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Sculpt & Balance Your Lower Body Contours

A thigh lift is a procedure to address excess skin and fat in the thighs, typically caused by aging, weight loss, or genetics. Dr. Snider makes incisions in strategic locations, often concealed within the natural contours of the body, to remove the surplus tissue. This can involve lifting and tightening the skin to create a smoother and more contoured appearance.

A thigh lift aims to improve the overall shape and proportion of the thighs, enhancing the patient’s body contour and restoring confidence in their appearance. While diet and exercise can help improve muscle tone, they may not always effectively address loose skin or stubborn pockets of fat in this area. A thigh lift offers a tailored solution for individuals seeking a more sculpted and balanced lower body silhouette.

Thigh Lift Treats:

  • Excess skin and fat in the thighs
  • Sagging or drooping skin due to aging or weight loss
  • Uneven or disproportionate thigh appearance

Thigh Lift: The Recovery Process

After undergoing a thigh lift, your recovery will involve some initial discomfort, swelling, and bruising, which is normal and to be expected. Your surgeon will provide detailed post-operative instructions to help manage these symptoms and promote healing. You may need compression garments to reduce swelling and support the newly contoured thighs. It typically takes several weeks to fully recover from a thigh lift.

During this time, you should avoid strenuous activities and follow your surgeon’s guidance on when to resume normal activities and exercise. While you may see some improvement in thigh appearance shortly after surgery, the final results will become more apparent as swelling subsides and tissues settle into their new position. By following Dr. Snider’s instructions, you can ensure a smooth recovery.

Advantages of Thigh Lift:

  • Dramatically improves thigh contour and appearance
  • Targets specific areas of concern, such as excess skin and fat
  • Customizable procedure tailored to individual needs and goals
  • Can be combined with other body contouring surgeries for comprehensive results
  • Enhances overall body proportion and silhouette
  • Boosts self-confidence and body image
  • Long-lasting results with proper maintenance and a healthy lifestyle
  • Minimal scarring with strategic incision placement
  • Potential reduction in discomfort associated with excess thigh skin

Thigh Lift FAQs

Who is a good candidate for a thigh lift?

Good candidates for a thigh lift are individuals who are in good overall health, have realistic expectations about the outcome of the procedure, and are bothered by excess skin or fat in the thigh area that has not responded to diet and exercise. Dr. Snider conducts a thorough evaluation and reviews your medical history to determine your candidacy for the procedure.

Is a thigh lift performed under general anesthesia?

Yes, a thigh lift is typically performed under general anesthesia to ensure patient comfort.

How long does it take to recover from a thigh lift?

While individual recovery times may vary, it generally takes several weeks to fully recover from a thigh lift procedure. During this time, you should rest and avoid activities that could strain the thighs until cleared by your surgeon.

Will there be visible scarring after a thigh lift?

As with any surgical procedure, a thigh lift will cause some scarring. However, Dr. Snider will make incisions in discreet locations on the inside of your thighs to minimize the visibility of scars, which will fade over time with proper care.

Are the results of a thigh lift permanent?

While the results of a thigh lift can be long-lasting, they don’t stop aging. Factors such as aging, weight fluctuations, and lifestyle choices can impact the results over time. However, maintaining a stable weight and adopting a healthy lifestyle can help prolong the results.

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