Skin Removal After Weight Loss in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, and Chandler, AZ

After a weight reduction surgery or significant weight loss, the skin and tissues often lack elasticity and lose conformity to the patient’s reduced body size. This severely stretched skin may result in sagging upper arms, flattened breasts, or an abdominal area that extends like an apron around the waist sides. Excessive, unsupported skin after weight loss surgery may also lead to thighs, groin, and buttocks with hanging skin pockets. Phoenix plastic surgeons Dr. Rozbeh Torabi, Dr. Ramyar Torabi, and Dr. Radbeh Torabi perform excess skin removal surgery to help patients achieve a smoother and well-contoured skin profile after losing substantial weight.

Led by a trio of renowned plastic surgeons, our team brings years of experience and expertise to every procedure. We make sure to remain at the forefront of the latest advancements in plastic surgery techniques and technology so we can guarantee our patients the highest quality care and the most ideal possible results.


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Excess Skin Removal Candidates

The right candidates for this procedure are individuals who have loose skin that is functionally, cosmetically, or emotionally troubling. You should be in good health and possess realistic expectations about the procedure’s outcome. Patients need to have enough recovery time to ensure proper healing and an excellent outcome. 

If you are planning on getting a skin reduction procedure, keep in mind that there may be some scarring from this treatment. Our plastic surgeons at Elite Plastic Surgery employ advanced surgical techniques to minimize visible scarring and produce exceptional cosmetic results.

Excessive Skin Removal Surgery Options

Your Arizona skin removal treatment options may feature one or any combination of the following procedures:


Patients who are unhappy with droopy, sagging skin or wrinkles on the face will need a facelift. Surgeons place small incisions on concealed skin folds and tighten the skin to achieve the desired contour. Non-surgical facelift alternatives such as injectable treatments and dermal fillers are not available.

Neck lift

Individuals with a double chin or drooping jowls but have a smooth upper face can benefit from a neck lift cosmetic procedure. This treatment is designed to treat creases and sagging skin in the lower face and neck.

Tummy tuck

Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck addresses loose skin in the abdominal area. This option is common with women who have gone through a pregnancy and individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight. Your AZ plastic surgeons will remove excess skin while tightening your abdominal muscles during tummy tuck surgery.

Body lift

Weight loss patients with “aprons” or hanging skin from below the belly button will benefit from a body lift. A body lift procedure is designed to transform the mid and lower body. Your AZ skin removal surgeons will remove excess skin and fat around the abdominal region, including the buttocks, hips, outer thighs, and groin.

Body contouring

This is a combination of procedures that address various concerns for individuals who have lost a lot of weight via bariatric surgery, weight loss regimens, or non-surgical bariatric treatments. Body contouring surgery brings about a stunning change in appearance. If you’re looking to achieve the body you have always envisioned, this is an excellent procedure choice.

Arm lift

Usually performed together with another procedure, such as a breast lift or tummy tuck, this treatment seeks to address saggy, drooping skin on the upper arm.

Thigh lift

This treatment aims to reshape the patient’s thighs by getting rid of excess skin. Results are almost immediate and tend to improve with time.

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Best Results from Skin Removal

To get the most out of your skin removal surgery in Phoenix, Dr. Torabi advises that you wait until you have maintained a stable weight for at least six months. This waiting process can help prevent additional loosening or stretching of the skin in the future. Your initial consultation at Elite Plastic Surgery will be an excellent opportunity to ask any questions you may have about skin removal surgery. Our plastic surgeons will evaluate you individually and craft a treatment plan that works best for you. 

The benefits of this cosmetic surgery include the following:

  • Smoother and firmer body contouring
  • Improved comfort in clothing
  • Loss of inches in various problem areas, such as the arms, midsection, and thighs
  • Improved confidence in your appearance
  • Reduced irritation as a result of skin rubbing together
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We treat our patients like family at Elite Plastic Surgery. When you visit our practice, you’ll work alongside a dedicated team of aesthetic experts who will offer you a guiding hand on your life-affirming cosmetic journey. Read what our patients have had to say, in their own words.

“I felt comfortable & confident I was in good hands!”

— K.M.

“Everyone there from Dr. Torabi to Gabi and then the office staff are so wonderful.”

— J.R.

“Everyone was beyond beyond nice.”

— D.A.

“I cannot express how happy I am with Dr. Torabi and his staff.”

— E.M.
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Why Choose Elite?

Visiting Elite Plastic Surgery means treating you to a truly elevated experience. At our practice, we dedicate ourselves to transforming both your appearance and your experience and we’ve earned a reputation for excellence thanks to the leadership of our talented lead surgeons. Drs. Rozbeh Torabi, Radbeh Torabi, and Ramyar Torabi are board-certified plastic surgery specialists, each one bringing extensive training, a reputation for academic excellence, and a keenly developed artistic sensibility to the table.

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