Generally yes, there is pain associated with thigh lift surgery. You will be given prescriptions for pain medications at your preoperative appointment. Make sure you have them filled and ready for your return from surgery. The medications will be for mild, moderate, and severe pain as well as an antibiotic for prevention of infection. Should you not use all these medications, please bring them in to our office so that we may dispose of them properly. Never flush unused medications down the toilet.