Here’s What to Do About All That Loose Skin After Weight Loss, According to Doctors

March 5, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Glass Scale With Blue Tape Measure Dr. J. J. Wendel

While rapid weight loss has a number of benefits (increased energy levels, smaller clothing sizes, more body definition, etc.), a common side effect is loose skin. Loose, hanging skin occurs due to the the skin not having adequate time to contract after losing a significant amount of weight. To remove excess skin, surgical options such as liposuction, or non-surgical cosmetic treatments like microneedling or radiofrequency procedures like Morpheus8 may be required.

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