Who is a good candidate for a panniculectomy?
Panniculectomy surgery may be necessary for patients with hanging fat and skin on the abdomen, whether the removal is needed to address cosmetic concerns or resolve medical issues.
Who is a good candidate for panniculectomy surgery?
In general, you may be a good panniculectomy candidate if:
- You are physically healthy and at a stable weight
- You have realistic expectations
- You are a nonsmoker
- You are bothered by the appearance of your abdomen
- You have recurring or persistent rashes or infections underneath the hanging fold of skin