Thigh Lift (Thighplasty) QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

The following Thigh Lift (Thighplasty) questions are asked by real people like you. The answers are provided by board-certified doctors or qualified medical providers who meet our exacting standards.

There are many factors causing loose skin on your thighs including massive weight loss, pregnancy or aging. When you gain a lot of weight, your skin stretches too much to cover the added fat and this makes the skin loses its elasticity. So, the skin can’t be tightened up and fit again after losing a great deal of weight. Aging also diminishes the level of collagen in the skin which causes losing elasticity and resilience. Another factor contributes to skin disorder is excessive exposure to sunlight. UV rays break down the skin’s collagen and damages collagen fibers which causes reduction of the elasticity of the skin. So, thigh lift or thighplasty is the best treatment to improve the shape and appearance of the thighs.

Many people whether men or women choose thigh lift surgery to gain firm and youthful looking thighs to have a proportional body. Thigh lift is also an ideal option for individuals who has lost a great deal of weight and have excess loose skin on their thighs.

Thigh Lift Surgery, also called thighplasty, is an invasive cosmetic procedure to remove the excess fat and tighten the skin of the thighs. It is a suitable solution to improve the shape and appearance of the thighs.

Thigh lift surgery is an easy and routine procedure in Iran performing in advanced and modern hospitals and clinics by high skillful Iranian plastic surgeons using advanced and the latest techniques.

Based on the type of thigh lift, the place of incisions differ and the surgeon will make the appropriate incisions in the groin area according to his expertise. Then, he starts cutting out excess skin and fat cells before inserting sutures to close up your wounds.

There is no need to worry about the scars as Thigh lift incisions are made where the scars could be hidden.

Thigh lift surgery is performed under general anesthesia and usually lasts between 2 to 4 hours. You may need to stay in the hospital overnight in case complications arise.  In some cases, intravenous (IV) sedation may be used instead of anesthesia.

You may need to stay in the hospital overnight in case complications arise.

Thigh lift surgery is performed under general anesthesia and usually lasts between 2 to 4 hours. In some cases, intravenous (IV) sedation may be used instead of anesthesia.

Thigh lift can be combined with other procedures like liposuction in order to achieve a better result. Thighplasty can be done on both parts, the inner or outer thigh.

Yes, it is. Thigh lift also can be combined with tummy tuck as well. So, as a result, you will have slimmer thighs with more elegant contour. It takes some time to achieve the final result.

Inner and medial thigh lifts are outpatient procedures and there is no need to stay overnight in hospital, but bilateral and vertical thigh lift might require a night or two of stay in hospital.

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There are different types of thigh lifts in Iran including:

    • Inner thigh lift
    • Mini thigh lift
    • Bilateral thigh lift (outer thigh lift)
    • Vertical thigh lift
    • Lift with liposuction

Inner thigh lift, also called medial thigh lift surgery, removes the loose skin of the lower part of the inner thigh. In this technique a small incision will be made where the pubic bone meets the thigh and extends to the crease of the buttock.

Mini thigh lift removes the loose skin and fat of the upper part of the inner thigh. This technique is a modification of the medial thigh lift and requires an incision in your groin area. Mini thigh lift is an effective technique with minimal and discreet scarring. The surgeon will then pull up the excess skin and trim it off. This procedure involves fewer incisions rather than other types of thigh lifts.

Bilateral thigh lift addresses the loose skin of both the inner and outer thighs. In this technique, the surgeon will make an incision in a V-pattern, along the line of the underwear to the top of the outer thigh.

Vertical thigh lift surgery addresses a lot of excess skin in all areas of your thighs. In this technique an incision will be made from the groin crease along the inside of the leg to the knee. So, the incision is very long and scarring is big as well. This technique is not recommended due to higher risk for complications.

Lift with liposuction is an additional procedure to thigh lift surgery, in cases that the thigh area may have poor skin elasticity. This procedure helps remove excess fat cells and prevent sagging skin.

Many people are demanding to improve their body shape including the thighs which thigh lift surgery is a potential option for that. But all people may not be good candidate for this surgery. In another word, you should ensure that:

    • You are at a stable weight
    • You are a non-smoker or stop smoking for at least 6 weeks before thigh lift surgery
    • You can commit to leading a healthy lifestyle in terms of exercise and diet
    • You have excess fat in the thighs which exercise has been unable to remove that
    • You have realistic expectations of thigh lift surgery achievement
    • You are ready physically and emotionally for thigh lift surgery and have an optimistic outlook
    • You should be well-informed about the possible risks and complications of the surgery

In order to have a safe and healthy surgery, there are a few thigh lift preparation tips that are recommended. It is very important to:

    • Maintain a stable weight at least for 6 months.
    • Stop smoking several weeks before the thigh lift procedure.
    • Avoid of drinking alcohol some days before the surgery
    • Stop taking medications that increase bleeding such as aspirin, certain supplements, and anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen
    • Talk with your surgeon about your expectations

Before undergoing through a thigh lift, it is very important to be aware of risks and side effects arise due to thigh lift surgery. You should discuss with your surgeon about the following risks although they are not common and most of these complications occur in a small number of patients:

    • bleeding
    • scarring
    • infections
    • fat necrosis
    • skin discoloration
    • asymmetry
    • loss of skin elasticity
    • fluid accumulation
    • deep vein thrombosis
    • heart or lung complications

A thigh lift will leave scars on your skin. Depending on the skin quality, the extent and location of the incisions, the scars are more or less visible.

Iranian skillful surgeons try to make the incisions in inconspicuous parts to make them invisible or less visible, like areas covered by underwear and bikini. Scar-healing products can help improve the scars.

Recovery time depends on many factors such as the extent of the incisions, your diet and your age but usually takes about two weeks after thigh lift surgery to get back to normal life. You will be given special instructions for your recovery time at home. It is very important to adhere to these instructions to have proper recovery and successful result of your surgery.

Your surgeon will prescribe you some medications such as pain killers, anti-inflammatory or antibiotics for a few days to alleviate the post-operative pain and avoid of infection.

You must visit immediately your surgeon if you experience chest pain, shortness of breath, or unusual heartbeat.

You may experience bruising, swelling and soreness in the area which it is quite normal. You may need to have drains to collect excess fluid and reduce the risk of infection. Sutures will be removed in less than 2 weeks.

It is recommended to wear compression garments which helps reduce the swelling after thighplasty.

Thigh lift surgery is an easy and routine procedure in Iran performing in advanced and modern hospitals and clinics by high skillful Iranian plastic surgeons using advanced and the latest techniques.

An upper body lift is a popular combined procedure. It involves contouring your breasts, arms, and abdomen all at once. Many doctors will recommend breast surgery with a tummy tuck and liposuction.

When combining procedures, you’ll only have to go under anaesthesia one time. Depending on the number of procedures done you may need a longer recovery time.

Your surgeon will be able to inform you of recovery times for each procedure as well as which procedures can get done at the same time.

Certainly, thigh lift surgery can be a suitable and definite treatment option that many people around the world today use this method to have a standard and beautiful form of thigh.

This is a surgical procedure and as such potentially serious complications such as a blood clot or embolus or an unexpected response to drugs or anaesthetics can occur.

Beside the complications that can develop after any surgery, there are problems that are special for your surgery. These include: the scar is long and may be slow to heal, it is not unusual to have scabbing along the scar for several weeks, and fluid (either blood or serum) can collect under the skin flap.

Certainly, thigh lift surgery can be a suitable and definite treatment option that many people around the world today use this method to have a standard and beautiful form of thigh.

This is a surgical procedure and as such potentially serious complications such as a blood clot or embolus or an unexpected response to drugs or anaesthetics can occur.

Beside the complications that can develop after any surgery, there are problems that are special for your surgery. These include: the scar is long and may be slow to heal, it is not unusual to have scabbing along the scar for several weeks, and fluid (either blood or serum) can collect under the skin flap.

Certainly, thigh lift surgery can be a suitable and definite treatment option that many people around the world today use this method to have a standard and beautiful form of thigh.

Certainly, thigh lift surgery can be a suitable and definite treatment option that many people around the world today use this method to have a standard and beautiful form of thigh.

Thigh lift surgery is one of the cosmetic surgeries. Hence price and quality are two vital elements in this case. Iran with experienced medical staff and economic costs as well as having up-to-date equipment in the world. It is one of the most suitable areas for this operation.

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