Risks of thigh lift include; skin discoloration and swelling, skin sensitivity, fat necrosis, damage to deeper structures, pubic distortion, scarring, delayed healing, asymmetry, seroma or fluid accumulation, bleeding which may necessitate a return to the
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.
General endotracheal anesthesia is required for this procedure. A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) performs the anesthesia. He/she will phone you the night before your surgery to introduce themselves and to speak to you about
A thigh lift procedure generally takes all morning. You will arrive at 6:45 in the morning and can plan on leaving that day around 1-2pm depending on how much time you will need in recovery
The procedure is performed in our office based surgical center here at Valley Plastic Surgery Center. You will find the atmosphere very private, clean, and comfortable. Every effort has been made to make your surgical
Most likely you will have drains following the procedure. You will be given instructions on care of these drains and will not be able to shower until they are removed. The drains will be removed
Recovery can be anywhere from two to three weeks depending on the severity of the procedure.
I thigh lift is performed to achieve a more toned appearance to the thighs. This is accomplished by removing excess skin and fat from either the inner (medial) thighs or outer (lateral) thighs, or both.