Key Features

  • Examines the full range of aesthetic issues challenging the weight loss patient, providing coverage of the whole body in one book!

  • Presents an entire chapter on total-body lifts and combining several procedures into a single operation.

  • Includes key points boxes at the beginning of each chapter, making expert guidance easy to find.

  • Discusses psychological and perioperative management issues particular to the weight-loss patient seeking body contour surgery.

  • Uses 87 color surgical illustrations and 500 full color photographs to demonstrate techniques and the results you can offer patients.

Table of Contents

Patient Evaluation
1. Evaluation of the Weight Loss Patient
2. Perioperative Management of the Weight Loss Patient

The Face and Neck
3. Approach to the Face and Neck after Weight Loss

The Breast
4. Approach to the Breast after Weight Loss

The Abdomen
5. Approach to the Abdomen after Weight Loss

The Back
6. Approach to the Lower Body after Weight Loss

The Upper and Lower Extremities
7. Approach to the Medial Thigh after Weight Loss
8. Approach to the Arm after Weight Loss

The Total Body Lift and Combined Procedures
9. Approach to the Total-Body Lift
10. Combined Procedures


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About the authors

J. Peter Rubin

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Body Contouring Program, Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief and Endowed Professor Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Alan Matarasso

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA