Body Loose Skin

Deemesh Oudit - Manchester Plastic Surgery

1. What is Body Loose Skin?

Body loose skin refers to the condition where the skin has lost its elasticity and firmness, leading to a saggy and droopy appearance. This can occur across various parts of the body such as the abdomen, arms, thighs, buttocks, and face. The condition is characterized by an excess of skin that can often be pinched or easily grasped, differing significantly from the tautness of youthful skin. As an inevitable aspect of aging, body loose skin can also be a byproduct of significant weight loss, where the skin has been stretched and is unable to shrink back to its original contour.

2. What Causes Body Loose Skin?

Several factors contribute to the development of body loose skin. The primary cause is the natural aging process, during which the skin loses collagen and elastin—two key proteins responsible for maintaining skin’s elasticity and firmness. Environmental factors such as sun exposure and smoking can accelerate this process by breaking down these proteins more rapidly.

Significant weight fluctuations are another major cause of body loose skin. When an individual gains weight, the skin expands to accommodate the increased body mass. If the weight is lost, especially if it’s lost quickly, the skin may not have enough time to contract in response to the smaller body size, resulting in loose, hanging skin.

Pregnancy can also lead to loose skin, particularly around the abdomen, as the skin stretches to accommodate the growing fetus. After childbirth, the skin may not return to its pre-pregnancy state, especially after multiple pregnancies.

Lastly, genetics can play a role in how your skin responds to these conditions. Some individuals may be more predisposed to having elastic skin that can bounce back after being stretched, while others may be more likely to develop loose skin.

3. How to Treat Body Loose Skin:

Treating body loose skin effectively often requires more than just topical solutions; it typically necessitates surgical intervention, especially in cases of significant laxity. Dr. Deemesh Oudit offers a range of specialized surgical procedures tailored to address body loose skin, ensuring both safety and aesthetic excellence. The choice of procedure depends on the individual’s specific needs and the extent of the skin laxity.

The following surgical treatments are available at our clinic:

  • ABDOMINOPLASTY (Tummy Tuck): Ideal for removing excess skin and fat from the abdominal area, and tightening the abdominal muscles, resulting in a firmer, smoother stomach.
  • BRACHIOPLASTY (Arm Lift): Designed to remove loose skin and fat deposits from the upper arms, this procedure offers a more toned and contoured appearance.
  • THIGH LIFT: Focused on the inner and outer thighs, this surgery addresses sagging skin, improving the shape and contour of the legs.
  • FAT TRANSFER: In certain cases, fat transfer can be used to add volume and improve contours in conjunction with skin tightening procedures.

Each of these treatments is performed with the utmost care and precision, ensuring that the results align with the patient’s aesthetic goals while maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality.

For those seeking more dramatic and immediate results, surgical options such as a body lift, arm lift (brachioplasty), thigh lift, or abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) can be considered. These procedures involve the removal of excess skin and fat and the tightening of the underlying tissue. Surgery provides the most significant improvements in body contour but comes with longer recovery times and the potential for scarring.

In conclusion, body loose skin is a common condition that can result from aging, weight loss, pregnancy, and environmental factors. Various treatments ranging from creams to surgeries can address the issue, with the choice depending on the individual’s condition severity and personal preference. Consulting with a qualified plastic surgeon, such as Dr. Deemesh Oudit, can provide personalized recommendations for achieving a firmer, more youthful body contour.


Hear firsthand from those who have entrusted their plastic surgery dreams to Dr. Oudit and emerged with renewed confidence and joy. 5/5 Stars Reviews on Google.

Amazing and caring stuff professional doctors. My Surgeon Dr Oudit based at My Cosmetic Clinic in Salford, Chapel Street was thorough efficient and extremely helpful from start to finish. A gently spoken man who listens and gives you an honest professional opinion in terms of cosmetic achievement. The nurse who looked after me was absolutely phenomenal -Davina Pre -and -post Op. Thank you. Carla for Aftercare apps is amazing and lovely as well. Easy place to reach too. Thanks for everything guys! Loving my new contours!! 🙂

Shehnaz k Avatar Shehnaz k
March 18, 2023

Mr Oudit performed my arm surgery in June 2023. I initially chose Mr Oudit based on his credentials and reviews. After meeting Mr Oudit I was immediately put at ease and had full confidence in his capabilities. I was not wrong. I am now 3 months post surgery and I am extremely happy with the results already. Full healing of the scars may take up to 12 months and as the healing process progresses the results will continue to improve. Mr Oudit was completely honest about what the surgery entailed and what the potential risks, as with any surgery, could be. He talked me though the entire process and explained exactly what to expect from the surgery. I am so pleased with the results from the surgery that I have booked another procedure for the new year.

angela mcmunnigal Avatar angela mcmunnigal
September 18, 2023

Excellent surgeon highly recommended

Tina Bridges Avatar Tina Bridges
January 18, 2023

Dr Oudit is absolutely GREAT! I had two procedures with him and the results are amazing! He is a fantastic doctor, very professional, very honest and moreover a very good person! He made me feel very comfortable since the first day I met him, I had the impression I was talking to a friend! If you need cosmetic surgery, do not look any further, he is the best! Thank you so much Dr Oudit and see you soon!

Anna Lucci Avatar Anna Lucci
January 18, 2022

Contact Mr. Oudit

Get In Touch


0161 989 1234



77-79 Chapel Street, Manchester, M3 5BZ