(Bariatric Surgery)

In certain patient, the excess skin has created physical compaints, such as rashes under the skin folds, inability to wear supportive clothing, and discomfort. In those circumstances where it is deemed a medical necessity, your insurance company may reimburse you for the cost of the operation.As a leading expert on face, breast and body contouring for patients who have undergone bariatric surgery or massive weight loss, Dr. Hoefflin performs all varieties of body contouring procedures. Patients can be confident that Dr. Hoefflin is dedicated toward patient care and providing his patients with natural and beautiful results. In patients who have lost massive weight, they are frequently left with inelastic and excessive skin that no longer can conform to their desired shape. These patients may elect to undergo facelifts, necklifts, arm lifts or reduction (brachioplasty), breast lift (mastopexy), tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), body lift or thigh lifting procedures.

During your consultation with Dr. Hoefflin, he will discuss your various surgical options for obtaining the aesthetic goals that you desire.


Above Sets: Dr. Hoefflin performed Los Angeles Brachioplasty, or Arm Lift, by removing excess upper arm skin. This patient had previously underwent a laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure several years ago. Note the dramatic improvement in contour.

Dr. Hoefflin performed a Beverly Hills tummy tuck and breast lift procedures. The patient had previously underwent a laparoscopic gastric banding procedure and lost close to 100 pounds.

These before & after photographs are patients of Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Hoefflin, who have given permission to have their photos published. They are for illustrative purposes only. While these photos depict actual patients, they are not a guarantee of results. Individual results for the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills bariatric patients may vary.