Excess skin on the thighs is often created after significant weight loss. After the fat melts away, many areas of the body can be left with excessive amounts of skin, causing discomfort in clothing and a poor self-image.
Thigh lift plastic surgery can tighten sagging or wrinkled skin and create smoother, more youthful-looking thighs.
What Is Thigh Lifts?
A thigh lift can remove skin that has lost elasticity and improve the overall appearance of the inner or outer thigh area. The procedure is performed under general anesthesia and usually takes about two hours.
Immediately following surgery, you will be placed in a compression garment to reduce swelling and help with tightening of thigh skin.
Most patients will be able to return to work within two weeks.Non dissolvable sutures will typically be taken out within a week to ten days.
Is Thigh Lift suitable for you?
After doing the research, many people find that this procedure is a good choice for them:
• People who have a sagging, loose appearance and poor elasticity to thigh skin as a result of age or genetics.
• Women and men who have loose skin on their thighs following weight loss. These women may also qualify for other procedures, such as a tummy tuck.
Our experienced plastic surgeon is available to give you consultation. Please contact us to arrange for an appointment.