Transaxillary Breast Augmentation/Wise-Pattern Mastopexy in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
For obese women, losing a lot of weight is a great achievement as it requires willpower, determination, and sacrifice. Women can either undergo massive weight loss (MWL) by dieting and exercising or via bariatric surgery such as laparoscopic banding or gastric bypass surgery. MWL after a bariatric procedure requires about a year to 18 months. Changes occur in the process of weight loss with respect to family dynamics, romantic relationships, social interactions, work habits, self-esteem, and other life issues that may be unique to each individual patient. Ideally, plastic surgery on MWL patients provides enormously positive results for their self-image, self-esteem, attitude, and – ultimately – their health.
KeywordsCosmetic Surgery Breast Augmentation Capsular Contracture Pectoralis Major Muscle Silicone Implant
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