What is Thigh Lift Surgery?

A thigh lift is a procedure that involves the removal of excess skin and fat from either the inner or outer thighs.

In general, ageing, massive weight loss, and difficulty fitting into clothing due to heavy thighs are the common reasons why you should consider a thigh lift.

Thigh Lift procedures


Before the operation, the doctor conducts tests for the patient to ensure that the patient is suitable for the operation.

The surgeon will provide instructions and answer all your questions.


The surgeon will first remove the excess fat if the patient has excess fat in the thighs.

Then sagging skin areas are identified and incisions are made to remove excess skin.

Finally, both sides of the skin are sutured and closed to complete the surgery.


The recovery period takes about two or three weeks, and the results are instantaneous.

A significant change is noted in the circumference of the legs.

The final results appear after the tumor has completely decreased.

Who Is a Good Candidate for Thigh Lift Surgery?

  • BMI of more than 30%
  • healthy
  • non-smoker
  • Excess fatty tissue in the inner, medial, or lateral thigh area

How do I choose a plastic surgeon for thigh lift surgery?

Make sure that the surgeon has experience of at least 6 years after medical school and

that he graduated from an accredited medical college We at Estherian Clinic recommend DR. CENGIZHAN EKIZCELI, the doctor who graduated from Istanbul University, Department of Medicine, specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery and has more than 10 years of experience.

risks of thigh lift surgery

  1. Anaesthesia risks
  2. bruising
  3. fluid buildup
  4. infection
  5. swelling
  6. poor wound healing
  7. Skin sensitivity

Thigh Lift Before and After

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thigh lift recovery time

You will be given specific instructions that may include:

  • How to care for the surgical site(s)
  • Medicines that you will take orally
  • Specific concerns to look for at the surgical site or in your general health
  • When to follow up with your plastic surgeon

How much does thigh lift surgery cost?

The prices of thigh lift differ from one patient to another, as the technique

used and the areas to be suctioned play a big role in the price, and the prices of surgery may vary if combined with other surgeries.


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hoe lang duurt een dijbeenlift operatie?

De operatie van de dijbeenlift wordt uitgevoerd onder algemene anesthesie en de operatie duurt ongeveer 2-3 uur

hoe lang duurt het herstel van de dijbeenlift?

Herstel duurt tussen de 3-6 weken, daarna kunt u terugkeren naar uw normale leven, maar volg de instructies van de chirurg

hoe pijnlijk is een dijbeenliftoperatie?

De eerste week zal er pijn zijn, en daarna verdwijnt het geleidelijk, de chirurg zal u wat pijnstillers geven om de pijn te verminderen

How do you prepare for a thigh lift?

  • Doe wat tests, zoals een bloedtest of een medische evaluatie
  • stop met roken
  • Stop met het gebruik van ontstekingsremmers of ontstekingsremmers die aspirine bevatten