Thigh Lift Manhattan

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What is thigh lift surgery?

A thigh lift procedure is performed to lift the thighs by removed excess skin and fat.

Who is a good candidate for thigh lift surgery?

A good candidate for a thigh lift is a healthy individual who wants an improved appearance of her thighs.

How much does a thigh lift cost?

A thigh lift can cost between $8-20K

What should I expect during a consultation for thigh lift surgery?

During the consultation, you will spend a lot of time with the doctor reviewing your surgical goals. An exam will then be performed and a surgical plan will be discussed with you at length.

What questions should I ask my plastic surgeon about thigh lift surgery?

You should ask if he is board certified first, and then discuss what options are best suited to treat your concerns.

What are the risks of thigh lift surgery?

The risks of surgery include poor wound healing, infection, seroma, hematoma, dysesthesia, unfavorable scarring, rebound laxity, and need for further procedures.

How should I prepare for thigh lift surgery?

I usually tell my patients to eat healthy and exercise regularly and avoid medications and herbal supplements that might cause bleeding.

What are the steps of a thigh lift procedure?

The procedure is often performed under general anesthesia and can be performed with a crescent excision pattern in the groin crease or a hockey stick type incision going vertically down the medial thigh. If the lateral thigh lift procedure is performed then this is often accomplished with an incision along the belt line.

What should I expect during my thigh lift recovery?

A patient may be placed in a compression garment or have their thighs wrapped with dressings. Drains may be used as well.

What results should I expect after thigh lift surgery?

The thighs should have a more pleasing appearance.

What words should I know about thigh lift surgery?

Words associated with a thigh lift include, thigh lift, lateral thigh lift, crescentic medial thigh lift, extended thigh lift, subcutaneous fat, skin resection.

Thigh Lift Frequently Asked Questions

Can you get lipo on your inner thighs?

Yes liposuction can be performed on the inner thighs.

Does running get rid of cellulite?

Running does not improve cellulite.

Can you get surgery to remove arm fat?

Surgery can be performed to remove arm fat.

How are thigh lifts done?

Thigh lifts can be performed using an inner thigh crease incision removing a crescent of tissue or an incision can be extended down the inner thigh towards the knee.

Does a lower body lift include thighs?

A lower body lift does not include a formal thigh lift but you may see some improvement of the thighs during the body lift.

How can I firm up flabby thighs?

Flabby arms can be firmed with some lasers. Flabby arms can be firmed up with liposuction and direct skin excision in some cases.

Does insurance cover skin removal after weight loss?

Insurance does not cover thigh lift skin removal.

How can I reduce my thigh fat?

Thigh fat can be reduced with liposuction or direct excision during a thigh lift.

How dangerous is a thigh lift?

A thigh lift is not dangerous

How much does a thigh lift Cost?

A thigh lift fee will vary. It can cost from $8500-20,000.

How do you get rid of loose skin on your thighs?

The best way to get rid of loose thigh skin, is by direct skin excision.

How much does it cost for a tummy tuck?

A tummy tuck can cost between $8500-15000.

How do you prepare for a thigh lift?

I tell my patients to eat healthy and exercise regularly, and also to avoid medications or supplements that can cause bleeding.

How much does it cost to remove inner thigh fat?

The fee will vary whether it is liposuction or an inner thigh lift.

How long is recovery from a thigh lift?

Usually patients can go back to light duty after about 7-10 days.

Is having a thigh gap healthy?

Having a thigh gap is not always possible after an inner thigh lift.

What are the different types of thigh lifts?

There are generally two types of thigh lifts: 1)an inner thigh lift using a crescent excision pattern in the groin crease. 2) a vertical incision or hockey stick incision approach.

What is a spiral thigh lift?

A spiral thigh lift is an inner thigh lift using a hockey incision approach.

What does a thigh lift Cost?

The fee for a thigh lift varies from between $8500-$20000

What is a thigh lift?

A thigh lift is a procedure in which inner thigh skin and fat is removed to improve the contour of the inner thigh.

What exercises help lose thigh fat?

A good exercise regimen can help reduce thigh fat.

What is an inner thigh lift surgery?

There are generally two types of thigh lifts: 1)an inner thigh lift using a crescent excision pattern in the groin crease. 2) a vertical incision or hockey stick incision approach.

What is a bilateral thigh lift?

There are generally two types of thigh lifts: 1)an inner thigh lift using a crescent excision pattern in the groin crease. 2) a vertical incision or hockey stick incision approach.

What is considered a thigh gap?

A thigh gap is the space between the two thighs.

Where are the scars for a thigh lift?

The incisions can be in the groin crease and can also go down the inseam of the inner thigh.

Will a thigh lift get rid of cellulite?

A thigh lift does not improve cellulite.

Steven Wallach MD

Steven Wallach MD

Dr. Wallach is a board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City who specializes in performing cosmetic procedures of the face, breast and body. As one of the cutting edge experts in the field, Dr. Wallach consults on a regular basis with people in the beauty, media, and publishing worlds.

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