Thigh Lift in Miami | Gables Plastic Surgery
The loss of skin elasticity associated with age and weight fluctuations can make excess tissue a significant problem. Thighs are one of the most common areas for unwanted skin and fat to develop, and unfortunately, these do not respond well to diet and exercise. As a stand-alone procedure, liposuction can remove excess fat and improve the shape of your thighs, but doesn’t address sagging skin on your inner or outer thighs.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jorge de la Pedraja can give you sleeker thighs and the appearance of longer, slimmer legs with a thigh lift.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jorge de la Pedraja is an expert at performing thigh lift surgeries and genuinely values his patients’ time and aesthetic goals. He is committed to ensuring that his patients are safe, have an exceptional experience, and are provided with outstanding results. Since each procedure will be slightly different depending on a patient’s age, anatomy, and other factors, Dr. de la Pedraja will take the time to get to know you, your lifestyle, your cosmetic goals to develop the plan that is perfect for you.
Are you ready to enjoy the considerable benefits of a thigh lift? Learn more by calling 305-441-9144 or contacting us online today. Gables Plastic Surgery is located in Coral Gables, FL, and proudly serves Miami, Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne, Miami Beach, Pinecrest and other areas of South Florida.
What Is a Thigh Lift?
Thigh lift surgery remodels the inner or outer thighs by eliminating excess skin and fat, resulting in smoother skin and well-proportioned contours of the thigh areas and lower body.
If fitness and nutrition are not helping you reach your goals of having that firmer, youthful-appearing, and more proportionate thighs to your overall figure. A surgical thigh lift may be your best option.
A thigh lift takes two to four hours, depending on the extent of the issues you want to address. Dr. de la Pedraja typically begins the procedure with liposuction, then removes any excess skin tissue. the incision can be hidden within the inner thigh crease or can extend down the leg. it depends what the patient wants and needs.
He closes the incisions with dissolvable sutures and places sterile dressing over them. Expect to wear a compression garment from your waist to above your knees for a few weeks.
Reasons to Consider a Coral Gables Thigh Lift
Though diet and exercise alone may be enough for some body parts, many patients find it challenging to keep their legs shapely and lean after aging and gravity have had their way. In addition, women who have had multiple pregnancies often find their thighs are a specific area of concern.
There are various reasons to have a thigh lift, including:
- Improve the appearance of your upper legs and midsection
- Tighten loose skin in this area
- Tone thigh muscles
- Improve figure
Are You a Candidate for a Thigh Lift in Miami?
You are a suitable candidate for a thigh lift in Miami if:
- Your weight is stable.
- You have excess soft tissue along your inner thighs, outer thighs, or both.
- You are healthy and don’t have severe medical conditions that can impair healing or increase potential risks during surgery.
- You have a positive outlook and reasonable expectations.
- You are willing to commit to a healthy lifestyle of following a nutrition and fitness plan.
Why Choose Dr. de la Pedraja for Your Miami Thigh Lift?
Dr. Jorge de la Pedraja is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Coral Gables and serves patients from Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Key Biscayne, Miami, Miami Beach, Pinecrest, and other areas of South Florida.
Having performed thousands of plastic surgery procedures over the last two decades on patients worldwide, Dr. de la Pedraja wholly dedicates his efforts to ensuring his patients are safe and receive outstanding results.
In addition to his exceptional surgical skills, Dr. de la Pedraja dedicates his practice to delivering top-quality concierge care to every patient he treats. He creates individualized surgical plans to meet patients’ needs in a comfortable setting.
Why Choose Dr. de la Pedraja
Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member of Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons
Committed to providing the highest quality of care to each and every patient
Thigh Lift Recovery
After your thigh lift surgery, you may go home with tiny tubes temporarily positioned under your skin to allow excess fluid to drain correctly.
Dr. de la Pedraja will give you specific instructions for post-surgical recovery, which may include:
- How to care for the incisions
- Medications to aid healing
- What to look for at the surgical site to ensure proper healing
- When to follow up with Dr. de la Pedraja
Be sure to ask Dr. de la Pedraja specific questions about what to expect during your thigh lift recovery, like:
- Where will I wake up after surgery?
- Will I need to take any prescription or over-the-counter medications?
- What bandages will I wear after surgery, and when will they come off?
- When should I return to have my sutures removed?
- When can I resume my regular activities?
- When do I return for a follow-up appointment?
Thigh Lift Recovery at Home
If you have chest pains or an abnormal heart rate, seek medical attention immediately. If post-surgical complications arise, you may need hospitalization for additional monitoring and treatment.
Following Dr. de la Pedraja’s instructions is vital to attain your surgical goals.
Please do not subject your surgical incisions to trauma, abrasion, or excessive motion during recovery.
Schedule Your Miami Thigh Lift Consultation
If you want to learn more about having a thigh lift in Miami, please schedule a confidential consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jorge de la Pedraja. He will discuss how you can reclaim your youthful thigh contours and enhance your figure and self-confidence.
We proudly serve Miami, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne, Miami Beach, Pinecrest, and other South Florida areas.
Miami Thigh Lift FAQs
Many factors influence your thigh lift benefits’ duration. If you maintain a stable weight and regularly do leg exercises like squats and lunges, the fat bulges shouldn’t return. However, if you gain 10 or more pounds, you have a decent chance of partially or wholly reversing your procedure’s results.
On average, you can expect your improvement to last between 10 and 15 years. However, if you gain more than 30 pounds and lose the weight again, you may have excess or loose, sagging skin to cope with before this period has passed.
Having someone stay with you for at least the first day or two after surgery is advisable. In addition, you may find it helpful to have a friend or family member help with your household responsibilities.
When choosing a plastic surgeon, crucial considerations include their aesthetic philosophy, experience performing the procedure, and their availability to provide follow-up aftercare. Besides having meticulous surgical skills, Dr. de la Pedraja has dedicated his career to providing top-quality care to every patient.