Thigh lift

Thigh lift surgery, or Thighplasty, corrects loose skin and excess fat accumulated on the upper inner thighs.

For many people, the upper inner thighs can become a problem area because of weight gain or sudden weight loss, or simply from age-related changes in the body. As a result the upper inner thighs can look saggy and heavy with excess skin folds.

Thigh lift surgery will create a more refined contour to the thigh, making it firmer, smoother and thinner in appearance.

In most cases, patients will need surgery to correct their condition particularly if there is a predominance of loose excess skin (where an excision and a tightening procedure will be required), however, if there is predominantly excess fat, then liposuction on its own can be considered. In some minor cases, the use of VASER® Liposelection can avoid surgery alltogether since it has an enhanced effect on skin retraction after fat removal.

The length of a thigh lift scar will vary from patient to patient, depending on the extent of the problem that has to be corrected. In a mini-thigh lift, skin and fat are removed below the groin crease and the skin is lifted leaving a scar in the groin crease where it is relatively well concealed beneath clothing. In a standard thigh lift, the scar is longer and runs a variable distance vertically down the inner aspect of the thigh.

At a consultation, Mr Chana will thoroughly examine you and advise on the most suitable procedure for your condition.

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PROCEDURE OVERVIEW
Anaesthetic
General
Surgery time
2 hours
Hospital stay
1 night
Time off work
1 to2 weeks
Full recovery
6 weeks
Best results
3 to 6 months
Price from
£6,500
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