Inner Thigh Lift (Thighplasty)

The Inner Thigh Lift Surgery or Thighplasty is a surgery that corrects the slackening in the inner part of the thigh (usually after massive weight loss). This procedure involves the removal excess skin, fat, and tissue to tone and refine the upper legs. In most of the cases, it is combined with liposuction if there is excessive body fat in this area.

What Type of Anesthesia is Used for an Inner Thigh Lift?
This procedure is usually performed under sedation or general anesthesia.

How Long Does the Operation of Inner Thigh Lift Last?
It usually lasts about 2-2.5 hours

How Long Will The Patient Need to Stay in the Hospital After an Inner Thigh Lift?
The patient must stay at hospital for 24 hours after surgery.

Are There Incisions After an Inner Thigh Lift Surgery?
Yes. The incisions are hidden inside the underwear or swimming suit. They are located from the area of pubic up to gluteal fold.

Is There Postoperative Pain After an Inner Thigh Lift Surgery?
Patients don’t feel severe pain, only slight discomfort at the moment of standing up or sitting down but only for a few days.

When Will The Patient Be Able to Take a Shower?
From the next day after surgery.

 Are There Sutures After an Inner Thigh Lift Surgery?
Yes, but they are all absorbable.

Are There Used Any Bandages Postoperatively?
There aren’t used any patches or bandages. The wound is cleaned and stays dry for the first 24 hours and the patient wears compressive garments for 2-3 weeks.

How Long Does It Take To See Final Results After an Inner Thigh Lift Surgery?
If the inner thigh lift surgery is combined with liposuction then the final result will be visible 6 months after surgery. The scars will take their final form after a year.

When Will The Patient Be Able to Return to Work - Everyday Activities?
The patient can return to work, usually, in five to seven days after surgery. Sports are allowed in a month, whilst it is recommended to avoid exercises for inner thigh muscles during the first 3 months following surgery.