When we speak of loose skin, this is typically associated with the sagging of the skin due to aging, but this can also be a result of weight loss.
When we discuss excess loose skin, this tends to indicate a more enhanced condition that is almost certainly due to a great deal of weight loss that leaves behind excessive volumes of loose skin. This excessive loose skin often termed as post-bariatric, pertains to masses of weight loss relating to obesity.
When someone is obese, they have to work extremely hard to lose large amounts of excess weight which will improve both their confidence and overall health. A result of all this determination and incredible achievement is a slimmer more healthy body weight, BMI, and of course, means they will feel a lot better too.
However, one of the saddening side effects of massive weight loss is unfortunately an excess in loose skin that once housed the excess fat. Often over long periods of time, the skin will have had to have stretched to accommodate the weight gain and growth to such an extent that it could no longer sustain the ability to retract back to its former state.
The older we get, this presents the additional issue that the collagen and elastin in our skin has also begun to be compromised and is no longer as effective at helping the skin to bounce back.
When we are left with high levels of excess loose skin, this can be seen all over our body, including the abdomen, thighs, arms, back, buttocks and face. We are able to disguise this on our bodies fairly well through strategic use of clothing, but on our faces we are unable to successfully hide this condition.
At Paradise Aesthetic Clinic, we have a number of treatments available to help you overcome excess loose skin. Through a thorough in depth consultation we will be able to assess the extent of the condition and recommend the appropriate treatment to give you back your more contoured physique and tighter, toned skin.