Thigh lift surgery is generally used to address issues with excessive skin and fatty tissue on the inner thigh. Liposuction is frequently used to address localized fatty deposits. Thigh lifts are utilized to address the droopy excessive skin and fat problems. This procedure is used most frequently in patients that have lost a large amount of weight. As that weight loss occurs, patients are left with droopy/saggy skin and fat in the inner thigh. While this procedure can be performed at the same time as other procedures our preferred method is to do this alone since the after surgery care can be very different from other procedures.
All surgical procedures have potential complications and short comings. This procedure certainly has potentials for infection. That risk will be higher than many other procedures because the general location of the surgery.