The thigh lifting cosmetic surgery provides new shape for your thighs, minimizing the excess skin and in some cases, fat, resulting in softer skin and more proportionate contour thighs.
In cases where skin elasticity is very poor, a combination of thigh lifting and liposuction techniques are performed by the cosmetic surgeon. To start the surgery, the cosmetic surgeon makes an incision in the upper superior part of the thigh, although the incision can be extensive, the cosmetic surgeon will place the incision in a position that will allow the patient to wear a bathing suit, nonetheless they have to be aware that there will be a visible scar. The exact location of the scar will be discussed with you during your initial consultation. Once the incision is made, the cosmetic surgeon will eliminate the excess fat and remove the unwanted skin, incision is closed and bandages are placed over the surgical area.
Men and women that at the moment of the procedure are at weight a relatively stable.
Men and women with excess soft tissue along the inner, middle or external thigh.
With realistic goals of the scars that can be left and the results that a thigh lifting can achieve.
Healthy people that do not have a medical condition that could affect the recovery and healing.
Your cosmetic surgeon will prescribe medication to aid with the post-surgical discomfort. Light swelling and pain will present in the incision area. This will gradually disappear within the first two weeks after surgery, most part of the swelling will be gone within a month. You will probably be able to resume work activities in 2 to 3 weeks after the procedure. If your work is extenuating, you should wait 4 to 8 weeks, depending on the success of your recovery. Exercise routines can be performed after week 6. Scars caused by the incisions must be protected from sunlight during at least one year after the surgery.
1 to 4 hours