Surgery After Weight Loss

Losing a significant amount of weight can help you feel happier and more energetic, but it might just be one step in the journey. When skin loses elasticity by being stretched for a long time, it often does not conform to your smaller figure after a successful diet and exercise program or weight loss surgery.

Through post-bariatric plastic surgery, patients from the Austin, Texas, area regain the confidence they deserve. Our board-certified plastic surgeons understand your needs. Dr. Kerr is nationally known for his expertise in these procedures through his involvement with the popular television show Skin Tight on TLC.

Post Weight Loss Surgery
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Helping Patients on TLC’s Skin Tight

Dr. Kerr believes deeply in the transformative power of body contouring procedures following a major weight loss. That’s why he is proud to be featured on the television show Skin Tight, which profiles the journeys of his brave patients. Dr. Kerr enjoys helping people through this challenging but exciting step on the path to leading healthy, beautiful lives, and he invites you to follow along on Skin Tight.

SkinTight on TLC

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How Much Does Post Weight-loss Surgery Cost in Austin?

In general, post weight-loss surgery patients in and around Austin, Texas, typically pay anywhere between $16,000 and $35,000, although there are always outliers. Post weight-loss surgery does not have a set price tag because each procedure is completely customized to meet the specifications of the patient. During your consultation, your doctor provides you with a written quote that reflects your specific surgery. For more information, visit our Pricing page.


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Your Body Contouring Plastic Surgery Options

After massive weight loss, each person is left with a unique combination of concerns with a variety of areas in need of enhancement to restore a contoured appearance. If you have reached a stable weight and are maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the time might be right to visit Synergy Plastic Surgery in Austin for body contouring surgery. Weight loss patients commonly undergo a combination of procedures, which can include one or more of the following lifting and tightening surgeries:

Upper Arm Lift

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This surgery is highly effective at adding attractive tone and shape to the upper arm, an area plagued by hanging skin (sometimes nicknamed “bat wings”). Arm lift surgery typically requires an incision made along the inside of the upper arm between the shoulder and elbow for a scar that’s generally easy to conceal.

Breast Lift

Breast lift surgery raises the breasts to higher positions on the chest. In most cases, the results can be quite long-lasting. During the surgery, your surgeon may also remove unnecessary tissue in order to improve the shape of the breasts. The surgery also typically includes repositioning the nipples to sit higher on the breasts for complementary results. Read more about breast lift surgery.

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Tummy Tuck

This popular procedure is well-known for its ability to improve the contour of the abdomen. Our doctors’ approach allows them to access the deeper layers of the abdomen for a lasting improvement. No detail is spared during abdominoplasty, as your surgeon can even reshape the navel for a beautiful midsection that looks great in — or out of — your favorite clothes. Our doctors may expand a regular tummy tuck for additional skin tightening by using one of the following techniques:

  • Fleur-de-lis tummy tuck includes a vertical incision to tighten the hips and waistline. Our Austin plastic surgeons use this advanced technique for patients with a great deal of extra skin. The results are unlike any other procedure.
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Before & After Fleur-De-Lis Tummy Tuck
  • Extended tummy tuck or belt lipectomy continues the horizontal abdominoplasty incision all the way around to the back to remove more skin than a regular tummy tuck and contour the waist.

Read more about tummy tuck surgery.

Thigh/Buttock Lift

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After massive weight loss, men and women alike often complain that excess skin around their thighs hampers their mobility and causes discomfort. Thigh and buttock lift removes this skin and tightens the thighs and buttocks for a proportionate, toned result that improves how you look, feel, and move.


Although the brunt of your weight loss is likely complete, liposuction can selectively improve and smooth smaller areas of the body that may still bulge with residual fat deposits. Liposuction requires very small incisions and can be easily added to other procedures. Read more about liposuction.



Enjoy a slimmer figure without surgery, anesthesia, or recovery time. Freeze unwanted fat on your abdomen, thighs, chin, and more with nonsurgical CoolSculpting.

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Massive weight loss can also leave you with the need for other types of aesthetic enhancement, such as breast augmentation. Our team of supportive, approachable plastic surgeons truly listen to their patients and help them develop realistic expectations. During your consultation, your surgeon will review your medical history, explain your options, and develop a customized plan to help you achieve your cosmetic goals.

Are you ready to find out how post weight loss plastic surgery can improve your appearance? Request a consultation online with one of our board-certified plastic surgeons or call our office in Austin, Round Rock, or West Lake Hills at (512) 244-1439.

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Just a short drive on I-35, Synergy Plastic Surgery is your destination for aesthetic excellence. From North San Antonio and New Braunfels to Georgetown, patients travel to our Austin-area locations to benefit from our 5 board-certified plastic surgeons' world-class expertise. Trust our team to provide the results you want and the care you deserve.

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Our Convenient Locations Serving Austin

Wherever you are in Austin, Synergy Plastic Surgery isn't far away. With multiple strategically placed locations, exceptional aesthetic services have never been more accessible.

Synergy Plastic SurgeryAustin

11200 Menchaca Rd.Suite 201, Building 2Austin, TX 78748

Synergy Plastic SurgeryWest Lake Hills

3355 Bee Caves Rd.Suite 401, Building 4West Lake Hills, TX 78746

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7700 Cat Hollow Dr.Ste. 103Round Rock, TX 78681

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3503 Wild Cherry Dr.Building 16Lakeway, TX 78738