Panniculectomy (Fat Apron Removal)
Panniculectomy (Fat Apron Removal) is a procedure to remove excess skin and body
fat from the 'apron' of abdominal fat and skin (panniculus)
that is sometimes found on patients suffering from obesity or patients who have
experienced massive weight loss.
The fat apron cannot be corrected by diet and exercise alone. As a result,
patients often feel fat despite accomplishing great weight loss.
A panniculectomy can be combined with liposuction to further enhance the
The results of a panniculectomy can greatly enhance your appearance, your
mobility, and your self-confidence.
The best candidates for panniculectomy are men and women who are in good
health with no major illnesses but have a fat apron.
Patients often look back on their surgery as a life-changing
experience that not only gave them back their mobility but also gave them a new feeling of self-confidence and vitality!