One of the most common bariatric surgery side effects is excess skin. Here, learn more about this issue which is prevalent among patients who have undergone weight loss surgery.
As a result of gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric band surgery, drastic weight loss usually occurs. This weight loss can result in one of the more common bariatric surgery side effects, an excess of hanging skin. The severity of this problem depends on many factors, including how much weight has been lost, your skin type, the speed at which the weight was lost, and the amount of exercise you perform.