- Fleur-di-Lis Abdominoplasty
- Post Weight Loss Surgery
This 28-year-old female came to our doctor wanting to transform her abdomen following post-bariatric weight loss surgery. After having three children and losing over 120 lbs of excess weight from laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, she was left with a very large stomach with a great deal of skin that draped over her pants and clothing. Like many post-bariatric patients she felt uncomfortable in her new smaller body. Many Austin, Texas area women looking for post-bariatric weight loss surgery body contouring choose our doctor because of the advanced techniques he uses to rejuvenate their bodies after losing a significant amount of extra weight.
During her initial consultation, our doctor spoke in detail with her about abdominoplasty or tummy tuck surgery, and explained to her that this was the best method to remove excess fat and skin while still tightening the lax muscles underneath. Since she had so much extra skin to remove following her bariatric surgery, he recommended an advanced type of tummy tuck called a “fleur-di- lies” abdominoplasty. This type of surgery adds a vertical incision for patients who need a great deal of extra skin removed in order to restore their hips and curves. It tightens the hips and waistline unlike any other operation.
In surgery, our docto radically transformed her stomach by removing many pounds of extra skin and fat. He pulled her all of her remaining skin tight, and reshaped her belly button so that it was smaller and more attractive. The result that day was a dramatic improvement in both abdominal skin and muscle tone that restored shape to her body. She went home after surgery, and recovered quickly.
During her follow-up period she was very happy with her exceptional results. In one surgery our doctor was able to improve her overall self confidence, and rid her of the extra skin that did not reflect her post-bariatric body. While a Fleur-di-Lies style abdominoplasty does require more incisions, she felt the dramatic effect it had on reshaping her body was worth the additional scars.
If you're interested in finding out what results are possible for you, request a complimentary consultation below, or call our Austin area plastic surgery office at (512) 244-1444. Our doctors provide liposuction and body contouring surgery like abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), mommy makeovers, post weight loss plastic surgery, and labiaplasty for patients located in Austin, Texas and neighboring Texas communities like Cedar Park, Leander, Georgetown, Killeen, Round Rock, and Pflugerville.