Thigh Lift (Thighplasty) | El Paso
Recent weight loss, aging, or genetics can leave many with sagging skin on the thighs and derriere. Particularly suited for those who have experienced dramatic weight loss, a thigh lift procedure will tighten the skin and underlying tissues to create and restore a more youthful, toned appearance. Often combined with a tummy tuck and liposuction, this procedure creates dramatic and lasting changes to your body’s contours.
Am I a Candidate for A Thigh Lift?
You might be an excellent candidate for a thigh lift procedure if you:
- Are in good overall health
- Do not smoke
- Maintain a stable weight
- Are realistic about your expectations for your desired result
Performed under general anesthesia, Dr. Gonzalez will make an incision from the groin area along the natural fold of the skin around the back part of the thigh. The underlying tissue is then lifted, reshaped, tightened, and finally, held together with deep internal sutures. Any excess skin is removed and the skin along the incision site is closed.
For those patients seeking to treat sagging skin in the front of the upper thigh area, a Medial Thigh Lift may be performed. With a Medial Thigh Lift, a smaller incision is made along the groin area only.
After surgery, you will most likely experience swelling and bruising that will subside within a few weeks. You should be able to return to your normal activities within a few weeks.
Dr. Gonzalez will be happy to personally consult with you to help you determine the best treatment plan to achieve your desired results.
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