The combination of aging, prolonged unavoidable exposure to gravity, fluctuations in weight and a loss of skin elasticity can cause loss of tone in the thighs. A tone legs and thighs are something the ideal look aesthetically and would look good in a short skirt or tight pants. However, when the thighs losses its tone, it will appear saggy and fat.
How to get tone thighs?Thigh lift can improve the appearance of the legs by removing skin and fat from the thighs to tighten the skin and improve the contour of the legs. However, thigh lifts are not only used for removal of excess fat. It is done when skin elasticity is poor. Combining the procedure with liposuction is much recommended to remove excess fat deposits first before contouring the thigh.
Thigh lift takes away the crescent-shaped piece of the skin from the inner portion of the thigh up to the groin area. The incision length depends on how much skin is required to remove. In the front, the incision essentially follows the contour of a g-string—that is, it descends from the lower abdomen (the lower portion of a tummy tuck scar), down either side of the pubic mound, right next to the vulva, then the incision continues toward the buttock crease.
Does the procedure involve pain? The procedure is done under local anaesthesia and sedation performed by a registered Anesthetist by Ministry of Health. The Plastic Surgeon will then performed the liposuction and thigh lift surgery.
What to expect for the procedure? There will be some discomfort with swelling and bruising for the next few days after the surgery. There may be other side effects, hence it is reminded to follow every advices from the plastic surgeon to avoid any of the side effects.