Technical aspects of thigh lift surgery
2 incisions can be done: -The groin incision where this is hidden. -The vertical or longitudinal one if more correction is needed. -Excess of tissues are removed and the remaining ones are lifted
The surgery is done under general anaesthesia.
Convalescence from thigh surgery
Wound management and dressing are changed frequently from day one. Early mobilisation is encouraged.
Getting ready for thigh lift
All patients need to stop smoking and taking blood thinners medications. Nothing to eat and drink before the surgery. The skin needs to be cleaned with an antiseptic soap.
What to watch for after thigh surgery
Risk and complications
Bleeding, infection, visible scaring and recurrence of soft tissue descent.