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Body Contouring After Major Weight Loss

Body Contouring After Major Weight Loss

Body Contouring is an excellent way to improve overall aesthetics after major weight loss.

Northern Nevada has gotten serious about losing weight. The popularity of TV shows like The Biggest Loser has made a great many people in the Reno/Tahoe region rethink their lifestyle, and encouraged them to lead healthier lives. Whether you have lost a lot of weight through diet and exercise, or undergone bariatric or some other related weight loss surgery, following up with body contouring is the next logical step.

After you reach your new, healthier body weight, there can still be issues of excess and flabby skin and tissue all over your body. An upper and/or lower body lift can be the answer: necklift, armlift, buttocks and thigh liftbreast lift,  and tummy tuck address these issues. Body Contouring procedures can serve to bring your overall body image into alignment with your more healthy height/weight proportions.

Body Contouring procedures can be performed in incremental steps.

Some people like to have all of their body contouring surgeries performed in one sitting, and there are valid arguments for taking all those steps at once: getting it all out of the way, a single period of healing and possibly integrating liposuction into the contouring. But it is hardly necessary get all of your procedures and lifts out the way in one day.

Many people like to spread their surgeries over many months, or even a few years, in order to heal between procedures or simply spread the costs over a longer amount of time. It is also possible to have more targeted body contouring procedures, as your new silhouette emerges over time.

Dr. Timothy Janiga is one of Reno’s foremost Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeons.

Janiga MDs was established specifically to serve the people of the Northern Nevada region. Dr. Timothy Janiga earned his Bachelors of Science from the University of Nevada at Reno in 1997, graduating as the #1 ranked graduate from the College of Arts & Sciences. He then went on to earn his M.D. from the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine, in 2001. He returned to Reno to establish his own practice, in the town he loves best.

Body Contouring procedures require a high degree of technical knowledge and skill, and are best performed by someone with a decidedly artistic eye, who can see the desired results long before they are fully manifested.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Timothy Janiga to discuss your options, and look at before & after pictures of other people who have benefited from Body Contouring after their own major weight loss, please contact us today. We would love to speak with you.

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