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Thigh Lift

A thigh lift can improve leg appearance by reducing excess, sagging skin, and in some cases fat, which results in a smoother, more contoured look. Incisions for thigh lifts are specially placed in natural body folds, in locations that allow clothing to cover your scars. Candidates for thigh lift surgery should be healthy, non-smokers with good skin elasticity. Patients should also have a realistic expectation about results and be able to understand risks and benefits involved.
Average Length:
3-4 Hours
Anesthesia:
General
In/Outpatient:
Outpatient
Side Effects:
Temporary swelling, bruising, and some pain
Risks:
Pain, bleeding, infection, fluid collections, wound healing problems, and blood clots
Recovery:
Back to work: 1 week More strenuous activity: 2 – 3 weeks
Final Appearance:
6-8 months for swelling to completely resolve.
Duration of Results:
Permanent if weight is stable