Thigh and Buttock Lift - Thighplasty
After the incision is made, excess fat and tissue is removed surgically. Liposuction may be used to enhance the results by removing localized areas of fatty deposits. At the end of the procedure, temporary drainage tubes may be inserted to remove excess fluid and promote healing. The incisions are closed with sutures and gently wrapped with bandages.
You will receive medication for post procedure pain and specific instructions for wound care. You will wear a compression garment to help reduce swelling while you heal. Your doctor will gradually increase your activity level. It may take about a month for swelling to improve and bruising to fade. Most people can return to strenuous activities in about one to three months.
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