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Will I have extra skin after weight loss surgery?

When an individual loses a significant amount of weight, he or she will have some degree of laxity (or looseness) of their skin. Some patients will have very elastic skin that snaps right back with no excess. However, most patients who lose a significant amount of weight will have some degree of saggy skin. Sometimes there’s a large amount of skin that can be removed. Once it’s removed, an individual looks fairly normal.

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