After Weight Loss Surgery in Harrisburg, PA

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About Weight Loss Surgery

Board-certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Theodore T. Foley offers after weight loss surgery to patients to complete their weight loss journey and transformation after losing a significant amount of weight. This procedure tightens and removes excess, sagging skin for a more attractive body contour. At Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery of Central Pennsylvania in Camp Hill, PA, we have extensive experience with after weight loss surgery. Dr. Foley will use his expertise and exceptional skill to develop a personalized treatment plan just for you. This enables Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery of Central Pennsylvania to provide you with the best treatment and service possible. Understanding your cosmetic goals and desires is a top priority at our practice.

Best Candidates

After weight loss surgery is ideal for patients who have lost 100 pounds or more (either naturally or through bariatric surgery) and have loose skin in areas like their arms, chest, chin, and stomach. Losing a significant amount of weight is a great accomplishment and yields so many health benefits. However, it may leave you with excess sagging skin that do not reveal your new, well-earned figure. This procedure will tighten and eliminate excess folds of tissue to create an attractive, slim form. Ideal candidates are in good health and are near or at their goal weight.

What To Expect

Since this is a surgical procedure, you will be placed under general anesthesia. Various incisions and techniques are used to remove excess skin. For example, a procedure may include liposuction, tummy tuck, breast lift, neck lift, and arm lift surgery. In some cases, Dr. Foley will schedule the procedures to be performed in stages for patient safety. A single surgery can last 5 – 7 hours. Following surgery, you will spend 1 – 2 nights in the hospital for observation. Recovery time can take up to 4 – 6 weeks. However, results will leave you with a slimmer, smoother contour to compliment your new form.

Other Considerations

When undergoing after weight loss surgery, it’s important to have realistic expectations. The healing process is extensive and it’s important to maintain a healthy diet and exercise routine to maintain results. You should plan to take time off work and arrange for a caregiver to assist you with everyday tasks until you are properly healed. Strenuous activities should be avoided until your doctor has cleared you. It’s important to follow all precautions and aftercare tips provided by your surgeon following your procedure.

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Now that you've worked hard to lose so much weight, make sure you can enjoy it with after weight loss surgery. A customized treatment plan will remove loose skin and reveal the contours of your new, svelte body. Stop concealing your body with baggy clothes and enjoy what you've earned. Call or visit our office today to schedule your consultation and we will get your body in tight shape.

Cost of Weight Loss Surgery

The cost of After Weight Loss Surgery ranges and we encourage you to call our office for more details. If you are comparing prices between different plastic surgery practices, make sure you are comparing the fees which include all aspects of your upcoming surgery. These prices include the physician, anesthesia, and facility fees assuming that your surgery is being completed in a surgery center. If your surgery needs to be performed at the hospital, the fees will be ~$1500-$2000 more depending on the procedure, the surgical time, and whether or not you choose to stay overnight at the hospital. Also, your best choice for a cosmetic procedure of any kind is to choose a plastic surgeon, such as Dr. Theodore Foley, who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and who is local to you. Not only will you receive the best surgical care that way, but you will also receive the best postoperative care. At Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery of Central PA, we encourage patients to call for a complimentary personal consultation with our plastic surgeon so a customized quote can be prepared for you by our staff. For more information on payment options at our practice, check out our Payment Information page by clicking here.

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Prices are subject to change and are our current estimate of the price which is inclusive of physician, facility, anesthesia at a surgical center. Some procedures, which do not require anesthesia, may be done at our office and would not then entail an anesthesia fee. If patients need to have their surgery at a hospital, prices are typically more expensive and will be outlined after consultation.

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