Thigh Lift Surgery (Thighplasty)

At-a-glance
Duration 1-2 hours
Anaesthesia Local anaesthetic
Hospital Stay No
Recovery 2 weeks
Addresses Excessive skin on the inner thigh

Thigh Lift Surgery is a cosmetic surgery procedure that can help counter the combined effects of aging, gravity, changes in weight, and a loss of skin elasticity that contribute to loss of tone in the thighs. Some harvest stubborn fat in the inner thigh area that seems completely resistant to diet and exercise. No matter how hard you try, the fat from the inner thigh does just won’t shift. A Thigh Lift can provide the ideal solution to remove excess skin and fat, leaving you with a tighter more defined look.

Is this right for me?

If you have deposits of fat on your inner thigh and some loose skin then you can benefit from a thigh lift procedure. The procedure aims to remove excess skin or fat or both of the inner-thigh to improve symmetry with the rest of the thigh and improve contour.

The scars will fade over time to leave a faint line in the groin or on the inner thigh.

Our cosmetic surgeons will assess your skin quality and elasticity in the inner thigh area. In patients will good elastic skin the fat of the inner thigh can be removed by liposuction and allow the skin to shrink over the following weeks and months. If the skin is thin and lost its elasticity then it needs to be removed at the same time.

The outcome of thigh lift surgery will leave hidden scars that will fade with time and leave you with a more re-shaped and toned thighs that allow better fitting of clothes and swimwear that improves your self confidence.

What the procedure involves

Thigh lift can be performed under general or local anaesthetic and our cosmetic surgeon can assess your suitability for either at your consultation.

A combination of skin only or skin and fat can be removed from the inner thigh to leave a scar in the groin or running down the inner thigh.

The outcome is a better shaped thighs in clothes and swimwear that can improve your self-esteem and choice of clothing.

We can avoid drains in most people specially if the procedure is performed under local anaesthetic. The sutures are all absorbable that allows better quality scar and avoids the need for their removal.

Your plastic surgeon will arrange follow up with you in a week to examine the wound and assess your healing.

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Thigh lift surgery is a cosmetic surgery procedure performed to remove this excess skin and fat, leaving the thigh area tight and smooth, and giving you the body confidence you deserve.

What are the benefits of a Thigh Lift?

  • Reduction of excess skin
  • Thighs look toned and firm
  • Greater self-esteem
  • Improved body contour
  • Increased comfort in clothes

What does Thigh Lift Surgery involve?

The extent of your thigh lift surgery depends on the amount of loose skin and fat you have in your thighs. In minor cases excess skin can be taken up into the groin, leaving just a hidden scar. Otherwise, the scar will extend discretely from the groin down the inner thigh and towards the inner knee.

Thigh Lift Surgery at Bella Vou

Our plastic surgeons can guide your suitability for a general or local anaesthetic procedure. Some patients who have the procedure under general anaesthetic may require drains. Our cosmetic surgeons only use absorbable sutures under the skin that leave minimal scarring.

In some patients liposuction can also be performed to achieve the desired appearance of the thigh. For most patients, the cosmetic surgery procedure will take about 90 to 120 minutes and you will be given a course of antibiotics to take.

Thigh Lift Recovery

It is normal to expect some swelling and bruising after your thigh lift surgery; our plastic surgeons will provide you with pressure garments after your surgery and before your discharge. Typically, thigh lift surgery takes approximately 2 weeks to recover.

Thigh Lift Surgery Cost

The cost of Thigh Lift surgery is dependant on how much work is required to achieve your desired look. For most patients the cost of Thigh Lift Surgery costs around £4-6000. At Bella Vou we provide a variety of payment and finance options to so that you can enjoy the look you deserve without having to worry about the cost.

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