The Manchester Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns

Body contouring

As more people access the NHS for bariatric (weight loss) surgery such as gastric banding or bypass we are seeing an increasing number of patients with skin and soft tissue excess after massive weight loss.   We offer a range of surgical interventions for these people, however as for some aspects of breast surgery specific CCG funding needs to be approved before referring such patients to the Manchester Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns.   Further, a patient's weight should be stable for two years before referral and his or her nutrition be optimised with regard to electrolytes and micronutrients.    We are able to offer: