Medial Thigh Lift / Inner Thigh Lift
What Is A Thigh Lift (Thighplasty)?
A medial thigh lift is designed remove any excess sagging or loose skin around the inner and outer areas of the thighs. This procedure will improve the natural contours of the thighs resulting in a youthful appearance.
Ideal candidates for thigh lift surgery
A significant amount of weight loss of 100 pounds or more may result in excess loose or sagging skin around the inner and outer thigh area. A medial thigh lift is a surgical procedure that reshapes the thighs by removing any excess skin.
What to expect During Thigh Lift Surgery
This procedure will restore the elasticity of the skin giving the thighs a smoother firmer appearance. In some cases liposuction may be used to remove excess fat to enhance the overall appearance. For a thigh lift procedure, patients will undergo general anesthesia.
How long does Thigh Lift Surgery take?
A thigh lift is a surgical procedure that may take anywhere between 2 to 4 hours to complete.
Will I have scars after thigh lift surgery?
Incisions may be made around the bikini line or groin area, the incisions will be placed where they can be easily hidden by undergarments. The length of the incision will be based on the amount of treatment needed.
Thigh Lift Surgery Recovery
Patients may experience some swelling and a moderate amount of pain during the healing process. The pain will be controlled with oral medications. The stitches typically used are designed to dissolve within 1 to 2 weeks after the surgery and do not require removal.
How soon can I return to regular activities?
After a medial thigh lift it may take 1 to 2 weeks before a patient can return to their regular daily activities. It may take 6 to 8 weeks before a patient can return to strenuous activity; such as running or lifting weights.
How long do Thigh Lift Results Last?
The results of a medial thigh lift procedure may last forever. However results may vary depending on the patient’s skin type and texture. It is important for patients to keep an active lifestyle including a diet and exercise regimen to maintain shape and figure.