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Fort Worth’s Dr. Emily Kirby Explains the Unexpected Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Board certified plastic surgeon Emily J. Kirby recommends body contouring procedures to boost confidence and increase motivation after weight loss.

Fort Worth, Texas, March 18, 2015—Shedding pounds and embracing health is a major accomplishment, but the quest for a better body does not have to end there. While body contouring procedures can help patients finalize their goals, they also are a great motivator for maintaining results. Dr. Emily Kirby has seen great success with post-weight loss abdominoplasty, commonly known as tummy tuck surgery, in her practice.

“Many patients who choose body contouring surgery experience a significant boost in motivation. When patients look and feel their best, working to keep those results becomes easier,” Dr. Kirby explains. “A tummy tuck can help patients ‘lock in’ their weight loss results.”

Dr. Kirby has found that patients who undergo abdominoplasty after bariatric surgery have an easier time maintaining a healthy weight, and multiple studies support her findings. For example, a recent study found that 70 percent of patients who underwent abdominoplasty surgery sustained significant weight loss one year later. Researchers also discovered that body contouring surgery can help formerly overweight patients find greater enjoyment in their daily life activities.

Weight loss is often life-changing, and patients work hard for a toned body. Unfortunately, this hard work can easily be disguised by unwanted skin, leaving many self-conscious and unable to truly celebrate their newfound fitness. The most common problems are loose, excess skin and weakened abdominal muscles. This not only alters the appearance of the body: it can also affect physical and emotional health.

“The body does not usually bounce back after years of carrying excess weight,” Dr. Kirby says. “By removing leftover pockets of fat, tightening underlying abdominal muscles, and removing excess skin with abdominoplasty, I can help enhance a patient’s results, leaving them feeling more confident and happier in their body.”

Dr. Kirby is committed to sharing her expertise while helping patients feel healthier and love their bodies. She is thrilled to see how tummy tucks can dramatically improve patients’ lives after they’ve lost weight.

About Kirby Plastic Surgery: Dr. Emily J. Kirby is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive procedures. For more information, visit kirbyplasticsurgery.com or read some of Dr. Emily Kirby’s reviews.

Media Contact: Randol Kirby, (817) 292-4200

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