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A panniculectomy removes the pannus, or the hanging flap of loose skin and fat, from the abdomen. Unlike a tummy tuck, this surgery does not tighten abdominal muscles. LEARN MORE ›

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28 150lbs Loss After RNY, Panniculectomy

Pre surgical appointment completed! things are getting real. After 3 years of waiting after approval, its finally happening! Loss of 150 lbs has left lots of skin on my belly. With such an active lifestyle it is difficult and painful to complete some of the exercises or activities I enjoy.... READ MORE

Panniculectomy & Abdominoplasty Post Weight Loss - Manhasset, NY

Extremely pleased with my results and much less pain/ discomfort than expected. At month 6 of recovery, still get some swelling if I'm super active and out in the heat, but it's gone by am. Full results and nerve regrowth expected by month 12. Going back to have my thighs and arms done in the... READ MORE

41 Years Old 3 Kids and Gastric Sleeve - Jacksonville, FL

I am 4 days post op and am very happy with what I have seen so far. I had the panneculectomy, abdominoplasty, and liposuction done. It has been very uncomfortable and I hate being so limited in activities but it is well worth it! The pain has been minimal from the actual surgery but the sites... READ MORE

32 Year Old Mommy of 5, Panniculectomy - Jacksonville, FL

Had gastric bypass June 2015 after having twins (my 4th and 5th children). After having 4 babies in 4 years I just couldn't get the excess weight off and made the decision to make a permanent change for ME; Lost 115lbs with fantastic results. Credit it to good skin and great genes, but new... READ MORE

Fleur De Lis, Albany, OR

Well 10 days and I will have my fleur de lis and panniculectomy with dr Kevin day in albany or. I'm nervous and excited and worried all at the same time! dr day and his assistant Cathy have been amazing spending so much time explaining and drawing on me to see what will be gone! I have gastric... READ MORE

Best Decision I've Ever Made! - Vancouver, WA

After losing about 150 pounds and having a large amount of leftover skin which caused me to be so insecure with my body and just absolutely not enjoy the fact that I had lost so much weight I went to Dr. Champ to see about having a panniculectomy. From the first day and through all the... READ MORE

Panniculectomy :) - Dubuque, IA

Everything is finally set to go for Minday morning. I'm so excited to begin a new chapter in my life, but I'm also very nervous. My husband has never heard of this surgery and he just can't wrap his head around it. He's being as supportive as he can be though. Told the kids last night and... READ MORE

Upcoming Pannilectomy and Breast Reduction - Houston, TX

I scheduled my surgery this am and am very excited! But a tad nervous at the same time. I have a huge belly that needs to be taken off as well as breast reduction (starting at HH-- at least). I will have 4 drains total, but she tummy ones will stay in for 2 weeks. YUCK! I am not looking... READ MORE

Blsbygd - surgery date 08/14/14 Chesapeake, VA

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

34 Years Old, 2 Childrens 6/2; I Had a Gastric-by-pass and Lost 160, but It Was Before my Babies. - Providence, RI

I just hope to have a normal life, get rid of my depression ( ex call me cow, and that i look horrible with my ubres hanging) Plus i dream about using a dress without people asking about du-date. My doctor's appointment was 3 days ago, and she promises to smooth the most that she can because my... READ MORE

Love my Results - Folsom, CA

I got a tummy tuck last thursday. The original plan was to do the panni but my surgeon did the whole area minus the muscles. Best experience. The staff was incredible and made me feel so comfortable. They took off 25 lbs pulled down the muffin top pulled up the iss. Above my vagina. And left me... READ MORE

Excess Skin Removal After 130 Lb Weight Loss - British Columbia

I am 22, 5'5" and currently weigh 164 lbs after losing 130 lbs (my starting weight was 290+ lbs). My surgery is booked for June 05 2015. It will remove the excess skin apron/pannus that hangs on my stomach. The Medical Services Plan (MSP) is covering this procedure, as it is considered a... READ MORE

29yr Old, 1 Child, Major Weight Loss and Extra Skin - Sugar Land, TX

I love love love did I mention love the work that Dr.Jafer preformed on me . I am beyond happy and excited of my out come so far . I am bearly 4 weeks out and I am doing drying great . I had a tummy tuck and pannilectomy performed on me and I'm happy ! I would recommend Dr.Jafer to everybody who... READ MORE

23 Year Old Female, Grade 3 Panniculus - Flowood, MS

I am so excited about my upcoming surgery! I know how much it is going to improve my quality of life along with my self esteem! I wanted to get an initial post done before the procedure itself. I will be posting before pictures also. Four months ago, I had my consultation with Dr. Brantley at... READ MORE

42 Year Old Mom of Three Kids. C-section with All Three - Ontario, CA

Dr. Chivers & Melissa are so amazing and patient. Thank you for being patient with me and always answering my questions no matter what time of the day it was. Dr Chivers is an amazing plastic surgeon and would highly recommend him!! You will not be disappointed. He is always... READ MORE

Penniculectomy with Abdominalplasty and Hernia Removal followed by Breast Reduction 1 year later

I had my procedure done in conjuction with hernia removal surgery. Dr. Shureih was absoutely wonderful in making sure I understood everything that was going to happen with my surgery before and after, and my results speak for itself. I love the new me and I will definatey be using him for any... READ MORE

24, 238 Lbs, No Kids, Needing Panniculectomy - Decatur, IL

Hello! I have done lots of research on Panniculectomy surgery and tons of searching on here for info. I went yesterday for my consultation, he said that I was a great candidate by looking. They took pictures, I also told them about the rashes I deal with. Waiting on other Dr's records for... READ MORE

Soon to Be 58 with Gastric Sleeve Almost 3 Years Ago - Akron, OH

I had my gastric sleeve 3 years ago in May by Dr Ramos Kelly in Tijuana Mexico. My highest weight was 278. I got really sick of being overweight....literally sick. My insurance would not cover any surgery and started pricing cash in the states. YIKES!!!!! I found and researched Mexico and it... READ MORE

pani/skin fat removal no muscle repair

Hey guys my name is Chelsie I am 23yrs old had Gastric Sleeve April 29 2014 lost 100lbs had my second baby 4 months ago at weighing in at 207 got back Down. To 189! Yesterday I Had a pani and abdominal skin and fat removal some may call it a SKIN only TUmmy Tuck he did not repair my muscles or... READ MORE

100+ Pound Weigh Loss 2 Year Post VGS - Grand Rapids, MI

Pro: my hip is back in place, I can feel when my balder is full, I am able to hold my posture in alignment allowing me to avoid sugary for on a herniated neck and my hernia has been repaired. Con: I had necrosis and an open wound for 9 weeks, my husband and on packed 2X daily. The deep stitches... READ MORE

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