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Archive for April, 2016

How a Body Lift Works

New Jersey Lipectomy | Best Plastic Surgeons in NJ

A body lift, also called lipectomy, torsoplasty or panniculectomy, is a procedure that removes excess skin from the upper legs and torso. It is ideal in patients that have loose, inelastic skin that hangs off the body, usually as a result of significant weight loss, age, or childbearing. A body lift tightens areas of the torso and upper legs, like the abdomen, back, buttocks, thighs and hips so patients can look and feel their best.

Tips & Advice About Bariatric Nutrition

New Jersey Bariatric Nutrition | Best Plastic Surgeons in NJ

In order to stay healthy after a weight loss surgery, eating a high protein diet is necessary. Eating proteins promotes wound healing and protein synthesis, but the risk of protein mal-digestion is high following surgery. We recommend a diet with 100 to 120 grams of protein following bypass surgery and 80 to 90 grams of surgery following lap band or sleeve surgeries.