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Mo Med. 2016 May-Jun;113(3):202-6.

Plastic Surgery after Massive Weight Loss.


Bariatric surgery rates have increased in the United States concurrent with the rise in obesity. As a result of the massive weight loss from these surgeries, patients are left with a different set of functional and cosmetic issues related to excess skin. Plastic surgery has evolved to treat these unique issues faced by this patient population and has demonstrated beneficial effects. This article will provide an overview of the options available to massive weight loss patients to treat specifically affected area of the body.

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