Making Your Body Look The Way You Feel

Losing weight is a huge accomplishment, and it can be life-changing. But sometimes, the skin doesn’t snap back like you thought it would. If you’re struggling with excess skin after losing weight, don’t worry – there is help available. Body contouring surgery can tighten up loose skin and give you the body you always wanted.

Types Of Body Contouring Procedures In Herndon, VA

  • Liposuction

    breaks up fatty deposits beneath the skin, removing them via a small tube inserted through tiny incisions in your body. Patients should recover from this procedure after approximately one week.

  • Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)

    tightens muscles and skin on the abdomen, flattens the belly button, removes excess fat and skin. The downside is that that the recovery time is long.

  • Arm lift (Brachioplasty)

    tightens skin on the upper arms, removes excess fat, and sometimes improves tone. Recovery time for this procedure is usually about two weeks after surgery.

  • Buttock lift/lower body lift

    improves the shape of the buttocks and lower back reduces drooping skin. Recovery time for this procedure is two to three weeks after surgery.


  • Breast lift with or without reduction or augmentation

    brings sagging breasts back up to their proper position on the chest, sometimes enhancing the size of the breasts depending on what’s appropriate for your body type. The recovery time for this procedure is around one month, although you can expect some pain and swelling.


  • Face-lift

    tightens the jawline and neck muscles, and removes drooping skin on the face. Patients will typically recover from this procedure after 2 to 4 weeks.


  • Neck lift

    improves sagging skin along the neck and jawline. Patients will typically recover from this procedure in 2 to 4 weeks.

  • Panniculectomy

    this surgery is performed to remove sagging skin and excess fat from the abdomen.

Some body contouring procedures are stand-alone surgeries. Others are combined with other types of surgery to achieve the desired effect. Many people have a combination of treatments to get their desired results. They might have a tummy tuck with arm lifts or a breast lift with a breast augmentation.

Body contouring isn’t done right away. You should plan on having the procedure done at least six months after reaching your weight-loss goal.

What Causes Sagging Skin

Body contouring surgery after weight loss is most effective when the excess skin is relatively small or moderate in size. The following are some of the factors that cause sagging or loose skin:

  • Losing weight rapidly (gastric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery, for example)
  • Pregnancy and childbirth
  • Gaining and losing weight repeatedly
  • Aging

If you have an extreme amount of extra skin, you made need a tummy tuck as well. If you still have a lot of excess skin even after trying conventional diet and exercise techniques, you might be a candidate for skin removal surgery.

What Is ?

Renuvion® is a new technology that incorporates plasma heat to aid in body contouring as a standalone and/or adjunct to body contouring procedures. As the only product that is FDA-cleared to improve the appearance of loose skin on the neck and chin, it is a safe choice to help get rid of excess skin without the need for invasive surgery, extended downtime, or large surgical scars.

During the Renuvion® procedure, Dr. Ghaznavi will create a small entry point to place the device just under the skin. Then, the device will release pro helium gas and radiofrequency (RF) to create a stream of energy (plasma). This will generate enough heat to contract the skin while, simultaneously, excess helium gas will cool the treatment area. This combination of energy will cause the tissue to contract just under the skin, which will tighten it.

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