Thigh lift remodel the legs reducing excess skin and fat in some cases, leading to a smoother skin and a more proportionate and molded legs.
The operation is performed under general or epidural anesthesia.
The incisions vary depending on the areas to be treated, the degree of correction you want and preferences of the patient and the surgeon.
One of the most common techniques is the incision in the groin area that extends toward the rear. Sometimes it is necessary to make an incision in the inner thigh to properly remove excess skin and fat.
The results are evident almost immediately but is likely to improve over time because of the initial inflammation.
It is necessary to wear a compressive girdle for at least six weeks to minimize swelling and help tissues to heal properly.