Our bodies are not always in proportion. Some people find that certain features of themselves cause imbalance. One of the major areas that people wish to make more proportional is the thighs. The thighs and buttock area can sometimes seem too large for the rest of the body. Or maybe there is just some excess skin and fat tissue that causes you to feel self-conscious. Whatever the reason, a thigh lift can be just the procedure you’ve been searching for. In Grand Rapids, Michigan, highly sought-after plastic surgeon, Dr. Iacobucci helps his patients get the slim thighs they’ve always desired.
What is a Thigh Lift?
A thigh lift is a cosmetic procedure that removes and tightens the excess skin on your thighs to improve their appearance. Dr. Iacobucci can lift and contour your thighs for a slimmer, more proportional look. Thigh lifts are often done with liposuction as well to give your thighs a more toned look.
How is a Thigh Lift Done?
The thigh lift procedure takes between two-to-three hours for completion. This is performed with either intravenous sedation or general anesthesia. Usually, Dr. Iacobucci will make the incision in the groin area, keeping it hidden, then through this incision removes excess skin and fat. Once that is removed, he will reshape and tighten the remaining tissue to create the smooth, sleek look that is desired.
Recovery from a Thigh Lift
The thigh lift is an outpatient procedure so you can return to the comfort of your home following the procedure. Compression garments should be worn during the healing time to help with swelling and cut down on healing time. Surgical drains will be in place to collect any excess fluid and reduce the possibility of infection. Dr. Iacobucci will give you detailed instructions on how to care for yourself during recovery to get the best results. Most patients return to work within ten days and physical activity after four weeks.
Who is a Candidate for Thigh Lifts?
The best way to know if you’re a good candidate for a thigh lift is to meet with Dr. Iacobucci so he can examine your skin tissue and go over your medical history. If you are healthy, at a stable weight, and are a nonsmoker, then you are a good candidate for this surgery. If you have excess skin on the thighs that obstructs their slim profile, then this can be a great solution for you!
Meet with Dr. Iacobucci
At his Grand Rapids office, Dr. Iacobucci helps his patients feel comfortable and confident in their skin by giving them a proportional body look through his thigh lift techniques. If you wish to get a thigh lift then call Dr. Iacobucci’s office today to get started.