Thigh Lift

Reveal smoother thighs, beautifully

What is a thigh lift?

If you have been considering a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of your thighs, a thigh lift—also knows as thighplasty—may be the right treatment option for you. A thigh lift procedure reshapes your thighs by reducing excess skin and fat. It generallyinvolves the inner (medial) thigh region, requiring an incision in the groin and inner thigh.

Who is a candidate for a thigh lift?

Candidates for a thigh lift are generally healthy, don't smoke and have realistic goals for what a thigh lift surgery can accomplish. Additional factors include:

  • You have been at a stable goal weight for at least six months
  • You have excess soft tissue along the inner (medial) thigh region You are generally healthy with no medical conditions that impair healing or increase the risk of surgery
  • You have realistic goals for what thigh lift surgery can accomplish
  • You are committed to a healthy lifestyle, including proper nutrition and fitness
  • Your fitness and weight-control efforts have not achieved your goals for a body that is firmer or more proportionate

If you meet these criteria, you may be a good candidate for a thigh lift. However, it is important to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon to discuss your individual needs and goals.

What to expect when getting a thigh lift

Before your procedure

  • You may require lab testing or medical evaluation
  • You may take prescribed medications or adjust your current medications
  • You will need to stop smoking
  • You will need to stop taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, herbal supplements or other medications that increase bleeding
  • You will need to arrange for someone to drive you to and from surgery and stay with you for at least the first night after surgery.

During your procedure

  • You will receive medication for your comfort during the procedure
  • Your surgeon will make one or more incisions based on the area to be treated and correction necessary
  • A thigh lift typically takes 2–3 hours

After your procedure

  • Smoother, tighter contouring results are almost immediately apparent, though swelling and bruising appears first
  • Dressings/bandages may be applied to your incisions
  • Small, thin tubes may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain excess fluid or blood
  • You may be prescribed medications to apply or take orally to aid healing
  • Surgical incisions should not be subjected to excessive force, swelling, abrasion or motion during the healing time
  • Your surgeon will discuss when to schedule your follow-up appointment with you

Benefits of a thigh lift

A thigh lift offers physical, medical and mental/emotional benefits. It is a treatment option for those who have been at a stable goal weight for at least six months with excess soft tissue along their thighs. Additional benefits of this procedure include:

  • Improved appearance. Thigh lift surgery can help you achieve smoother skin and better-portioned contours of the thighs and lower body. This can boost your confidence and self-esteem.
  • Enhanced comfort. By removing excess skin and fat, a thigh lift can help reduce chafing and irritation in the thigh area, making it more comfortable to walk, sit and exercise.
  • Long-lasting results. The results of a thigh lift are typically long-lasting, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of your improved appearance for years to come.
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Expert care

Our board-certified plastic surgeons have performed hundreds of thigh lift procedures and deliver exceptional results.

Natural-looking results

Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve your desired look while preserving the natural contours of your body.

Minimal scarring

Our surgeons use advanced techniques that minimize scarring, leaving you with smooth, natural-looking results.

Fast recovery

Our team will develop a personalized recovery plan to help ensure a smooth and speedy recovery.

Scheduling a consultation made easy

We make it easy for you to schedule a consultation! If you are interested in learning more about a thigh light, please contact us to schedule a consultation. We will listen to your concerns, understand your goals and develop a personalized treatment plan that is right for you