FAQ: Thigh Lift

If you are concerned with the appearance and texture of the skin on your thighs (cellulite, excess fat/skin, etc.).

This surgery will lift and tighten the skin around the thigh (inner/outer portion) and reduce the appearance of wrinkles/cellulite caused by excess fat and skin

The patient’s skin may have rippling, bagginess or experience pigment changes and asymmetry. Another possible but unlikely risk/complications is fluid retention/loss, shock, infections, bleeding, reaction to anesthesia, and permanent numbness.

You may use topical cream or laser treatments that will tighten the skin or tries to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Additionally, a healthy lifestyle and commitment to exercise could benefit the patient or control garments

An incision will be made at different sites of the thigh, where loose skin will be removed and sutured back together in order to tighten the skin. Additionally, small amount of fat and soft tissue will be removed and the muscles of the thigh will be tightened. This will overall reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve the texture of the skin

Depending on the amount of excess skin and cellulite you have. It is an invasive surgery and will require general anesthesia.

Your thighs will be a little bit slimmer but the change will not be drastic. You will have tighter skin than before, less cellulite and an improvement in the texture/firmness of your skin. The degree of these results will vary from patient to patient.

Please refer to my website or feel free to ask me during consultation

It should not affect movement or flexibility on the long run, however during the recovery period, the level of activity should be low

Yes. It is advised that liposuction is combined with a thigh lift to produce the most optimal results

It should last for a long time, as long as patients maintain a healthy diet and regular exercise, however as the patient ages, the body will accumulate fat more easily and their skin will loose its firmness

Additional surgery is usually not needed as long as the patient does not gain excessive weight over the period of time

You can discuss cost during the initial consultation after the examination it will be determine whether additional works needs to be done.

The surgery could take around 1-3 hours depending on the size and work needed to be done on the patient

The incisions will be made at the inner thigh or the posterior portion of the thigh. It is not possible to do this surgery without making a long incision

不能去除松弛的皮肤而不会留下疤痕,但是会尝试隐藏这些疤痕

The swelling usually subsides after 2-3 weeks

It will take around a year to have full recovery but only a couple of months to look presentable

In the short run, you will feel temporary pain, swelling, soreness, numbness, bruising and tiredness. All of these side effects will subside after a month of recovery

It will be moderate but you will be given pain medication to help manage with this

手术后的头几天,您将服用轻度麻醉剂,几天后再使用强力泰诺。

手术后我通常不使用排水。但是,如果手术后可能有大量的排水,则可以放置一个小的排水管。

You will be given a special garment that needs to be wrapped around your thighs. Other than that, it is suggested that patients wear loose and comfortable clothing

我的病人多数是门诊病人。准备好以后就可以出院了

After 2-3 weeks, patients are able to return back to their normal routine

一旦停止服用麻醉性止痛药并且感觉能够开车,您可能会开车。

Most patients return to work around 2-3 weeks after the surgery but if your work requires a lot of sitting, a cushion/pillow is suggested to help reduce any discomfort

我通常喜欢在全身麻醉下进行的手术。

在术前,您将在手术前与麻醉师会面。您可以安排在手术日期之前通过电话与麻醉师交谈。

Yes, your medication list will be reviewed during your consultation and your pre operative appointments. Please notify your surgeon of any changes or new medications at your preoperative appointment.

通常,可能会导致出血或出血时间延长的所有药物都需要停止或更改。如果没有咨询您的家庭医生和使用这些药物的专家,则不应停止任何药物治疗。

55岁以上患者的病史和身体状况,EKG,CBC和代谢状况。甲状腺疾病患者的甲状腺板。

在手术开始前至少6小时或手术前一天晚上午夜之前停止进食和饮水。

请在计划的手术前一个半小时到达。

您可以在我们的网站上获取信息或致电我的办公室以寻求指导。

是。您将需要一个成年人带您回家,并在手术后24小时与您同住。

  • Arrange for personal items you might need during your hospital stay]
  • 头几天安排帮助驾驶,举重和照料宠物。
  • 安排某人在家里和工作中承担责任
  • 安排某人带你回家医院
  • 安排一个人在手术后的第一天和你在一起
  • 如果您有其他疑问,请致电您的医生
  • 如果您在手术后10天内生病(即使是小病,例如感冒),请通知医生
  • Do not eat 6 hours before surgery.
  • Do not drink alcohol 24 hours prior to surgery. Do not smoke at least 6 weeks prior to surgery
  • 确保您拥有医生的联系信息
    This can be found on the website or by calling my office

确保您有访客前往医院/办公室的指示
This can be found on my website

大约1到2个小时。

通常在手术结束后一个小时内到达康复室。

一旦醒来,通常在恢复室里。

如果您健康且没有危险因素,通常就不需要药物来预防血凝块。

您将在手术开始之前立即接受静脉抗生素,如果需要,可以在恢复室接受其他剂量的抗生素。抗生素剂量遵循国家手术部位感染方案。

  • 确保已通过姓名和出生日期确认您的身份
    您的驾照或身份(例如OHIP号码)将需要在您的预约和手术中心进行验证。
  • 确保您已确认要进行的手术
    Review the surgery specifics at your preoperative appointment and again the day of surgery.
  • 确保已标出正确的手术部位
    You will be marked while you are awake in the preoperative area. Communicate with your surgeon.
  • 确保已标出手术的正确面
  • 确认您可能有的任何过敏和副作用
  • 确保您了解并签署了知情同意书

手术后48小时内应停止使用抗生素。

对于大多数女性乳房发育症患者,无需引流管。

感觉良好且没有恶心后,您可以在手术后立即进食。从软而温和的饮食开始。

您需要与负责任的成年人一起阅读说明。

您将在手术前收到麻醉性止痛药处方。如果需要,您可能会接受静脉止痛药。

告诉医生或护士您喜欢哪个药房。可以通过电子方式发送非麻醉性药物(例如Compazine),但必须打印麻醉性止痛药物并将其手工运送到药房。

是的,您将在手术前和手术后收到避免使用的药物清单。在医生批准之前,请勿服用NSAIDS,布洛芬或阿司匹林。

第一次术后访问后,您可能会洗澡。使用温和的洗发水如婴儿洗发水洗头。轻拍干燥,并根据需要涂上多孢菌素软膏。请在触摸伤口之前洗手。

是的,您的术前预约将对术后指导进行复查。除去初始绷带后,每天两次在切口上涂抹多孢菌素或维生素E。

您可以在手术后的第二天洗澡。

您将在手术后的一两天进行随访。遵循此每周约会,直到您完全康复。

您的第一次随访预约将移除您的绷带。

我什么时候需要回来进行随访?
手术后约7至10天,您的缝线将被移除。

您应该避免弯腰或举重两个星期。

对于大多数客户,您可能会在一周后返回工作岗位。如果您需要繁重的工作,则时间要求可能会更长。

一旦停止服用麻醉性止痛药,您可能会开车。

您可能在两到三周后恢复性活动。

是。如果您不能立即就医,请致电911。

只要医生建议,就避免剧烈运动和繁重的举动

您可以在手术后一周内恢复大多数日常活动。您应该避免沉重的举重或可能导致血压升高的事情。

您可能在两到三周后恢复性活动。

是的,请在头几天安排帮助驾驶,举重和照料宠物。

Yes, you cannot drive yourself home after facelift.

您将需要一个成年人带您回家,并在手术后24小时与您同住。

如有其他疑问,可以致电我的办公室。

在手术开始前至少6小时或手术前一天晚上午夜之前停止进食和饮水。

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