Options for Excess Skin on Neck and Chin from Weight Loss?
- Asked by jmburke1 in charleston sc
- 3 years ago
I am 38 and have recovered from an illness that required IV steroids as well as medications that caused extreme weight gain. I am a year post illness and have lost the additional 40 pounds that I gained over the 2 year period.
I now have excess skin that pools where my neck and chin join. I am not wild about the idea of surgery after being sick for so long, but would love for my face to not remind me of how sick I was. I would appreciate information on the options available.
Treatment of neck skin after weight loss
I think most qualifed plastic surgeons would aggree that if the excess skin is at all more than minimal you will need surgery. The question then is what type of surgery and that would depend on what is seen on physical examination. It could be as little as a small neck only procedure under local anesthetic or as much as a full face lift under general anesthesia.
Only facelft and neck lift will correct excess skin.
Excess skin after weight loss
Skin Tightening Photos
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