Leg and Hip Lift Surgery
Thighs and Buttocks Lift involves removing of sagging loose skin and fat tissue in this region surgically.
Factors as weight gain and loss, aging and sun cause sagging and loosening of tissue on thighs and buttocks.
With these surgeries tissues on the legs and buttocks are stretched and contoured. Mostly these operations are combined with liposuction for better result. In a manner similar to abdominoplasty loose skin and fat tissue on thighs and buttocks are removed in an elliptical shape. These regions are tightened and brought to flat shape. Scarring line is shaped. In Leg Lift this scar line is hidden in groin area, in Hip Lift scarring line is placed above hip bone, on lateral side of body, under bikini.
- First examination should be done carefully by your doctor.
- You should give accurate information about your patient story to your doctor.
- Your anamnesis about drug allergies, medications used, the previous operation story should be determined.
The operation lasts 2-3 hours.
Side effects and risks:
Temporary numbness, cyanosis, pain and swelling can occur. Sometimes infection and minimal bleeding may occur.
Patients can turn back to work after 1-2 weeks. . Normal activities are recommended after 1 week and physical activities are recommended after 1 month.
Procedure and anesthesia
The operation is performed under local anesthesia with sedation in hospital. Spinal, epidural anesthesia can be performed.
The result is long lasting if there is no changes in weight.