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Category: Panniculectomy

Massive Weight Loss Body Contouring

Posted On: April 27, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated a 44-year-old female wanting to improve her stomach area after massive weight loss. During her consultation, she explained how she was hoping to remove the loose skin as well as contour specific areas of her midsection. After listening to her and setting the expectation, we agreed to schedule two separate procedures to enhance […]

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Massive Weight Loss, Body Contouring

Posted On: July 23, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

A 39-year-old female who lost a massive amount of weight recently came to my to my Beverly Hills office. After losing over 110 pounds, she was looking to remove the loose skin and have a breast augmentation with a lift. After listening to her goals, we scheduled surgery where I performed an abdominal panniculectomy (removal […]

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Posted On: May 01, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Interestingly, everywhere you look today, society is gauged, measured and delineated according to weight loss, weight management and maintaining a thin, streamline physique. Patients today are undergoing more body lift surgeries after massive weight loss than ever. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, “ More than 106,000 body contouring procedures were performed in […]

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Posted On: April 19, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients after tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure may present with multiple complications, one of which is a seroma.  Seroma is a complication that may occur in up to 1 to 2 percent of abdominoplasties, especially large paniculectomies.  In my opinion, in order to reduce this risk complication, it is important to drain the abdominal cavity.  In […]

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Posted On: March 26, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

STATUS POST MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS The patient presents with significant weight loss, well over 120 pounds, leaving her with severe breast asymmetry, grade 3 ptosis, massive abdominal pannus, skin laxity with residual lipodystrophy of the iliac crest roll hips.  The patient presented for breast enhancement, breast mastopexy and full tummy tuck procedure.  The frontal views […]

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Massive Abdominal Pannus

Posted On: November 20, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

MASSIVE ABDOMINAL PANNUS  WITH VENTRAL EPIGASTRIC AND UMBILICAL HERNIA REPAIR The patient is a 45-year-old African-American female presenting from out of state with significant abdominal wall protrusion.  On examination, it was very evident that she had a significant hernia, both in the upper epigastric area as well as the umbilicus.  As a result, the patient […]

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Total Mommy Makeover Status Post Massive Weight Loss

Posted On: July 05, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient below is status post massive weight loss, over 140 pounds, was actually featured on the Dr. Oz Show with Dr. Linder after Dr. Linder’s total transformation of the patient’s breasts and abdomen. The patient had severe grade 3 ptosis, skin laxity and a massive abdominal pannus after losing 140 pounds. She, however, was […]

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Total Male Makeover

Posted On: February 14, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

STATUS POST MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS The patient to the left presents with massive weight loss, weighing over 340 pounds, having had a laparoscopic banding procedure (gastric bypass surgery), lost over 140 pounds, now weighs 200 pounds even. He has massive amounts of skin from the chest area extending to the lateral breast and extending down […]

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Panniculectomy Procedure in Beverly Hills

Posted On: January 18, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

PANNICULECTOMY CASE STUDY This case study shows a representative patient who presents with massive abdominal pannus, status post significant weight loss, status post gastric bypass surgery. The patient has lost well over 120 pounds and now has significant amounts of skin with a massive abdominal pannus. A panniculectomy can be performed in order to reduce […]

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