Category Archives: Surgery After Weight Loss

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Are You a Good Mini Tummy Tuck Candidate? Find Your Best Contouring Procedure

Body contouring procedures are a great option if you're looking to enhance your physique and body proportions. However, not everyone is an ideal candidate for these surgeries. For example, a good mini tummy tuck candidate has different goals and physical characteristics than someone considering extensive plastic surgery after weight loss. Learn more about choosing the …

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Is Panniculectomy a ‘Plus-Size’ Tummy Tuck?

Losing significant weight is a remarkable accomplishment, whether you’ve made lifestyle changes, undergone bariatric surgery, or achieved success with GLP-1 medications such as Ozempic®. Putting the final touches on your physical transformation may include body contouring surgery to remove excess skin, such as a tummy tuck. In this blog post, I discuss the 'plus size' …

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A Post-Weight Loss Surgery Expert Answers Your Top Body Lift Questions  

Embarking on a weight loss journey is an incredible achievement, but it often leaves individuals with a new set of challenges—excess skin and tissue that may not conform to their new body shape. Enter the body lift, a transformative surgical procedure designed to address these concerns and provide a more contoured appearance.  I bring my …

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Bra Line Back Lifts are Blowing up on TikTok: Here is What You Need to Know.

A bra-line backlift is a surgical procedure designed to remove excess skin and fat from the back, creating a more defined waistline and improving the overall appearance of the body. Dr. David Stoker specializes in this transformative procedure, helping patients regain confidence and achieve their desired aesthetic goals. In this blog post, we will explore …

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How an Extreme Body Lift Changed Her Life

Dr. David Stoker, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. Today, I have a beautiful six-week post-op result on an extreme makeover after massive weight loss. I have a beautiful 39-year-old great-looking woman who fortunately lost 180+ pounds, which made an enormous difference for her. Unfortunately, the significant weight loss caused her breasts to be pointing …

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Is plastic surgery after weight-loss trending?

Is Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss Trending?

Many people added a few pounds during the pandemic—the "quarantine 15"—as self-isolating undermined workout schedules and led to more snacking while working from home. In contrast, some people used the disruption to focus on weight loss either through lifestyle changes or bariatric surgery. Losing significant weight, however, often requires plastic surgery after weight loss at …

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Arm Liposuction or Arm Lift Surgery: Which Procedure Is Right for You?

As a board-certified plastic surgeon and body contouring specialist, I've helped countless patients achieve sleeker, more toned arms, whether their primary concerns were excess skin, excess fat, or a combination of both. In this blog post, I will cover the differences between arm lift surgery and arm liposuction to help you decide which procedure is …

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