About Thigh Lift Surgery

Thigh lift surgery is also known as thightplasty. It is a cosmetic surgical procedure that has the aim of smoothing and reshaping the upper thighs, by removing excess skin and/or fat. After the thigh lift surgery, patients will have firmer, smoother, and aesthetically more attractive thighs. Thigh lift surgery is getting more popular day by day. Especially among people who have loose skin on the thighs after losing a substantial amount of weight. Also, people who have loose skin on their thighs due to aging or other reasons might consider having the procedure.

Thigh Lift in Turkey

Thigh lift surgery -also known as thighplasty- is a cosmetic surgical procedure that has the aim of smoothing and reshaping the upper thighs, by removing excess skin and/or fat. Please contact us for further information about thigh lift in Turkey with all the advantages such as cost and working with the best experts.

What Can Thigh Lift Surgery Achieve

Thighplasty aims to give an enhanced appearance to your thighs by smoothing and reshaping inner and outer thighs, by removing excess fat and skin in these areas. The target of the operation is to remove stubborn fat on the thighs that the patient cannot get rid of even though having a healthy diet and doing regular exercise. Thanks to the fat removal on the thighs, the procedure helps achieve having the ideal body goal. However, rhinoplasty should not be considered as a procedure to aid weight loss. It is essential to have a stable weight for a certain period in order to see the difference better.

The technique to being used throughout the thigh lift surgery depends on the case. If the main problem about the thighs is sagging skin, the surgeon removes excess skin and tightens the underlying tissued. The surgeon might use a liposuction technique if the issue is having excess fat on the thighs.

Thigh lift surgery usually takes 2 to 4 hours and is generally performed under general anesthesia.

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After the Operation

After the thigh lift surgery, you should stay in the hospital for one or two nights. Your situation will be monitored in the meanwhile. It may take 2 to 4 weeks to get back to work while returning to sports and exercises takes up to 4 weeks.

The surgeon will likely prescribe you medication for pain and/or antibiotics in case of infection. Gently massaging the scars also ease the pain and helps accelerate recovery.

Do not get worried when you see swelling and bruising on your thighs, they are common after thigh lift surgery. Swelling and bruises are likely to disappear in two weeks.

Procedure time
1.5 to 3 hours

Overnight stay
1 to 2 Nights

General or local with sedation

Return time
3 to 5 days

Recovery time
6 to 12 Months