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once thigh lift is done, how long would it last till i need another? is thigh lift permanent? or how long does it last?

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Dr. Scott Sattler
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Thigh lift = surgery: Thigh lift surgery results in improvement in thigh contour that is permanent when done properly. The are a variety of thigh lift scar patterns depending on the degree of skin laxity being addressed.
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
skin elasticity : A thigh lift is performed on patients after weight loss and in those with poor skin elasticity. Often there are striae and cellulite. The lift will last longer if there is no further change in weight, if the skin is kept hydrated/nourished, and if the hormones are pre-menopausal. After menopause with the drying of the skin, the thigh lift lasts a shorter time. Try to keep underlying muscle in tone.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the thigh lift?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Driving post op: Unless your procedure is done under a straight local anesthetic with no sedation, it is highly unlikely that you would be allowed to drive home.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Whats a thigh lift procedure?

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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Thigh Lift Procedure: There is an outer thigh lift and an inner thigh lift procedure. Both are designed to tighten loose skin on the thigh. The outer thigh lift tightens skin right below the hip, while the inner thigh lift tighten skin high up on the inner part of your thigh. Read more about the procedures here: http://www.Cosmeticsurg.Net/procedures/thigh-lift.Php dr. Ricardo rodriguez baltimore, maryland.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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