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Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss in Sugar Land, TX

People in the Sugar Land, Texas, and Houston, Texas areas who want Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss rely on Dr. David Stapenhorst of Signature Plastic Surgery. Dr. Stapenhorst provides the highest quality care to help those who have lost large amounts of weight, yet are left with excess, sagging skin and stubborn fat deposits. Obesity is a significant health concern. Carrying extra weight stretches the skin, causing it to lose elasticity. Once the excess weight is removed, the skin is no longer able to “snap” back into place. While massive weight loss is worth celebrating, the appearance of the excess skin is generally unattractive. Dr. Stapenhorst admires those who work hard toward massive weight loss, and he works closely with these patients to give them the toned appearance they deserve.

What happens during the Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss procedure by Dr. David Stapenhorst?

Dr. Stapenhorst performs two types of procedures for Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss. Depending on the individual case, he may perform one or both procedures. The goal of the first procedure is to improve the underlying tissue so that it can better support the remaining fat and skin. The second procedure removes excess fat and skin that drapes off the patient’s body. The end result is a firmer, more sculpted appearance.

When can normal activities resume after the Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss procedure?

Post-operative limitations depend largely on the extent of the Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss. Dr. Stapenhorst discusses post-operative care during the consultation appointment.

Is there any pain associated with the Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss procedure? 

Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss is typically an extensive procedure, and several procedures may be required. Dr. Stapenhorst advises his patients that the general post-operative symptoms for Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss include pain, fatigue, swelling and bruising. Dr. Stapenhorst may prescribe pain medications to help the patient remain comfortable during the healing process.

How much does Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss cost in Sugar Land, TX?

Signature Plastic Surgery works with CareCredit® to provide financing options for patients. Within a few hours, you can be pre-approved for your cosmetic procedure.

Dr. Stapenhorst specializes in cosmetic surgery; visit our other body contouring pages including buttock lift, liposuction and thigh lift.

Dear Patients,

I am announcing the closure of my practice, Signature Plastic Surgery. Effective December 31, 2022, I
will be moving on to a new practice opportunity. I have enjoyed serving the people of Sugar Land since
2008. This has been a difficult decision for me to make, but I am looking forward to the new
opportunity, and I know that I will look back fondly on the past 14 years.
If you are a current patient, your medical records are confidential, and a copy can be transferred to
another physician of your choice, or released to you only with your permission. You may send an e-mail
to dr.david@drdavidstapenhorst.com to obtain a record release form.

Sincerely,
David P. Stapenhorst, MD, FACS
drdavid@drdavidstapenhorst.com