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Thigh Lift

When exercise and a healthy diet aren’t enough to slenderize your thighs, it might be time to consider a surgical procedure. Cosmetic thigh lifts are becoming more common for men and women who need a more direct method of significant fat loss. If you live near Plano or Desoto, Texas, call Noble Cosmetic Surgery or book an appointment online for a personalized consultation with Dr. Patrick Obasi.

Thigh Lift

Thigh Lift Q & A

Cosmetic thigh lifts are surgical procedures that do more than remove unwanted fatty tissue; your excess skin is also removed–unlike with liposuction. The significant but routine surgery involves reshaping or “lifting” sagging skin around the incision. However, Dr. Obasi sometimes recommends including liposuction for best results, especially if your thigh skin’s elasticity is low.

Cosmetic thigh lifts have many advantages when exercise and diet aren’t enough, such as:

  • Quick removal of excess fat and skin
  • Instant, significant weight loss
  • More shapely, toned thighs
  • Smoother, tighter skin

Before cosmetic thigh lifts, avoid smoking, select medications, anti-inflammatories, and any substances that may increase bleeding. Dr. Obasi may also order certain lab tests, perform other health evaluations, and recommend additional preparations accordingly.

Before plastic surgeons make any incisions for thigh lifts, they administer one or more forms of anesthesia. Dr. Obasi carefully incises your upper, inner, and/or outer thigh, depending on your needs. No matter the pattern, Dr. Obasi keeps your skin’s resulting look in mind and chooses incision locations to be as effective, yet also as discreet, as possible.

He removes excess skin and subcutaneous fat layers to reshape your thighs from the inside out. Your incisions will be closed with sutures and other medical adhesives. Cosmetic thigh lift surgery takes about three hours on average.

Thigh lift surgery is typically an outpatient service, meaning you leave the same day, but it depends on your unique body and personal level of health. You immediately notice better thigh contouring, but recovery is a process.

Side effects of thigh lift recovery may include:

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Scarring
  • Asymmetry
  • Seroma (fluid buildup)
  • Less common, more severe complications (report immediately)

Most visible side effects usually subside within a few weeks or months. You can often resume most regular activities within three weeks and then fully return to your everyday, active life by a month and a half after thigh lift surgery.

Full recovery takes up to a year, though scars will continue to fade over time with the help of certain topical agents. Dr. Obasi also recommends maintaining a healthy lifestyle to ensure you keep your thighs’ slimmer silhouette.

If you’re ready for better proportioned, tighter, and healthier thighs, call Noble Cosmetic Surgery or book an appointment online with Dr. Obasi.

Noble Cosmetic Surgery
Cosmetic Surgeons located in Plano,
TX & Desoto, TX
Patrick Obasi, MD, FACS, FAACS
Patrick Obasi, MD, FACS, FAACS

Dr. Obasi is certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine, where he received the American Medical Student Association’s "Exemplary Leadership Award" as chapter president. While completing his residency at Philadelphia's Graduate Hospital, he was presented with the "Surgical Excellence Award" for demonstrating excellent clinical skills and scoring the highest of his class on the in-service examination. This leadership mentality, along with his love of aesthetics, are prevalent today in the results of his work as a cosmetic surgeon. He is now recognized as one of the top 10 best plastic surgeons in Texas by the National Academy of Plastic Surgeons, among other accolades. Dr. Obasi takes much joy in expanding his knowledge and is continuously learning the most up-to-date techniques to enrich the lives of his patients.

Ruth Olumba, DO, MPH, FACOG, NCMP

Dr. Ruth Olumba (formerly Arumala), DO, MPH, FAACS, FACOG, NCMP, is a triple board-certified, fellowship trained Cosmetic Surgeon & Gynecologist with recent certification by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and continued accreditation by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. She specializes in body contouring, mommy makeovers, body restoration after massive weight loss & vaginal rejuvenation. Dr. Olumba earned her medical degree from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and a Master of Public Health from Mercer University School of Medicine. With numerous awards, media features, and a strong presence at conferences, she's recognized for her exceptional work. Dr. Olumba's holistic approach & attention to detail sets her apart.

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48-year old female presented with excess thigh fatty tissues and skin laxity. <br>Procedure: Inner Thigh Lift (Thighplasty)
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