Loose skin in the thighs can cause discomfort if it rubs against your skin when you walk, leading to rashes, skin irritation and other hygiene problems.

A thigh lift is a procedure that reshapes the thighs by reducing the excess skin, and the result is smother skin and better-proportioned contour of the thighs.

Depending on your situation, you may also be eligible to receive coverage from your insurance company.

More About the Thigh Lift Procedure

There are numerous techniques for how this procedure is performed, and your plastic surgeon will discuss them with you beforehand to determine which will lead to the greatest results.

Generally, a thigh lift is performed at a surgery center or a hospital, under general anesthesia, and takes roughly two hours. Following surgery, discomfort, bruising and swelling are to be expected for the first few weeks, and are controlled by medication. Swelling may last longer.

Those that opt for a thigh lift will be receive detailed instructions from their surgeon that should be closely followed to avoid adding tension to the affected area. A compression garment will also be needed for up to a month and a half following a thigh lift.

Dr. Maas has an extensive network of plastic surgeons specializing in thigh lifts Northern and Southern California. For a referral to a surgeon in your area, please call (415) 567-7000 or contact us by email.

The information about thigh lift was reviewed by Corey S. Maas MDTM. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us using our contact form below.

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