• Overview

Or call us on

01642 360 100
Overall rating Good

Body contouring can improve the appearance of loose or sagging skin giving you smoother contours.

After major weight loss surgery your skin and tissues may not have the elasticity needed to conform to your new body size. As a result, areas may appear loose and sag.

It is important to note that before you can undergo body contouring your weight should be stabilised.

  • Further weight loss could result in more loose or sagging skin
  • Rapid weight gain could cause stress to your skin resulting in scarring or stretch marks

Your consultant will perform a full examination and evaluate your own situation. It is important to have a thorough conversation with your consultant outlining your expectations for the surgery and any issue that might impact your recovery.

What happens during body contouring?

The type of anaesthetic used during your operation will depend on what area is being contoured. Your surgeon could recommend several procedures including:

In some cases liposuction may be used along with this procedure. Be sure and discuss what type of surgery you are going to have with your consultant.

After body contouring surgery

You will be given advice on how to care for any surgical wounds, on pain relief medication and what activities are restricted when you are discharged from hospital. It is important that you follow your consultant’s recommendation to ensure a successful result.

The results of body contouring are usually visible immediately. However it can take 12-24 months for full results to be visible.

Tees Hospital

Junction Road, Norton, Stockton on Tees, TS20 1PX

01642 360 100
Enquiries 01642 360 100
Physiotherapy 03450454845
Appointments 01642 367404
Treatment options & prices 01642 367 439
Main switchboard 01642 360100

Ways to pay

Paying for yourself

There are no hidden costs in our treatment prices. The price you see is the price you pay.

Find out more

Personal medical loan

Spread the cost of your treatment with a 6, 10 or 12 month 0% personal medical loan.

Find out more

Medical insurance

We work with you and your insurance provider to get you the treatment you need quickly

Find out more

Related free events

Meet Our Expert on Cosmetic Surgery

Saturday 7 September 2024

Tees Hospital

Mr Jong Kim

The event will focus on cosmetic surgery and will consist of free 10 minute mini consultations with Mr Jong Kim, Consultant Cosmetic Surgeon. You will then have 10 minutes with a member of our sales and services team to find out more information about procedures and costs.

Book your place now