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To schedule an appointment with a skilled cosmetic surgeon in St. Charles County, contact Dr. Jeffrey Copeland of Copeland Cosmetic Surgery.

Copeland Cosmetic Surgery
#2 Richmond Center Court
St. Peters, MO 63376
P / 636-397-2001
F / 636-279-2010

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Determining Candidacy For Post-Bariatric Body Contouring

blog 2Post-bariatric body contouring can often provide a solution for eliminating excess skin resulting from dramatic weight loss, which may occur after successful bariatric surgery, strict adherence to a diet and exercise program, or both. At our practice, Dr. Jeffrey Copeland reminds patients that while body contouring is often very effective at restoring a natural appearance to skin after weight loss, it’s an operation that requires an extensive consultation, customized treatment plan, and thorough examination of one’s health history. Other requirements for post-bariatric body contouring typically include:

  • Approval from patient’s primary doctor
  • Clearance from relevant specialists (such as cardiologist or diabetes doctor)
  • Consultation with the anesthesiologist well before the date of surgery

Since obesity and excess weight can have a lasting impact on health, it’s essential that each individual undergo a thorough medical evaluation before proceeding with a surgical approach. Dr. Copeland understands that every patient has a unique situation, and he assesses all indicators, including individual goals, before beginning a treatment plan.

For more information about candidacy requirements for post-bariatric body contouring, or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Copeland, please contact our office today.

Check back with our blog soon to read the final installment of our three-part blog series on body contouring after weight loss. The post will cover customized plans, popular procedures, and priority treatment areas.