Thigh lift surgery is a body contouring procedure designed to reshape thighs. Inner thigh lift decreases the circumference of the thigh and removes the excess skin and fat on the inner aspect of the thigh. In effect it thins and shapes thighs. Outer thigh lift is often combined with a buttock lift and is used to ‘pull up’ sagging outer thigh skin.
Pull up sagging outer thigh and buttock skin!
Buttock lift surgery is a body contouring procedure designed to reshape sagging buttocks. Outer thigh lift can be combined with a buttock lift and is used to ‘pull up’ sagging outer thigh and buttock skin.
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Timing and Approach To Buttock Lifts
Buttock lift procedures should be considered in patients who have loose and sagging buttock skin that can be pinched with fingers.
Recovery after Buttock Lift Surgery
Depending on the extent of surgery that was performed, you may be able to go home after a few hours or you may need to stay in the hospital 2 or 3 days. Showering is permitted on the second or third day after surgery. Pain is mild to moderate and is mostly gone within 7 days and is controlled by medications. Swelling, which is mild to moderate and peaks at 2 to 3 days, disappears over the next 6 weeks. There is minimal or no bruising. You can usually resume light activities within the first week, and most activities within 4-6 weeks. You can expect to be out of work for 1-2 weeks, but you will be able to be up and about. You will be able to stand and to lie on a bed, but sitting and bending forward is not allowed for the first two weeks.
Results of Buttock Lift Surgery
You will have a tightened, lifted and improved contour to your buttocks. You will be more confident and comfortable in clothing, especially sportswear and jeans. You will have a more natural and presentable appearance in the first week that will improve over the next 3 to 6 months.
The Best Candidates for Buttock Lift
Those patients who desire a more youthful appearance by correcting stretched out sagging skin. Patients with excess and sagging folds of skin after weight loss. Candidates are people who are looking for improvement, not perfection in the way they look. If you’re physically healthy, psychologically stable, and realistic in your expectations, you may be a good candidate.