- 6 October 2019
What is a thigh lift?
A thigh lift is the surgical removal of the saggy excess skin and fat in the thighs, caused by aging, massive weight loss etc
Who are the candidates for a thigh lift?
Patients complaining from heavy, loose, saggy upper legs/thighs are candidates for a thigh lift.
How is a thigh lift operation performed? How long does it take?
Thigh lift operations are performed in hospital conditions under general anaesthesia. It generally takes 2 to 4 hours to complete a thigh lift. During the procedure, excess skin and fat that lead to looseness in the inner thighs are removed, and the wound edges are stitched to each other in a tighter fashion. If needed, thigh liposuction is performed too. Patient is generally kept in the hospital for 2 nights.
How long after thigh lift can I go back to work/school/daily life?
It takes 10 to 12 days to go back to your daily life after thigh lift.
I’ll come from another city/country. How long should I stay in Istanbul?
A 15-day stay after surgery is recommended.
Can thigh lift be done in combination with other aesthetic operations?
Thigh lift can be done in combination with various other aesthetic operations.
After thigh lift, how long should I wear the corset for?
You need to wear your corset for a month after a thigh lift operation.