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Body Contouring After Weight Loss Surgery in Winnipeg, MB

Body Contouring After Weight Loss is one of the most popular procedures performed at Dr. Avi Islur’s cosmetic practice.

Losing weight (at any age) is a lot of work! Sometimes, after all that hard work to lose the weight, we are left with unwanted side effects such as loose overhanging skin, stubborn fat, and stretchmarks. That’s where Body Contouring After Weight Loss comes in to take your weight loss results to the next level.

Out Of Province Patients

Dr. Avi Islur’s active cosmetic surgery practice is growing with out of province patients who travel across Canada and the U.S for Body Contouring After Weight Loss in Winnipeg, MB. If you are an out of province patient, please let us know so we can accommodate an appropriate time for your consultation and surgery date.

RealTime Video consultations are available for patients who live outside of Manitoba.

Most patients like to book well in advance, don’t miss out on your preferred surgery date, call 204.813.0305 to reserve your consultation today.

What Can Body Contouring After Weight Loss Do For You?

Body Contouring After Weight Loss can dramatically improve your comfort and appearance after weight loss. You worked very hard to lose the weight, now it’s time to enjoy it.

Significant weight loss through diet and exercise or following bariatric surgery (gastric bypass or lap-banding surgery) may result in loose and excessive skin which hides the results obtained by your weight loss.

Following at least 6 months of stable weight, excess skin, fat, and loose hanging tissue can be removed through a variety of surgeries:

  • Surgeries are usually staged over several months to a year with multiple surgeries combined at the same time.
  • Body Sculpting via Liposuction maybe required to enhance and improve appearance.
  • Body Contouring After Weight Loss is usually performed on an outpatient basis but may require admission to hospital.
  • Surgery is performed under general anesthesia in 3 to 5 hours.

Areas of the body are addressed through a variety of surgeries including:

Your Body Contouring After Weight Loss surgery will be custom tailored to your unique needs, individual results and recovery instructions may vary.

Body Contouring After Weight Loss With Dr. Avi Islur

Dr. Avi Islur is a Board Certified Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon located in Winnipeg, MB. Dr. Avi Islur has trained many other Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons around the world and serves as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Saint Boniface Hospital. He has volunteered hundreds of hours as the Program Director and Assistant Professor for the Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Avi Islur is also an active member of the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery which includes Worldwide Leaders in Plastic Surgery and the Highest Standards of Patient Safety.

With extensive specialized training and experience in microsurgery and body contouring, Dr. Avi Islur can tighten and tone targeted areas to give your body a firm, smooth and contoured  shape.

Next Level Results

When Dr. Avi Islur is not in the operating room his schedule is jam packed with world class training programs and travels globally to attend and present at aesthetic surgery conferences. He also works alongside top surgical talent and board certified anesthesiologists to deliver next level cosmetic surgery results. Because you, deserve the best!

Dr. Avi Islur’s active cosmetic surgery practice is located at the First Glance Aesthetic Clinic & Surgery Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Which Cosmetic Procedures Will Be Included In My Body Contouring After Weight Loss Surgery?

Your Body Contouring After Weight Loss surgery will be custom tailored according to your desired aesthetic results. During your initial consultation with Dr. Avi Islur you will address your areas of concern. From there, Dr. Avi Islur will discuss all of your surgical options in detail and you can choose which procedures you are most interested in. Multiple cosmetic procedures can be performed in one surgery, however, there is a limit as to how many cosmetic procedures can be performed at the same time. If you are interested in having multiple cosmetic procedures performed during one surgery, you can address this in detail with Dr. Avi Islur during your initial consultation.

The most common cosmetic procedures for Body Contouring After Weight Loss include:

Panniculectomy Surgery

A panniculectomy can remove your unwanted, overhanging, loose excess skin that is located on your abdominal area. A panniculectomy differs from a tummy tuck because it does not include a change in the position of your belly button or pulling up of the pubic area.

The scar for a panniculectomy is similar to a standard tummy tuck, the incision lines are located at the junction of the pubic area and abdomen and extends laterally along the thigh and abdomen.

A panniculectomy can effectively eliminate rashes, ulcerations, moisture and hygiene issues but does not include cosmetic body contouring. This may be an option for you if you are considering correcting the issues mentioned above, but a panniculectomy is not the right fit if you are interested in further cosmetic body contouring.

A panniculectomy can be performed alone and may be covered by provincial health care plans.

Note the significant difference between a panniculectomy and a tummy tuck on the illustrations below:

How Long Is The Wait For Surgery?

If you have a preferred surgery date, do not wait until it’s too late! Dr. Avi Islur runs a very active cosmetic practice, patients typically book well in advance for consultations and surgery dates.

If you have an ideal surgery date in mind, we suggest you call one of our Patient Coordinators at (204) 813-0305 to reserve your consultation today.

How Much Does Body Contouring Cost?

To get an approximate cost of your Body Contouring After Weight Loss, call Dr. Avi Islur’s Patient Coordinator at the First Glance Aesthetic Clinic & Surgery Centre (204) 813-0305.

An exact quote will be provided after your in-clinic consultation with Dr. Avi Islur. The exact cost of your surgery will be determined by your unique surgical requirements. Quotes are valid for 6 months from the date they are printed.

Is Financing Available?

Yes, financing is available. We work with a credit company called MediCard that specializes in financing options for cosmetic surgery. To apply for financing, you will contact MediCard directly. Once you are approved, you can go forward with securing your surgery date.

Before you apply for financing with MediCard, we recommend that you have your initial consultation with Dr. Avi Islur first. During your initial consultation you will receive an exact quote for your cosmetic procedure. The exact quote from Dr. Avi Islur’s office will provide MediCard with all of the information they need to approve your financing.

MediCard is not your only option for financing. You can also contact your bank to see if they can offer you lower interest rates.

If you would like to learn more about your financing options, please call one of our Patient Coordinators at (204) 813.0305 for more details.

Will I Save Money If I Get Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, and Breast Surgery Done At The Same Time?

Yes, you will save money if multiple procedures are performed at the same time because only one anesthetic will be required for your operation.

If Dr. Avi Islur performs your tummy tuck, liposuction, and breast surgery on different days, that means a board certified Anesthetist, Dr. Avi Islur, and his team of medical professionals would have to attend two operation dates. Only one anesthetic is required per surgery date so the cost savings is passed on directly to you.

It’s important to understand that multiple cosmetic procedures can be performed in one surgery, however, there is a limit as to how many cosmetic procedures can be performed at the same time.  This will be discussed in detail during your initial consultation with Dr. Avi Islur.

What to Expect Before + After Your Weight Loss Surgery

At your consultation, Dr. Avi Islur will spend as much time as you need to discuss your body contouring surgery after weight loss and will answer all of your questions. For your convenience, Dr. Avi Islur has provided answers to the most common questions he hears about body contouring surgery on our FAQ page. Please note that post weight loss surgery is custom tailored to each patient, individual results may vary.

5-Phase Process

Get a bird’s eye view of what you can expect pre and post weight loss surgery. Whether you’d like to book your weight loss surgery or you’re just getting started with your research, we’re ready to help. Don’t miss out on your preferred surgery date, call us to reserve your consultation with Dr. Islur today.

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