Thigh Lift Pensacola, FL
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 the may be effectively treated with liposuction alone.
Your surgeon will remove excess skin and fat to tighten thigh area. Incision are carefully place so that the scars are unobtrusive as possible.
To remove excess skin and fat from the thighs to improve contour.
Surgery Center or Hospital
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 the day of the procedure.
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.
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. Regular exercise after 4 weeks. Thigh exercises after 6 weeks.
Wait 4 weeks because you don’t want to increase your blood pressure or stress your incisions during the early healing period.
1 week or less depending on your type of work.
Usually 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.