Thigh lift surgery is usually performed on people who have large amounts of loose hanging skin on the thighs. Surgery is aimed to return the body to a normal appearance tightening the front, inner & outer thighs.
Excess skin around the thighs can be embarrassing for both men and women, women may be more self conscious about the appearance of their thighs because many types of women’s clothing expose them. You may feel conscious when wearing shorts, short skirts or swimwear.
Skin looses elasticity with weight loss and age and the two combined can lead to excessive loose skin on the thigh area.
Thigh lifts can effectively be combined with liposuction and other surgery such as face lifts, brow lift, bum lift , tummy tuck and arm lift and can be discussed with our surgeon, during your consultation advice will be given as to what best suits your body & needs and what you hope to achieve from surgery. It is important to have a positive outlook and to be realistic about your expectations of the outcome.
When you lose weight the aim after weight loss is to tone the skin, this is usually done with regular exercise and is often effective, unfortunately most of us have problem areas, and not matter how much we exercise certain areas do not respond well, leaving us with no option but to consider surgery to correct & enhance our bodies. Surgery is a very effective option and results are almost always instant. After all the hard work of a diet the last thing you want is sagging loose skin, and surgery often gives you the helping hand you need. After surgery you are given a boost of confidence and are more likely to maintain your weight and not want to spoil your new slimmer look. A healthy balanced diet & exercise will achieve this.
Thigh surgery usually takes around 2 ½ hours and is performed under a general anaesthetic an overnight stay in hospital may be required and recovery time is appropriately six weeks.
After surgery you will find that your clothes fit much better and will also look better on you. Your thighs, hips buttock will look slender and you will feel better about the appearance of your body. You will also feel much more confident wearing swimwear.
It is a good idea to exercise regularly after surgery & recovery this will help to maintain your new look and will keep your thighs buttocks & bum toned. A thigh lift will have long lasting effects if exercise is maintained.
During a thigh lift excess skin and perhaps fat will be removed from the thighs the remaining skin is the tightened this eliminates wrinkles dimples and cellulite giving you firmer smoother thighs and a more youthful appearance and creating a more slimmer defined bottom half that is more in proportion with your body shape.
Our team of experts will always be available to guide you & answer any questions you may have regarding surgery.