Lift is a procedure
which is performed
to remove loose
thighs and buttocks
thus to tighten
them and improve
loss can lead
skin in the
thigh and buttock
the thigh that
is irregular dimpling of the skin, that
most often appears on the thighs, hips,
and waists of women and men alike is caused
by loss of elasticity of skin and bulging
of underlying superficial fat pockets.
of Thigh Lift procedure?
are 2 kinds of Thigh Lift procedures - Inner
Thigh Lift (Medial Thigh Lift) and Outer
Thigh Lift (Lateral Thigh Lift). In Inner
Thigh Lift procedure, the incision is made
in the inner thigh hidden in the groin crease.
In Outer Thigh Lift which also includes
a Buttock Lift, the incision is made extending
from the groin around the back.
is an ideal candidate for Thigh Lift?
you have lost a lot of weight recently and
have hanging, sagging, unsightly skin on
your thighs that you would like to get rid
of, if your thighs look flabby and dimpled,
if you are self conscious about your lower
body and would like to improve your body
image, then you are an ideal candidate for
does the procedure of Thigh Lift involve?
The procedure for Thigh Lift is performed
under general anesthesia on an outpatient
basis. No prior hospitalization is necessary.
For Inner Thigh Lift, smaller incisions
are made extending from the inner groin
crease around the buttock crease. Outer
Thigh Lift require much extensive incisions
and a combination of Thigh and Buttock Lift
requires a much longer incision that starts
in the buttock crease, extends around the
groin, up over the side of the abdomen,
over the flank and across the back. The
procedure of Thigh Lift involves trimming
away the extra skin high up on the side
of the thigh and buttocks and removing excess
fat from underneath it.
do I prepare for the Thigh Lift procedure?
Thigh Lift is performed as an outpatient
procedure, there is no need for hospitalization
however, general anesthesia is used to minimize
pain and discomfort from the procedure.
Your doctor will ask you to sign a consent
form to perform the procedure of Thigh Lift.
Make sure that you wear loose clothing when
going in for Thigh Lift. Be sure to make
arrangement for someone to bring you home
after the Thigh Lift procedure and also
to help you around the house for the next
couple of days.
to expect during the recovery period following
Thigh Lift procedure?
thighs will be placed in a compression garment
or dressing to minimize swelling and assist
in the natural shrinking of the skin, following
Thigh Lift procedure. There might be some
bruising, swelling and pain that will subside
in about a month after Thigh Lift surgery.
Do not participate in any strenuous activity
for the next 4 - 6 weeks following the Thigh
Lift procedure. Do not sit for long periods
of time as it will increase tension on the
stitches. You will be able to resume your
daily activities within 4 - 6 weeks after
Thigh Lift surgery.
is the outcome of Thigh Lift surgery?
a doubt, you will be delighted with the
results of Thigh Lift. This procedure is
successful in most of the candidates with
minimum chances of complications. Provided
you do not gain a lot of weight and lose
it again, Thigh Lift will give you well
contoured and shapely thighs for the rest
of your life, of course keeping in mind
that aging changes in your body are inevitable.
Benefits of Thigh
of a Thigh Lift are not only cosmetic, it
also relieves rashes on the undersurface
of thighs due to moisture. Operation for
Thigh Lift is normally performed in extreme
cases where massive amounts of weight have
been lost. Thigh Lift further adds to the
weight loss and gives you smooth, firm and
shapely thighs that you can be very proud
of when wearing a bathing suit. Thigh Lift
also removes the dimpled look due to cellulite.
Risks of Thigh Lift
complications following Thigh Lift are rare.
However, there is a possibility that the
following minor post-operative complications
may occur which do not affect the outcome
(results) of Thigh Lift procedure:
Infection at the incision site
Delayed healing of scars
Allergic reaction to anesthesia
Alternatives to Thigh Lift
- Circumferential Liposuction of the thigh,
also known as Thigh Liposculpture is certainly
an attractive alternative to loosing extra
fat on your thighs. However, it will not
get rid of the hanging, sagging skin on
your thighs. Thigh Lift is normally performed
in conjunction with circumferential Liposuction
to "Cosmetic Surgery"