Thigh Lift

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What Is A Thigh Lift

As we age, the combination of gravity, aging, weight fluctuations and loss of elasticity in the skin cause us to loose tone in the thighs. A thigh lift is one of several procedures that focus on the upper and inner thighs. Through liposuction and the excision of loose skin, Dr. Tauber can help improve the contours of your lower body. Thigh lifts can be combined with other procedures such as an arm lift, to help you achieve a toner, more aesthetic look.

A thigh lift reduces excess skin and fat from the upper and inner thighs:

  • Tightening and smoothing the skin caused by aging, gravity and loss of elasticity
  • Improving tone and contours of the legs
  • Regain youthful, firm thighs
  • Improved self-confidence and access to additional wardrobe
    options not previously available to you

A thigh lift is often combined with an arm lift or tummy tuck after pregnancy or massive weight loss. Other options are breast and inner thighs, and a outer thigh lift and buttock lift combines with a medial thigh lift.

Read: “Breast Lift (Mastopexy) Basics”

Your Options: Medial & Outer Thigh Lifts

A medial thigh lift involves incisions along the inner thigh which extend into the upper groin on each leg. This gives Dr. DeLuca and Dr. tauber sufficient access to reduce excess fatty deposits, reconstruct weak muscles, and reduce loose skin. Depending on your surgical plan, these incisions may be minimal or extensive. Longer incisions can create sufficient access for an outer thigh lift. Dr. DeLuca and Dr. Tauber work to minimize scarring and tries to only create incisions that can be hidden by clothing and swimsuits.

Medial Thigh Lift – Short Scar and “T” Incisions

Thigh Lift Cost & Recovery Time

The duration of surgery depends on your surgical plan. Operations can continue for as long as 4 hours under general anesthesia. After the surgery, you may be required to wear a compression garment for several weeks. This will minimize swelling and promote healing. We encourage early movement to decrease the risk of blood clots. You can return to normal activity after 2-3 weeks.

Cost is always a consideration in elective surgery. Prices for thigh lifts can vary widely. We’ll discuss your payment options and talk to you about our flexible financing plans.

Read: “Post-Operative Care After Plastic Surgery”

Why it’s important to select the right surgeon

Body lift surgeries are invasive procedures that require a surgeon to take great care of a patient’s health and safety. DeLuca Plastic Surgery has performed hundreds of successful operations and have an excellent track record minimizing surgical complications. Patients choose DeLuca Plastic Surgery because:

  • Our surgeons take a personalized, custom approach to every surgical plan
  • Our surgeon’s non-aggressive attitude towards surgery helps minimize risk and expedite recovery
  • Our surgeons make themselves available 24/7 to all pre & post-op patients

The Importance of 24/7 Post-Procedure Care

After your surgery, our commitment to your care continues. Dr. DeLuca is available by phone and email 24/7 to address your questions and concerns. If you would like to speak with him directly in his office, we can arrange an appointment. You will not pay for this extended service. We provide it to ensure that you are healthy and fully satisfied with the results of your surgery.