What you need to know about the thigh lift procedure

By Plastic Surgery Specialists of New Jersey
May 15, 2020

Dr. Frank Ferraro of Paramus, NJ offers a selection of facial and body contouring and improvement procedures to help adult men and women in achieving their goals. When excess skin on the thigh area caused by extensive weight loss or aging becomes a concern, certain procedures can be used to enhance one’s contours and remove this skin that can contribute to ulcerations and skin rashes. With a thigh lift procedure, the plastic surgeon of Plastic Surgery Specialists of New Jersey can assist.

What does a thigh lift accomplish?

Most men and women who visit with Dr. Frank Ferraro are considering a thigh lift for the treatment of excess skin that typically occurs with significant weight loss. This excess skin will often sag and be an embarrassing side effect of massive changes in weight. The skin may impact one’s self-confidence while also causing difficulties with finding clothes that fit properly or contributing to the formation of skin rashes. During the procedure, the plastic surgeon will remove excess skin to tighten and firm the thigh area, ensuring a more pleasing contour while eliminating problems resulting from sagging skin.

What can I expect after the procedure?

Our patients at the Plastic Surgery Specialists of New Jersey find that the thigh lift can provide high rates of satisfaction for those who undergo treatment. The thigh lift is performed under general anesthetics, and patients should allow plenty of time off of work, school, and social activities to heal properly. The incisions will leave behind minimal scarring, though doctors will skilled surgical techniques can minimize scarring by creating incisions in areas where they may be easily hidden, such as behind the knee or along the groin region.

Request a visit with Dr. Frank Ferraro today

At Plastic Surgery Specialists of New Jersey, patients in the community of Paramus, NJ and beyond have access to the surgical procedures they need to look and feel their best. If you are considering a thigh lift procedure or any treatments to improve body contours, we encourage you to take the time to schedule an appointment with our team at our office, conveniently located at 2 Sears Drive, Ste. 103.

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