The combined effects of aging, gravity, weight changes and loss of skin elasticity, can all contribute to loss of tone and shape around the thighs. A Thigh Lift procedure improves the look and contour of the thigh area of the leg. Excess skin and fat is surgically removed and the remaining skin and tissue lifted to give the thigh a firmer, more youthful appearance.
The procedure may also be performed in conjunction with other procedures depending on the desired results.
A short stay in hospital will be required and results should be visible within a couple of weeks once the bruising and swelling has subsided.
Am I suitable candidate for a thigh lift?
The best candidates for a thigh lift procedure are medically healthy and within a few pounds of their ideal weight. This will be decided at your consultation.
Can a thigh lift be combined with Liposuction?
A thigh lift can be combined with Liposuction to better shape contour the legs.
What doe's thigh lift surgery involve?
In principle thigh lift surgery is a straightforward procedure that involves removing excess skin along with associated fats from the inner thighs. The incision line is sutured and surgical tapes applied to the skins surface.
Is a thigh lift painful?
Following a thigh lift surgery, the pain and discomfort is more noticeable when standing or walking. Many patients describe it as a pulling or tightening sensation in the inner thigh area.
Will there be any noticeable scars?
Thigh lift scar will be present and more noticeable in the first few months. Aftercare treatments and lotions are available to help the healing process.