Guide To Thigh Lift
Outer thigh lift/buttock lift runs about $9,400. *This is an estimation & prices may vary. Patients will be given an exact price at the consultation appointment.
Significant excess skin and fat of the thigh, along with dimpled and/or sagging skin. If the issue is mainly excess fat (like saddlebags) then they may be effectively treated with liposuction alone.
To remove excess skin and fat from the thighs to improve contour.
Surgery Center or Hospital
You are encouraged to walk around as much as possible to help reduce the risk of DVT and thromboembolism.
You may shower 48 hours after surgery.
Light exercise is ok 2 weeks after surgery. Approximately 4-6 weeks after surgery, more strenuous activity will be allowed. Sometime around the 8th week post-op, you will be allowed to resume all activities.
Wait 4 weeks because you don’t want to increase your blood pressure or stress your incisions during the early healing period.
Your surgeon will remove excess skin and fat to tighten the thigh area. Incisions are carefully placed so that the scars are unobtrusive as possible.
Planning your thigh lift with your doctor begins with a comprehensive consultation and examination. A price quote will be given during your consultation. After your initial consultation, you will have a second visit with us two weeks prior to your scheduled procedure. This visit will cover any pre and post-op instructions as well as any medication that will need to be administered after. Patients should be at a stable weight, healthy, nutritionally-replete with good protein stores, and cannot be using any nicotine-containing substances.
No hospital stay is required. Most patients go home on the day of the procedure. Sutures are usually removed between 2-to-4 weeks after surgery. Walking is encouraged immediately after surgery. You will be able to return to non-strenuous work approximately 10-14 days post-op. Scars will flatten and fade between 3 months and 2 years after surgery.
You will be able to walk around, feed, and bathe yourself. The pain medications and compression garments may make it difficult to care for others and unsafe to drive a car during the early recovery period.
1 week or less depending on your type of work.
Usually, it peaks around 3 days and gradually goes away.
Should subside within 1-2 weeks.
Inherent Risks & Complications
Contour irregularities, Dehiscence, Delayed wound healing, Poor scarring, Bleeding, Seroma, Numbness, Infection, Need for revision, complications related to anesthesia.
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Procedures are performed by board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Butler, Dr. Leveque, and Dr. Patterson in Pensacola, FL.
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