Now that you’re well on your way to achieving your New Year’s weight loss resolution, you may be contemplating a body contouring procedure performed by Board-Certified Knoxville Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kleto.
You’re certainly not alone. Consider that in 2013, more than 41,000 Americans opted for a body contouring surgery after undergoing dramatic weight loss, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This trusted organization reported that the following procedures were most popular that year with people who wanted to reshape their slimmer selves:
But not everyone who finds success with diet and exercise necessarily needs to cap their newfound health and wellness routine with body contouring surgery.
Here are three issues that might impact your decision to have cosmetic or plastic surgery after losing weight.
- Age. People under age 40 can more easily achieve their dream physique without needing body contouring.
- Weight Distribution. When most weight loss impacted a particular part of your body, such as your stomach, that same area is going to appear misshapen without that extra volume. If, however, your weight loss was evenly distributed around your entire frame, you are less likely to need cosmetic surgery to achieve your ideal physique.
- Weight Fluctuation. The doctor will want you to maintain a stable weight for several months before undertaking most surgeries.
The surest way to determine whether or not body contouring will be an appropriate cap to your weight loss adventure, is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kleto, an accomplished compassionate ABPS Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Knoxville. You can reach Dr. Kleto’s office online or by dialing (865) 366-4755 or (877) 907-0747.