Thigh lift

Perfect legs thanks to upper thigh lifting

Severe weight loss and even the natural aging process may cause the skin of the upper thighs to sag. The skin will develop wrinkles and folds and the whole silhouette will, therefore, change. An upper thigh lift guarantees tight, beautiful legs.

Are you interested in an upper thigh lifting? You may schedule an appointment at Clinic Beethoven­strasse AG by calling us or using our online form.

A diet, a gastric band, or a gastric bypass surgery may all achieve a quick weight reduction. This often has consequences on the condition and look of the skin of the legs, it starts to sag. And aging demands its tribute, too.

An upper thigh lift guarantees a tight, firm skin of the legs

Depending on the condition of the patient, the skin and fat deposits may be removed with an incision on the groins or with an incision on the internal side of the upper thighs.

Sometimes the combination of an incision with a liposuction may be advisable. Should this be the case, Dr. Colette Carmen Camenisch injects, at the beginning of the surgery, a special liposuction solution (tumescent technique) in the aesthetically unpleasant fat deposits. For example, on the knees and on the outer side of the upper thighs (commonly referred to as "saddle bags").

Then, the adipose cells are released from the cellular bond with a very careful technique (body jet/water jet assisted liposuction) and professionally aspirated in a high-tech procedure, without any damage to vessels or nerves.

Subsequently, the skin in excess in the area that must be tightened is surgically removed.  You can find out if a combined surgery is advisable for your case during your personal consultation appointment.

Upper thigh lifting - what you need to know
  • Duration of the procedure

    2 to 3 hours

  • Hospitalization

    Dr. Colette Carmen Camenisch performs the upper thighs lifting procedures in the clinic "Pyramide" and in the clinic "Klinik am Park". After the surgery, you will have to stay in the clinic for 1 to 2 nights.

  • Anesthesia

    General anesthesia

  • Sick leave

    7 to 10 days

  • Risks

    An upper thighs lift may cause postoperative hemorrhages, infections, and wound exudate accumulations. Light swellings, tearing of the sutures, somatosensory disorders, feelings of tightness, aesthetically unpleasant scars, thromboses, and embolisms may also occur.

    The risk of complications such as circulatory disorders and impairment of wound healing is significantly higher for patients who suffer from nicotine addiction or chronic diseases.

  • Postoperative treatment

    After the surgery, you must wear special compression pants night and day for 4 weeks, then for the following 2 weeks only during the day. During this time, you should avoid sport, sauna, and intensive UV exposure.

  • Costs

    The costs for an upper thigh lifting may vary depenging on the extent of the surgery and will be agreed upon in advance.

    The price is inclusive of all services, such as the consultation, the surgery, the anesthesia, the medications, the hospitalization, the follow-up controls, and all potential corrective surgical procedures.


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