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Body Reconstruction Outcome?

Hi, everyone! My name is Chris and I'm 22 years of age. About 2 years ago I took it upon myself to change my lifestyle and so I did. I was over 460 pounds, borderline diabetic among other things and now I'm 220 pounds. My goal is to reach 210 before I do the surgery as I have a lot of loose skin after losing over 250 pounds. I have two questions: Will my scars eventually go away completely? Can my gastric band be removed while undergoing the skin removal? Thanks!

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Weight Loss Body Contouring

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Congratulations on your weight loss. While your scars will improve significanlty over 12 - 18 moths, your scars will never completely go away.  WIth respect to the Gastric Band port, most plastic surgeons who do a lot of MWL body contouring are skilled at preserving the port.   Best wishes.


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