What is a Thigh Lift?
The Thigh Lift, is a surgical technique that eliminates excess skin, sagging and wrinkles located in the upper and inner thigh, which can repair sagging by aging or weight loss.
The Thigh Lift surgery consists of the tensioning of the inner side of the thigh and the suppression of the excess skin and in some cases fat, beautifying its appearance and recovering its natural firmness. In addition to the aesthetic improvement, this treatment favors the hygienic aspects and comfort of movement, avoiding the friction that can give rise to subsequent dermatological problems.
¿What is not a Thigh Lift?
The Thigh Lift surgery is not recommended as a method for the removal of excess fat, since for this purpose the indicated liposuction. Only this last intervention is able to eliminate the unsightly fat deposits, in those areas where the skin has a good elasticity, being able by itself, to adapt naturally to the new contours of the body.
In cases where skin elasticity is not very good, a combination of both liposuction and thigh lift procedures may be recommended.
Who is a good candidate for this surgery?
In general a good candidate for the thigh lift is one that:
- Is physically healthy.
- It has realistic expectations of what can be achieved with the operation.
- Is a non-smoker or at least stop smoking when the surgeon instructs.
- Actually, your thighs cause discomfort and discomfort when walking, exercising … as well as concern for your appearance.
The thigh lift, as well as any other surgery is a very personal procedure and therefore the person who is thinking about it, must do it by itself, not to satisfy the wishes of another person, or to try to Adapt to any type of ideal image. The decision is very personal, and the person who is thinking about it, must decide whether the benefits they will achieve will match their goals, as well as whether the risks and potential complications of cosmetic surgery are acceptable.
The first visit to the surgeon
During the consultation we will evaluate:
- The surgical goals of the thigh lift intervention.
- Medical conditions, drug allergies and medical treatments.
- Medicines, vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco ..
- If there are previous surgeries.
In addition, we will evaluate your general health, as well as pre-existing health conditions or risk factors, take photographs, discuss possible options more suitable to achieve your goals, the existence of other non-surgical alternatives, the results of the thigh lift procedure, and any risk or potential complication.
The success and safety of the procedure depends to a large extent on the complete sincerity during your consultation. You will be asked a series of questions about your health, desires and lifestyle.
It is very important to understand all aspects of this surgery. It is natural to feel some anxiety, whether it is emotion because of your new look or a little preoperative stress before the thigh lift. Do not be shy about talking about these feelings with your plastic surgeon.
After the initial examination, Dr. Julio Puig will explain what the intervention consists of, if you need preparation and how it is the recovery.
The preoperative of the Thigh Lift
In preparing for thigh lift plastic surgery, you may be asked to:
- Laboratory tests or medical evaluation.
- Stop taking certain medications or adjust your current medications.
- Quit smoking.
- Avoid taking aspirins, anti-inflammatory medications and herbal supplements, as they may increase bleeding.
After the initial examination, Dr. Julio Puig will explain what the thigh or crural lifting intervention consists of, if you need preparation and how it is the recovery.
Features of the Thigh Lift procedure
The price of the intervention
The price of a thigh lift depends on a variety of factors, including the anesthetist’s fees, the rental price of the operating room of the hospital to be used, the medical tests that the surgeon deems appropriate, the surgical material to be used in it, the post-surgery garments where necessary, the surgeon’s fees, the follow-up visits, the hospitalization time …
When you as a possible patient ask us about the price of the thigh lift surgery, you must take into account that for us, the most important is your health and that in any case the price depends on the personal characteristics of each patient.
Therefore, in the aesthetic clinics Dr. Puig in Valencia and Gandia, we will not be able to give you a price in advance before the first visit, in which we make an assessment about the characteristics and needs of each patient. You should know that in the final price are influenced by certain characteristics according to the technique to be used, the length of time in the operating room, the type and length of stay of hospitalization …
Make an appointment for your thigh lift surgery
The recovery and specific characteristics of each patient should be supervised by a qualified Plastic Surgeon. If you want more information about this treatment, (thigh lift price, which is included in the price, doubts about the intervention, preoperative and postoperative ….) call us or make an appointment and we will attend you with total confidence In our clinics in Valencia and Gandia, without commitment and with the guarantee offered by Dr. Julio Puig with more than 20 years of experience.
The interventions of Body Pastic Surgery in which you may be interested and performed in the cosmetic surgery clinics of plastic surgeon Dr. Julio Puig, are:
Leg Lifting Valencia