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Dr. Gerzenshtein is among the few Lakeland plastic surgeons specializing in the intricate body lift procedure. He offers this comprehensive treatment for patients who have lost a large amount of weight as a result of diet and exercise and/or weight loss surgery. Dr. Gerzenshtein treats each patient seeking body lift in Lakeland with the utmost compassion and respect, an approach that has helped him earn a reputation as a leading Lakeland, FL body lift surgeon.
Recognizing that undergoing body lift surgery is a complex decision, Dr. Jacob Gerzenshtein personally works with each patient to explain this surgical treatment and answer any questions he or she might have. This approach greatly reduces the anxiety of his Lakeland body lift patients and allows them to make informed, confident decisions regarding their treatment. In the paragraphs below, Dr. Gerzenshtein provides answers to questions about body lift surgery his patients ask more often.
1. What is reshaping after massive weightloss?
Following massive weightloss, skin may not retract. Excess skin can lead not only to an aesthetically displeasing appearance and self-esteem, but functional impairment in physical activity, ill-fitting clothing and recurrent fungal infections. Excision of skin folds can address the trunk, breasts, extremities, and face.