Thigh lift

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

For many people, the upper inner thighs become a problematic area arising from weight gain or sudden weight loss or simply age-related changes. The upper inner thighs can look heavy with excess skin folds. Thigh lift surgery aims to reduce fat and restore a person’s upper inner thighs to create a more refined contour for a firmer, smoother  and thinner appearance

If there is predominantly loose excess skin then an excision of the skin and a tightening procedure is 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 skin excision and the resulting scars since Vaser® have an enhanced effect on skin retraction after fat removal.

The scar from a thigh lift is of variable length depending on the extent of the problem. 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. Mr Chana will carefully examine you and advise you of the most suitable procedure at the time of the consultation.

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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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