Following the success of major weight loss, many are faced with the reality of unsightly excess skin and fat present on the inner and outer thighs. A thigh lift surgery, also known as thighplasty, is a cosmetic procedure designed to surgically remove this persistent fat and loose skin to reveal a more svelte body shape.
Dr. Sherif Khattab is a board certified plastic surgeon with years of experience performing thigh lift surgery. Through advanced body contouring techniques, he can restore and enhance your figure.
Natural aging, gravity and weight fluctuations can all contribute to the accumulation of excess tissue on the thighs. Thigh lift surgery can benefit men and women who are motivated to improve the size, shape and contour of their thighs. A thigh can target undesirable loose skin and fat, but it is not a weight loss tool.
The best candidates for a thigh lift are healthy, possess realistic expectations and are at or near their ideal weight. The best way to determine if thigh lift surgery is right for you is to schedule a one-on-one consultation.
The consultation: In order to determine if you are good candidate for thigh lift surgery, you will need to be honest and upfront about every aspect of your health. Your consultation will include a physical examination, as well as an in-depth discussion of your medical history and cosmetic goals. This information will help Dr. Khattab determine if thigh lift surgery is the best option available for you.
Surgery: A thigh lift can be performed in 2-3 hours and usually requires general anesthesia. Incision patterns vary. An incision may be made at the top of your leg (where a normal bikini bottom would end) or it may be made to extend from the groin to the crease of the buttock. When at all possible, Dr. Khattab will conceal incisions within the natural contours of your body. As the incisions are made, he will remove excess skin and fat. If necessary, liposuction will also be used to remove localized deposits of fat.
Recovery: After surgery, it is common for patients to experience swelling, bruising and discomfort at the incision sites. Dr. Khattab will provide you will specific aftercare instructions, as well as oral medication to manage your discomfort. Patients are encouraged to start walking as soon as possible. You should be mobile within a few days, but strenuous activities should be restricted for several weeks. You should be able to resume work and most other normal activities within 3 weeks.
Results: A thigh lift surgery CA can significantly improve the size, shape and contour of your thighs. The results of your procedure will become gradually apparent over the course of several weeks as swelling and bruising begin to subside. It may take several months for incision lines to fade and flatten. Other body contouring procedures may be performed in conjunction with a thigh lift to create an overall slimmer appearance.
If you’re ready to learn more about thigh lift surgery, call 310-325-2100 to inquire about a consultation with Dr. Khattab. Beyond Beautiful is located at 23365 Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 102, in Torrance, CA. Since 1988, we have been providing excellent care to patients from nearby Torrance, Long Beach, Redondo Beach, and beyond.