About This Surgery
Weight loss is a significant accomplishment that should be celebrated and shown off. However, sometimes after losing an extensive amount of weight, your skin can become saggy and loose throughout your body. Dr. Nana Mizuguchi, our board-certified plastic surgeon, wants to help you look and feel your best. He offers post weight loss procedures to help tighten your skin, contour your body, and remove any stubborn fat left. These surgeries can be done in stages or at one time depending on your health and cosmetic needs. We can offer breast enhancement procedures, tummy tucks, arm lifts, Brazilian butt lifts, liposuction, and more, which can all be decided on during your consultation at Mizuguchi Plastic Surgery in Louisville, KY.
Losing more than 100 pounds is an impressive accomplishment, but men and women will see their achievements better with after weight loss surgical contouring procedures. Ideal candidates:
- Will have medical approval from their weight loss surgery doctor
- Will be at a sustained weight for at least a year
- Will have lost close to 100 pounds or more
- Will be in good health
- Will be able to have general anesthesia for the surgery
- Do not smoke
"This is the best place to go hands down! The Doctor and Staff always went above and beyond to make me feel comfortable and happy. I even get text and calls from their Nurce's before surgery just to check in to see if I had questions and post op to see how I am. Thank you thank you so much! I really look forward to doing more here and I'm even more happy about my results =) thanks for making this a fun and smooth process you all are amazing! This is the most skilled plastic surgon around here guaranteed I wouldent evem consider anyone else."- C.W. / Google / Oct 25, 2018
"I had a muscle repair with Tummy Tuck done by Dr Mizuguchi, let me tell you he is wonderful! Hands down! His staff and nurses are by far amazing! Six months post op and I look and feel wonderful! I’d highly recommend Dr Mizuguchi for any type of procedure! A huge thanks to him and his staff for making me feel at ease and comfortable through it all."- C.S. / Google / Nov 25, 2018
"Recently had a mommy makeover and my results are amazing! I could not be more pleased with Dr. Mizuguchi or his staff. They are compassionate, kind and helpful. They made my experience amazing."- K.A. / Google / Nov 17, 2018
"Amazing surgeon and even better bedside manner. Love my breast augmentation results and wouldn't go to anyone else in the country for body work"- L.M. / Google / Sep 12, 2018
"29 YO, 5'2", 121 Lbs, no kids, 32B - OKAY!So I'm 29 years old, 5'2", no kids, small frame, 121 lbs. After running for two years, I decided to weight lift with my husband and it's SO MUCH BETTER than the exhaustion of running. But, my body changed in ways that I wasn't expecting.. I gained a lot of muscle that's shaping my body and becoming more fit (woo hoo!) , but my boobs shrank from a D to a B! I've always been open minded..."- H. / RealSelf / Sep 07, 2018
What to Expect
Considering the extensive amount of skin to be removed, this surgery is performed at a local hospital or an accredited ambulatory surgical center with overnight stay capabilities. Our plastic surgeon may also schedule the surgeries to occur 3 – 6 months apart to allow for healing, depending on your overall health and other medical conditions, or to curtail excessive blood loss and limit the risk of infection.
Once cleared by our medical team to perform regular physical activity, our after weight loss surgery patients report having more mobility and range of motion when doing basic everyday activities. With all of the extra skin eliminated, they also report feeling dramatically different in their clothes and exude a higher level of self-confidence. Recovery time for each patient is different and will depend on the nature and extent of the surgery performed, as well as the combination of surgeries. Our team does our best to educate you on the procedures and how to best care for your body post surgery.
Plan Your Procedure
Complete Your Transformation
With all of the time and investment you have put into your overall weight loss, body contouring is a decision to consider. We encourage you to call today and schedule a consultation to learn more about all of our after weight loss surgery options at our Louisville, KY practice.