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Thigh Lift

Posted on Apr 09, 2014 at

After undergoing a massive weight loss, many Beverly Hills men and women find themselves with an excess of loose and sagging skin on their inner and outer thighs. Having this excess of skin can make it difficult to not only find complimenting clothing, but also to engage in a range of activities such as running, bike riding and in some cases day to day activities. Even with diet and exercise, some people are simply unable to get their skin to bounce back to its original orientation. In some minor cases, Dr. Tahernia can use liposuction to remove excess pockets of fat, but for patients that have lost a lot of skin elasticity; a thigh lift is the procedure that will get them toned looking legs.

Dr. Tahernia will work closely with you to help find a procedure plan that is right for you and will help you in achieving your aesthetic goals. If you would like to learn more about thigh lifts and what it can do to help transform your life, then call Dr. Tahernia’s office at 310-614-9701, or request your consultation online.

Am I A Good Candidate For A Thigh Lift?

Typically, the best candidates for thigh lift surgery are those that have lost a massive amount of weight and are looking to have an excess of skin and fatty tissue removed from their inner or outer thighs. Other necessary qualifications for patients seeking thigh lift surgery are:

  • Being in overall good health with no major medical conditions
  • Having realistic expectations for the outcome of your surgery
  • Not being a smoker, or at least willing to quiet well before the day of surgery.

During your consultation, Dr. Tahernia will order a variety of preoperative tests to ensure that you are a healthy candidate to undergo surgery.

Thigh Lift Techniques:

The outer thigh and inner thigh require the use of different surgical techniques in order to best conceal the incisions. For the outer thigh, Dr. Tahernia will use a waist line incision so that the scar can be concealed along the bikini line. The excess skin from the upper thigh is then removed and the remaining skin is then tightened and smoothed. For the inner thigh, an incision is made high up on the inner thigh along the elastic line of where a bikini would hit. The large amount of excess inner thigh skin is then removed and the remaining skin is tightened and smoothed.

Questions or want to talk to Dr. Tahernia?

Give us a call: (310) 614-9701
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