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"What Are My Cosmetic Surgery Options After Massive Weight Loss"
Is the subject of Dr. Pane's Latest Blog.
(March 16, 2017)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Thomas Pane, a leading aesthetic, cosmetic, and plastic surgeon, and founder of Atlantic Coast Aesthetics (ACA), recently updated his blog with a post in his series "Ask Dr. Pane." The question answered in this post is: What Are My Cosmetic Surgery Options After Massive Weight Loss?

Find the new blog in its entirety here:

In this new blog post, the question posed to Dr. Pane was "I've went down from 315lbs since last October to 175lbs now.  I would love to know what procedures are suggested for me. I do have Medicaid and they will pay for excess skin removal on my entire body but I know that's probably not all that I need."

To watch the corresponding video for this blog post, please see here:

This is a common concern for many, about which Dr. Pane states, "When a person gains a lot of weight and then loses it, it is common for the person's skin to stretch to accommodate the additional weight and then lose elasticity as it stretches. However, as the weight is lost, the skin remains in that stretched-out state. In many cases, cosmetic surgery may be the only practical option to effectively remove the excess skin and restore at least some elasticity to the skin that remains."

Based on this patient's photos and stated medical history, it is suggested that an extended abdominoplasty would be the best place to start. "Many patients find they get better results throughout the body with a single procedure, which is obviously less invasive than a number of smaller procedures at various specific points. In some cases, a vertical incision may be necessary to optimize the results and remove more excess skin than a standard lateral abdominoplasty, but if the patient is particularly self-conscious about showing scars, this may not be an ideal option."

It is important to note, though, that it is difficult to evaluate a patient just through photographs, stated medical history, and other descriptions. Ideally, patients should be seen in-person for a clinical examination so a personalized treatment plan can be devised.

If you have any questions for Dr. Pane or the staff of ACA regarding the procedures discussed in this post or anything else related to cosmetic surgery, they are always happy to answer your questions and discuss any concerns you may have. You can contact them via phone at 561-422-4116, send a message at, or you can follow them on Facebook or Twitter.

About Atlantic Coast Aesthetics

At Atlantic Coast Aesthetics, they specialize in aesthetic, cosmetic and plastic surgery. Founded by Dr. Thomas A. Pane, MD, they are located in Palm Beach Gardens, South Florida. They offer a wide variety of aesthetic, plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures at their practice, including breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tucks and facelift surgery. To learn more, visit

Atlantic Coast Aesthetics

4360 Northlake Blvd #106,

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

(561) 422-4116

Media Contact: Thomas Pane, Atlantic Coast Aesthetics, (561) 422-4116,

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