Thigh Lift


Thigh Lift A thighplasty (thigh lift) is intended to lift and recontour thigh skin that is unattractively saggy and dimpled. Many candidates for thighplasty have excess skin as a result of weight loss, or simply because of the natural effects of aging.

Thighplasty removes excess fat and skin from the inner and outer thighs to create a tighter, firmer, more toned thigh appearance.

Typical Minimum Cost of Thigh Lift (based on national averages):
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Typical Maximum Cost of Thigh Lift (based on national averages):
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National Average Cost of Thigh Lift:
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Time Required for Thigh Lift:
Thighplasty can take 2-4 hours to perform. Time requirements can vary depending on a patient's unique case.
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Is Thigh Lift an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
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What are the Side Effects of Thigh Lift?
Thighplasty side effects can include temporary discomfort, swelling, bruising, or numbness.
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How Long do Thigh Lift results last?
Thighplasty results are long-lasting, but subject to change with weight fluctuation.
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What is the recovery time for Thigh Lift?
Patients return home with a compression garment to assist with swelling and skin tightening

Most patients are comfortable returning to work about 1-2 weeks into the Thighplasty recovery period

Strenuous activity such as exercise and heavy lifting should be avoided for about 4-6 weeks following surgery.
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Will my insurance company cover Thigh Lift?
Due to the cosmetic nature of a Thighplasty procedure, it is rarely covered by insurance.
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Is there much discomfort for Thigh Lift?
After Thighplasty, mild to moderate pain or discomfort may be felt, but is easily controlled with oral pain medication.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Thigh Lift?
The Thighplasty anesthesia of choice is usually general, though local anesthesia with sedation may also be opted for.
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What else can I combine Thigh Lift with?
For enhanced results, a Thighplasty may be combined with:
Buttock Lift
Tummy Tuck
Breast Lift
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What else is Thigh Lift referred to as?
Thigh Lift, Thigh Contouring
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Are there less invasive alternatives to Thigh Lift?




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