Most people tend to be insecure about their appearance. These insecurities generally center around one or more features of the body. However, advances in cosmetic procedures have created viable options for people to take care of such issues.
People today want long, well-toned legs, and the thighs are a significant part of that. If you have experienced dramatic weight loss that has created excess sagging thigh skin and pockets of embarrassing fat, thighplasty at The Weight Loss Surgery Center of Los Angeles may be an effective option.
What Is Thighplasty?
Thighplasty surgery, also known as a thigh lift, is a cosmetic procedure to improve and tighten the thighs. If one has thighs that are sagging or flabby, a thigh lift can significantly improve the situation. Thighplasty reduces sagging of the outer or inner thigh, depending on the needs of the individual.
The Thigh Lift Procedure
Thighplasty at The Weight Loss Surgery Center of Los Angeles takes two to three hours, depending upon the specifics of the case. Thighplasty is an outpatient procedure, using general anesthesia. Incisions made for the procedure vary greatly, and so a comprehensive consultation with the individual must take place beforehand to achieve the desired results.
Inner thigh, bilateral thigh, and medial thigh lift are the most common types of thighplasty. A portion of drooping skin is removed, and rest of it is pulled up to give thighs a great, tight look. Excess fatty tissue may also be suctioned out using liposuction. In all forms of thighplasty, incisions are closed using deep sutures, ensuring elimination of any kind of sagging after recovery.
Who Is Eligible for Thighplasty?
Essentially, anyone who wants to have great-looking thighs can find thighplasty to be an effective contouring option at The Weight Loss Surgery Center of Los Angeles. Ideally, the following people can actively look at this choice:
- Anyone who has lost a great deal of weight
- Anyone with aging thigh skin
- Anyone who is unable to gain perfect-looking thighs with diet and exercise alone
Recovery After Thighplasty
The thighplasty healing period will largely depends on the type and extent of thighplasty chosen by the individual. Patients should take seven to ten days of leave to have the procedure done and recover comfortably.
It is well advised to rest during the recovery process, avoiding any leg movements, as this can encourage proper healing and excellent results. Swelling and bruising that may occur disappears within four to six weeks at the most. Any strenuous activities, including running and leg exercises, can be resumed within six months.
Following all the instructions given by your surgeon can lead to a shorter and more comfortable healing process with a lower risk of complications. It can also lead to better and longer-lasting results from the procedure.
Contact Us for Your Thighplasty Consultation
Thighplasty one of the most sought-after contouring options today. If you are interested in a thigh lift procedure, the best way to start is by setting up an informative consultation with a skilled medical professional at our office. During this consultation, you will be able to ask questions, discuss the recovery process and the best way to prepare for the procedure, and see before-and-after photos of past patients. Contact The Weight Loss Surgery Center of Los Angeles today to arrange your helpful consultation.