Thighplasty is a body contouring surgery that eliminates excess skin and fat on the thighs. Removal of fat and skin on the thighs aids in giving thighs a well tucked look. The surgery is ideal for anyone who has lost excess amounts of weight, but still has flabby areas on the back, sides, and front of thighs.
How the procedure is done
the procedure, the surgeon will measure the size of your thighs and
discuss with you on what can be achieved after surgery. Once the surgeon
has explained what you need to know about the surgery, the surgeon
injects you with anesthesia to ensure that you don't have pain during
Surgery can be done on the inner thighs, the outer
things, or both. When surgery is done on the inner thigh, portions of
loose skin on the inner side of the thigh are removed and the skin and
muscles are tightened in order to eliminate bulges. On the other hand,
when surgery is done on the outer thigh, the surgery is aimed at
eliminating saddlebags that are found on some individuals.
procedure usually lasts for several hours; however, the exact time taken
to complete the procedure depends on the amount of skin that needs to
be removed. Once the procedure is complete, you are discharged from
hospital the following day. For effective healing, and to cover the
areas, you are supposed to wear compression stockings for six
Advantages of the procedure
procedure eliminates the annoying loose skin on the thighs; therefore,
if you are a lady, you can comfortably wear shorts with no worries.
procedure results to a great sense of contentment for any individual.
The tucked up feeling that one feels after the procedure is usually very
The procedure also makes one have self confidence and
increased levels of self esteem. This is because you tend to feel more
Disadvantages of the procedure
like any other major surgery, the surgery exposes you to several risks
such as bacterial infection, blood clotting and reaction to anesthesia.
disadvantage is that after the surgery, you tend to have great amounts
of swelling and bruising. Also, you will feel pain on the injured areas.