The American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons

Posted June 18, 2010 in About Dr. Mele, Home, Patient Safety, Plastic Surgery Societies

Dr. Mele is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Mele is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons

The American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons (ASBPS), was established by Board Certified Plastic Surgeons with a special interest the facial and body contouring procedures used after massive weight loss. Its mission is the care of patients who have lost significant amounts or weight through diet, exercise, bariatric surgery or any combination of the three. The ASBPS facilitates the exchange of ideas and techniques of post-bariatric plastic surgery among experienced board certified plastic surgeons and provides information for patients seeking relief from the burden of the excess skin that can remain after weight loss.

What are the Most Common Post-Bariatric Plastic Surgery Procedures?

The post bariatric plastic surgery procedures performed are similar to the traditional techniques. Some require modifications to allow more skin to be removed. The more common procedures are: