Thigh Lift Following Massive Weightloss
Thigh lift surgery can markedly improve the appearance of your legs. The combined effects of aging, gravity, fluctuations in weight, and a loss of skin elasticity all contribute to loss of tone in the thighs as we age.A thigh lift is a surgical procedure to remove skin and fat from the thighs to tighten the skin and improve the contour of the legs.
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A thigh lift mumbai may also be performed in combination with another type of surgery, for instance in combination with an Arm Lift mumbai.
Thigh Lifts Navi mumbai Thane is not intended strictly for the removal of excess fat. Liposuction alone can remove excess fat deposits where skin has good elasticity and is able to naturally conform to new body contours. In cases where skin elasticity is poor, a combination of liposuction and thigh lift techniques may be recommended.
An Inner Thighplasty mumbai involves taking away a crescent-shaped piece of skin from the inner portion of the thigh, right up into the personal area. The length of the incision depends on how much skin is going to be taken away.In the front, the incision essentially follows the contour of a g-string—that is, it descends from the lower abdomen (the lower portion of a tummy tuck scar), down either side of the pubic mound, right next to the vulva, then the incision continues toward the buttock crease.
Duration & anaesthesia
The procedure is done usually under general anaesthesia and takes 3-4 hours depending on the amount of tissue to be removed. Usually it might require at least one position change and re-prepping and draping as patients are switched from front to back or vice versa.
Side Effects& Risks
Similar to risks associated with any surgery, including infection, hematoma and fluid collection. The most common side effect is wound breakdown at the intersection of suture lines in the groin because of excessive stretch of the tight closure caused by patient movement. Widened scars can also occur because of tension in these areas.
You can expect moderate discomfort with 2-7 days of prescription pain medication.Swelling/Bruising will peak in 3 days. As thigh swelling improves, you may notice swelling in your knees and ankles. Swelling should improve within 2-6 weeks. Keep your legs elevated to expedite this process. Bruising should improve in 5-10 days.
Bandages are removed in 2-4 days. If drains are placed, they will be removed in 1-3 days.We use absorbable stitches that are buried under the skin and never require removal. Non-absorbable stitches will be visible on the skin and will be removed in 7-10 days.
You may return to sedentary work in 1-2 weeks, if you have stopped taking prescription pain medication. If you are able to keep your feet elevated at work, you may return sooner.Driving may be resumed in 1-2 weeks, if you have stopped taking prescription pain medication.Exercise may be gradually resumed in four weeks.
Your New Look
This type of surgery is generally well tolerated and appreciated by patients.Your thighs will have a much younger, shapelier contour. An Inner Thigh Lift rids you of loose, sagging skin—many bariatric patients consider this the finishing touch of their transformation to a slimmer, sexier body.