While plastic surgery is not meant to eliminate the need for a healthier lifestyle, it has many important benefits for those looking to enhance their overall well-being. If you are getting close to reaching your target weight and have a few additional aesthetic improvements that you would like to make, we highly advise you to look at cosmetic surgery. According to current research, plastic surgery can boost your weight loss results for several different reasons:
1- Plastic surgery helps people stay motivated to maintain a healthy weight
We’re surrounded by temptation (switching fast food advertisements, being invited out for dinner or getting a drink with friends, etc.) and it’s hard to keep track of our diets. This is particularly true as these diets have not yielded the results that we had hoped for. Several studies have shown that people who have attained healthy weight but yet struggle with stubborn fat deposits or loose, sagging skin recover more weight than previously obese patients who undergo abdominal sculpting procedures.
2- Plastic surgery makes it easier to exercise
Plastic surgery makes it possible for patients to exercise in two ways: first, people who are not embarrassed by their bodies find it much easier to work outfitting exercise gear and going to the gym or the local trail. Second: certain cosmetic surgery operations, in particular, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck surgery) make it physically easier to exercise. During abdominoplasty, the abdominal muscles of the patient are tightened, allowing these muscles to better support the heart of the body. This leads to decreased back pain and the ability to reinforce the abdominal region properly.
3- Certain surgeries will help regulate your appetite
Preliminary research shows that many patients who have tummy tuck surgery are getting full after eating more quickly. This is possibly due to the “compressive” effect of their newly tightened abdominal muscles. Plastic surgery can also help to minimize “eating comfort.” People who feel good about themselves usually socialize more and experience greater consistency of mood; this can reduce the desire to eat for pleasure.
If you would like to learn more about how plastic surgery can enhance your life, why not book a consultation with us? We’ll be happy to explain the risks, rewards, and long-term effects of cosmetic surgery.