Thigh Lift Info

Qualifications

  • Relatively stable weight

  • Individuals with excess soft tissue along the inner (medial) thigh region and/or the outer (lateral) thigh

  • Healthy individuals who do not have medical conditions that impair healing or increase risk of surgery

  • Non-smokers

  • Individuals with a positive outlook and specific goals in mind for body contouring

  • Individuals committed to leading a healthy lifestyle, including proper nutrition and fitness


Preparation

  • A medical evaluation

  • Stop smoking

  • Avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements as they increase bleeding

  • Be sure to arrange for someone to drive you home after surgery and someone to stay with you the first night following surgery


Recovery

Scars tend to be wide. Dressings/bandages may be applied to your incisions following the procedure. Small thin tubes may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain excess fluid or blood that may collect. if you experience shortness of breath, chest pains or unusual heartbeats- seek medical attention immediately. It is important the surgical incisions are not subject to excessive force, swelling, abrasion or motion during the time of healing.


Unlikely Complications

  • *Are not limited to

  • Wide scars

  • Partial correction

  • Fluid collection