Non-surgical options for fat removal include with either fat dissolving injections called deoxycholic acid or with cryolipolysis (Fat freezing) called Coolsculpting.
Surgical removal is perfomed by liposuction with either the Bodyjet or Vaser liposuction systems. If there is an element of loose skin then further surgery may be indicated to remove loose skin as well.
This may involve and upper body lift to remove excess skin. This can be perfomed in conjuction with a breast lift or breast reduction.
The choice of treatment will be determined during your consultation with Dr Rory and it will be emphasized that these treatments are not a substitute for a healthy lifestyle.
In some instances, Dr Rory may refer you to a trusted bariatric surgeon colleague for assessment. Bariatric surgeons specialize in surgeries to help you loose weight.
They do this by performing surgery that restricts the amount of food the stomach can hold or reduces the absorption of nutrients, or a combination of the two.