Serving the Frisco, Plano, Allen, & McKinney, TX area, plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Najera, is a body contouring specialist and offers tailored cosmetic procedures for weight loss patients. Individuals who lose a large amount of weight are usually thrilled with their achievements, but disappointed because they are often left with loose and hanging skin. After weight loss surgery can help these patients complete their transformation. Using a combination of skin removal, skin tightening and liposuction techniques, the upper and lower body can be transformed and tightened so that hanging skin, excess wrinkles, and other skin deformities can be removed. It is especially common for patients who have lost around 100 pounds or more, whether it is from natural or bariatric weight loss.
During the initial consultation, Dr. Najera will sit with the patient and discuss the areas of primary concern. For most patients, loose skin tends to be a problem under the arms, around the abdomen, under the buttock, and surrounding the thigh area. Many women will choose to have a tummy tuck and breast lift, as these are both common areas were sag tends to take place. A customized treatment plan will be provided, which may combine various procedures that are spaced out over a specified period of time.
"Dr. Najera hands down is the BEST doctor. I had a complete mommy make over and Dr. Najera and his staff especially his coordinator Amber have been nothing but EXCELLENT. Office staff is pleasant and professional. Dr. Najera has ALWAYS been about my happiness and well being. He is very professional and explained everything to me and answered EVERY question I ever had. I would recommend him to EVERYONE. From beginning to the end Dr. Najera and his staff have taken GREAT care of me!!!!"- T.S. / Google / Oct 30, 2015
"I love Doc Najera. He is patient and understands my issues with breast cancer and reconstruction has been less stress because HE IS AMAZING at what he does.I believe its because he genuinely cares, he is young and progressive not set in old ways and even tnough he is young he has the experience to know what you need. Im so lucky my breast surgeon sent me! It has been more of a pleasure than an ordeal. Thank you doc ? And his staff, Rachel and everyone are so kind and wonderful."- M.M. / Google / Jul 03, 2017
"Dr.Robert Najera and staff are absolutely amazing! I am very pleased with the services and care I've received. Dr. Najera's ethical, compassionate, and thorough actions makes him simply the best in DFW. I recommend him for your cosmetic and reconstructive needs, you will be extremely delighted with your decision."- K.S. / Google / Apr 10, 2017
"Robert Najera and staff are absolutely amazing! I am very pleased with the service I received. Dr. Najera's ethical, compassionate, and thorough actions makes him simply the best in DFW. I recommend him for your cosmestic and reconstructive needs, you will be very happy with your decision."- K.S. / Google / Apr 03, 2017
"The entire process was fantastic. I was ecstatic with my results. Dr. Najera & his staff made me feel comfortable at all times and thoroughly answered all of my questions."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Feb 07, 2017
There are numerous conditions that can result following a significant weight loss. Surgery can help correct the following cosmetic concerns:
- Sagging, deflated breasts
- Loose and sagging skin on the abdomen
- Pockets of fat and hanging skin on the hips and flanks
- Wrinkles and sagging skin under the buttocks
- Loose and saggy skin on the inner and outer thigh and near the knees
- Hanging skin on the underside of the arm, commonly referred to as “bat wings”
It is common for weight loss patients to combine surgeries so that both the upper and lower portion of the body can be addressed. The goal is to reduce the amount of loose skin that hangs on the body and to lift the body part, so it appears tighter. Common surgical groupings include:
- Upper body (Liposuction, breast lift, tummy tuck, arm lift)
- Lower body (Liposuction, butt lift, thigh lift, lower body lift)
After weight loss surgery is performed in an accredited surgical center under general anesthesia. Depending on the surgical case, an overnight stay may be required. The recovery following this surgery can be a slow process due to the number of incisions that must be made to remove the skin deformities. Every attempt is made during surgery to minimize scarring as much as possible. After weight loss surgery typically takes 6-8 full months for the final results to appear.
After weight loss surgery can cost between $10,000-$15,000, or higher. This cost varies greatly depending on how many procedures are performed and if they are completed in one setting or multiple sessions.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $6,000 - $9,000
- Recovery Time
- 2 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 1-2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
- Procedure Recovery Location
Get the Body You Deserve
First of all, congratulations on your weight loss! We know this is such a huge achievement for all patients and it is very exciting. If you are dealing with loose and sagging skin because of your weight loss, Dr. Najera can provide a thorough assessment that removes and treats the condition so that you are left with a tighter, smoother, sleeker silhouette. Allow us to take the final steps in your weight loss transformation and call our Frisco, TX plastic surgery office today to schedule your consultation.