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Paula Pile asks:
I have lost over 132 lbs and exercise will the loose skin & droopiness ever leave without surgery?

On: 12/18/2012 05:56 pm

To doctors from: Virginia

Category: Body (General)

Answers

DrRobertaGartside on 01/08/2013 07:30 pm wrote:
Paula: congrats on your achievement, that is a wonderful goal to have accomplishes. Like with a pregnancy, any life event that stresses and stretches the skin can lead to the disruption of our elastic fibers which once broken to not repair. In general, individuals like yourself who have lost massive amounts of weight will need or be recommended surgery to removed the excess skin and fat.