Want to find out what to do about loose skin after weight loss surgery?

Weight loss surgery can lead to excess loose skin.  Many questions come up in regard to this. How can one get rid of loose skin after weight loss surgery? Is surgery to get my loose skin removed covered by insurance?

After weight loss surgery as one is losing weight, there are things that you can do to help in trying to preserve skin integrity:

-Eating a healthy and nutritious diet. -Staying hydrated. -Taking your vitamins -Exercise to maintain lean muscle mass. -Use moisturizing creams and lotions.

Despite all of the above, weight loss in large amounts can still inevitably lead to loose and saggy skin in the arms, thighs, and abdominal area etc. The only way to get rid of this effectively is cosmetic surgery.

At Las Vegas Bariatrics we refer our clients to board certified cosmetic surgeons for loose skin after weight loss surgery. It is wise to do more than one evaluation/consultation with a qualified cosmetic/plastic surgeon. Explore what your options are. Get a good feel for what will and can be done. Make a connection with the surgeon.

Most insurances will not cover the cost for skin removal procedures, but some do.

It will require a team that will work with you in documenting the need of skin removal. Your primary doctor can document ongoing skin irritation and infections from loose skin. Also, for sagging breast, documenting back pain, shoulder and neck pain is important. Some cosmetic surgeons will work with you to get loose skin after weight loss surgery covered. So do your research.

If you are considering weight loss surgery please visit our contact page to set up a weight loss consultation with our certified weight loss professionals. Las Vegas Bariatrics is voted Best of Las Vegas and is dedicated to helping you during your weight loss journey.

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