Bariatric surgery has gone from being a complex and risky surgery to be a high safety surgery and with excellent results. With her ponderal losses of up to thirty, forty or even more kilos, from obese over a hundred kilos to normal weight or only a slight overweight they are achieved.
After this surgery, patients feel extremely satisfied. The problem comes when they have to face their new body image. Thinnings as flashy and in a short time left as sequels excess skin and fat hanging pitiless abdomen, thighs, arms and chest, betraying the past bulky and impossible many times the personal satisfaction of patients with serious self-esteem issues and in their social relationships and partner.
Operations such as abdominoplasty, the cruroplasty thighs and arms brachioplasty and correcting sagging and breast tissue atrophy are common and strongly demanded by these patients.
The ideal time to address this surgery is when they have spent at least two years of operation gastric bypass or stomach reduction, and having spent at least six months of weight stabilization with minimal oscillations.
While it is true that these operations have more complications than merely aesthetic, the fact is that the degree of satisfaction of these patients is very high and improves both physical and psychosocial very evident.
This is the final touch to the effective treatment of a disease with high morbidity and added a psychological and social adaptation cost very important.