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Thigh Lift (Thighplasty)

Excess skin and fat is not an uncommon problem. Whether you have lost a large amount of weight leaving excess skin in the inner thigh region or if you just seem to store fat in this area a medial thigh lift might be right for you. The thigh lift or thighplasty involves an incision placed over the inner thigh with the excision of the annoying excess skin and fat. A well done thigh lift should leave the inner thighs with a smooth contour with less excess skin.

What should I expect after surgery?

Some pain swelling and bruising
You will need to wear tights around the thighs for several weeks
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When can I go back to work?

Usually 10-14 days

When can I exercise?

Usually after 4-6 weeks

Is this done as an inpatient or outpatient?

Usually outpatient

What type of anesthesia?

General anesthesia along with a long-acting local anesthetic Dr. Sanderson injects before you wake up to help relieve the postoperative discomfort

How long does the procedure take?

Generally 3-4 hours




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