The thigh lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure performed by a highly trained professional to correct the look of the thigh. Because the thigh is a common problem area, especially for women, plastic surgeons have developed the thigh lift for a slimmer, more sculpted appearance.
The thigh lift can correct excess skin, fat or sagging, specifically in the upper thigh.
The results of this cosmetic surgery procedure are visible immediately and can last for years, with some exceptions. Individuals considering losing a substantial amount of weight or becoming pregnant are not strong candidates for a thigh lift, simply because the results may not be long-lasting.
Most individuals with a small amount of excess fat or considerable excess skin in the thigh are strong candidates for the procedure. Whether you only want a minor lift or some major re-contouring, the thigh lift can be customized to each patient.
The thigh lift procedure yields great results for our patients. Benefits of undergoing this safe, effective procedure include:
A visible thigh gap, or space between the inner thighs
More toned appearance to the legs
Enhanced youthfulness of the legs
Easier time finding well-fitting clothing
Less discomfort from chafing
A more proportionate silhouette
Depending on an individual’s goals for the procedure, it can vary drastically. For a minor thigh lift, only a small incision is made, but for more dramatic results, an incision is made around a greater portion of the upper thigh. Once the incision is made appropriately, Dr. Kotis will remove any excess skin and fat from the area.
Once he has achieved the desired sculpted look, the remaining skin is pulled taut, and the incision is closed. The results of the procedure are visible immediately, but will continue to develop for months.
Thigh lifts can vary from major surgeries to only a minor lift. Depending on your desired procedure, the cost can vary. Scheduling a consultation with Dr. Kotis is the best way to determine a realistic cost for the procedure at our office. We offer financing options and accept most forms of payment, including cash, credit card, and check. For specific information including insurance coverage, visit our financing page.
“Dr. Kotis performed my medial thigh lift, I am a physician assistant and because of my medical background I had very high expectations. Dr. Kotis exceeded all of my expectations. He is not only a kind physician, but most importantly, a highly skilled surgeon. I would recommend him to my own patients!
Thigh lift surgery is designed to address both the inner and outer thighs, providing comprehensive contouring. This procedure tailors to individual aesthetic goals, enhancing the overall appearance of the thighs for a more toned and refined look.
high lift surgery is designed to address both the inner and outer thighs, providing comprehensive contouring. This procedure tailors to individual aesthetic goals, enhancing the overall appearance of the thighs for a more toned and refined look.
Like any surgery, thigh lift procedures carry potential risks, including infection, bleeding, and adverse reactions to anesthesia. Complications may involve scarring, changes in skin sensation, or asymmetry. Choosing an experienced surgeon and following post-operative care instructions helps minimize these risks.
There are no strict age requirements for thigh lift candidates, but individuals should generally be in good health. Weight stability is crucial, as significant fluctuations can affect the long-term results.
If you’re considering cosmetic surgery and think the thigh lift procedure may be beneficial to you, contact our office today to schedule a consultation. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John A. Kotis proudly serves the residents of Chicago, Arlington Heights and surrounding Illinois communities.Contact Us