Because of loosing so much weight, post-pregnancy and ageing, fat accumulation and sagging may occur in the upper leg areas. Since this condition causes discomfort both visually and while walking, people may need leg stretching, in other words, thigh lift surgery.
How to Decide the Leg Lift Surgery?
A detailed examination and inspection is carried out during the interview with the doctor and patient’s expectations and possible results are discussed with them.
How is the Leg Lift Surgery Performed and How Long Does It Take?
In leg lift surgery, sagging fat tissue and excessive skin are removed from the upper leg area. The procedure is carried out under general anaesthesia. Upper leg stretching can take 1 or 2 hours on average, and the duration of surgery is specified during the preliminary examination. After the operation, patient should stay in the hospital for 1 night. In order to ensure tightening, the skin is stretched upwards to the groins. After the operation, a thin long incising mark is formed in the area. The patient does not suffer from very severe pain after the operation. The painkillers prescribed by the doctor will be sufficient for the pain patient will experience.
What Should Be Paid Attention After Leg Lift Surgery?
It is recommended to the patient to get rest for 1 week and avoid intense leg movements. This is extremely important for the protection of the sewing area. Patient should use corset regularly in an average range of 2 to 4 weeks after the operation. Within 1 to 2 weeks, patients can return to their daily life.