15 September, 2022

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“Post-weight loss surgery”

What happens if I use Weghovy and have a lot of loose skin?

Wegovy is a prescription medication used to aid weight loss in adults with obesity. While it can be an effective tool for weight loss, it is not uncommon for patients to experience loose skin after losing a significant amount of weight. Here are some tips on what to do with loose skin after using Wegovy:

Be Patient: Skin elasticity can take time to bounce back, so it’s important to give your body time to adjust before seeking more invasive treatments.

Build Muscle: Building muscle through weight training and resistance exercises can help to fill out loose skin and improve overall body shape.

Stay Hydrated: Drinking plenty of water can help to improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of loose skin.

Moisturize: Applying moisturizer regularly can help to keep the skin hydrated and improve its elasticity.

Consider Non-Invasive Treatments: Non-invasive treatments such as radiofrequency, laser therapy, and ultrasound can help to tighten loose skin.

Consult with a Plastic Surgeon: In cases of significant loose skin, plastic surgery may be necessary to remove excess skin and improve body shape. A consultation with a plastic surgeon can help to determine if this is the best option for you.

In conclusion, while loose skin is a common concern after using Wegovy or any weight loss program, there are several steps you can take to improve skin elasticity and body shape. Being patient, building muscle, staying hydrated, and considering non-invasive treatments or plastic surgery can all help to improve the appearance of loose skin and achieve the desired body shape.

Mr Siva Kumar

MBBS, BMed.Sci(Hons), MRCS, MBA, FRCS(Plast.)


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