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This surgical process can help get rid of excess skin around the abs left behind after a massive weight loss LEARN MORE ›.
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I had gastric bypass back in 2000. I have maintained a 150+ lb weight loss and now need hernia repair and a panniculectomy. Been having issues with my pannus since a hysterectomy in 2012 leaving me unable to get much physical activity in. I have platued at my current weight for over a year... READ MORE

So here's me...Im a 30 year old female. I have always had somewhat of a weight issue but throughout high school I was very athletic, played basketball, ran track, etc. In my early 20s I experienced significant weight gain, due partially to depression partially my (not so fantastic) diet habits... READ MORE

I came into contact by chance with Dr. Carl Askren in August, 2014, and it turns out I should have played the lottery that day too! I had a consult with him October 22, 2014 and then the universe aligned to slide me into a cancellation on December 23, 2014. I'm 5'7" and was about 250 when I... READ MORE

January of 2013 I had a gastric sleeve procedure and lost a truly MASSIVE amount of weight. I went from a size 32 to a size 12 in a relatively short time. Yes, I was happy to be healthy, but I struggled through body image issues. I tell other bariatric patients quite openly that I was at least a... READ MORE

My story.... I am a mom of 3 and a Military Wife. My husband and I have been together for 14 yrs and married for almost 9. Our kids are 14, 11, and 5. I wasn't always over weight, I am 5'9 and was usually between 175-190lbs however, durning my second pregnancy in 2003 I developed pre-eclampsia... READ MORE

After loosing 90 lbs (naturally) I decided it was time to get a panniculectomy. With plenty of research and questions I found that it was right for me. The first couple of weeks are very painful, but so worth it. No more saggy skin or uncomfortable sitting. I would recommend anyone to get one... READ MORE

304 Pounds 3/12, Gastric Bypass 5/12, 203 pounds w/excess skin 6/14. Overly depressed, foul smells, blisters, yeast infections, back pains, and constant ins denials. Had to have Stomach but, sucked, and tucked, then arms cut, sucked and tightened, oh yeh a new belly button, All with All women STAFF! READ MORE

Hi! My name is Francelina and I was a contestant on NBC's The Biggest Loser Season 14. After losing over 170 lbs I was in great desperation. I struggled with painful excess skin after massive weight loss. It was a really difficult situation because of how taboo talking about excess skin was... READ MORE

In August 2012, after living most of my life as the "fat kid" and with my weight being a hindering factor at my job, I had gastric bypass surgery (Dr. Christopher Hart at Atlanta Bariatrics). At my heaviest, I weighed more than 360lbs. (I do not know how much more... I was afraid to look at the... READ MORE

I have lost approximately 75 lbs over ten months from 230-165 and remained steady the only thing standing in my way is approximately 15 lbs of stomach fat that goes down below my pubic area. I'm 5"6 and after two children I literally haven't seen my waist line in about 10 years. I'm covered... READ MORE

So here's some background on me- I am a soldier in the army (been in for about 2 years now), 30 years old. I have struggled with weight all my life and used to weigh 230 until I decided to serve my country and drop the weight. I got down to 160lbs and took 2.5 years to do so but as a result I... READ MORE

52yrs old mom of 3 , all c-sections....lost 161lbs back in 1996, no surgery just working out at YMCA 3-4 times a wk. No diet ate normal food and deserts. My decision to get a panniculectomy was one of the best life changing experience I've made. No regrets Good experience all the way round.I... READ MORE

Had lost 150 pounds after RNY. After maintaining the weight loss I had a pannilectomy done 5 days ago. They found and repaired a hernia at the same time. The pain was ok and better then I thought. I had 32 pounds removed. No muscle repair. The surgery lasted 4 hours with the hernia repair. I... READ MORE

I have set up a consultation with a plastic surgeon next Friday. My highest known weight was 309lbs. My current weight is 257lbs. I lost the majority of the weight just over a year ago, I still workout regularly and eat healthy. I have not been able to stably keep anymore weight off, the... READ MORE

After five years of diet and exercise I've gone from 435lbs down to 215lbs. I feel amazing, except for back pain. Although the pain is more manageable now, it's still persistent. I carry a large pannus around me like a worn out deflated tire. The flap is heave and strains my lower back. The more... READ MORE

I am having a BR because i have been experiencing neck back n shoulder pain along with rashes. I am having a Panniculectomy because I have sagging skin on my lower abdomen that causes lower back pain as well as leg pain. I am So excited , can't wait til the day of surgery. I welcome my new look... READ MORE

Hello, Well I got my approval for my panniculectomy found out they submitted approval for abdominalplasty they got the insurance to approve both thank God, im scheduled August 20th im very excited so ready to get it done and want to see how all my hard work from 120 lbs loss has paid off with a... READ MORE

So i read about a pannicutomy on this site , made appt . with doctor on 8-8-14 and got approved through my insurance on 8-22-14 so I took the step to get the ball rolling im .scared of the pain... was told I will be coming home with a wound vac., im not paying extra to keep my belly button,if... READ MORE

Hi i had gastic sleeve done july 3rd 2013 i m 100lbs down and have hanging skin every where arm,leg,tummy,sides,ext.... i have my first plastic app on Oct 22nd 2014 can't wait going to see Martha Matthews, MD she was referred by my favorite GYN Dr Mama love him so i m hoping to love her too.... READ MORE

I read about Dr. James E. Chappell online. I scheduled my consult and traveled about 5 hours to see him. I met with Dr. Chappell and felt at ease. It was not a simple procedure in my eyes as I have lost over 270 pounds and had lots of Skin hanging, but there was a reason I went to Dr. Chappell,... READ MORE

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