Lifting thighs or Cruroplastia

Who is the ideal candidate to undergo surgery or Cruroplastia thigh lift?

The ideal candidate for a Thigh lift will generally be people who for various genetic, significant weight reduction, hormonal changes, multiple pregnancies have lost skin elasticity… on thighs and buttocks fact cause different degrees of sagging skin that certain cases come short to medium term to be disabling to perform activities of daily living such as walking, exercising…

The fact undergo surgery Thigh and Buttocks Lift tensioned and reshape the areas with sagging and excess skin providing greater mobility and comfort.

What is the Thigh lift surgery or Cruroplastia?

Is a surgical procedure designed to improve the shape and smoothness of the thighs that different genetic factors, significant weight reduction, hormonal changes … has lost elasticity and has been picking up over the years.

There will be a surgical method of skin traction depending on the anatomy, the degree of sagging skin and the recommendations of your surgeon.

The incisions may be performed only on the inner side of the thighs close to the inguinal fold, it may be necessary to carry subglúteos folds. Sometimes in thigh lift may be necessary semicircular incision. Next, skin tractions in both the upper and medial and smoothness to the skin will bring distended thigh, while the tissue will raise hook.

Do not forget however, that the incisions will be proportional to the amount of excess skin and excess than eliminating it no other way may make scars. The choice will be made with the objective that the incisions are positioned so that the scars are as inconspicuous as possible.

Frequently, Thigh lift surgery is associated with better outcomes for the Laser Assisted Liposuction (see Liposculpture Laser Assisted Body Contouring) to help reshape the contours of the thighs and firm the skin with the help of light beam laser that stimulates the production of the supporting tissues. There will be no new scars since it will use those in the Thigh lift.

It will leave a drain to avoid internal bruising and is typically removed before they discharge.

The thigh lift usually, if not contraindicated, is done under general anesthesia and anesthetic technique is allowing us to work better and more safely. Operating time will be approximately two to three hours.

The incisions were stitched up so that they are buried and immediately dressings are placed on each of the thighs during two or three days to promote healing, while a garment is placed on the thighs pressotherapy to facilitate postoperative recovery .

After surgery, thighs and buttocks legs look better and the scars will fade with time.

What will return to normal?

You will feel tired / ay annoying / a few days after surgery, you should be in bed rest one or two days, without subjecting tension sutures. You can carry out your basic needs without excessive tension after one week. Most discomfort be treated safely with analgesic and antiinflammatory pattern.

In about two or three days you will remove the bandages and the garment you indicate that you should bring pressure therapy. The strange skin sensations and swelling largest decline in about three weeks.

The sutures will be removed approximately two weeks. Your legs probably be more sensitive to direct stimulation of two or three weeks. Then gradually, take a few more weeks to recover completely normal appearance.

The scars initially be hardened and pink for at least six weeks. Although this hardening can take several months.After months progressively dim smoothly to be unclear.

Normally, you should be able to get back to work within fifteen days depending on the level of activity that requires it.

How do I have to plan the Thigh lift surgery or Cruroplastia?

In the initial consultation will evaluate your health and will explain the surgical techniques most appropriate for your particular case, taking into account basically the consistency and firmness of your skin and your body conditions.

You should explain what your expectations so that your surgeon will indicate the alternatives and the benefits, risks and limitations of different possible surgical procedures for your personal needs.

The doctor will explain the type of anesthesia we use regularly, the hospital where the operation was performed, and the costs thereof. We also give you all the instructions on how to prepare for surgery, fasting time prior to it and you should avoid the medication and the dosage regimens of antibiotics and other medications that are important so that everything goes well.

Make sure also that a family member or companion can take you home when you are to be discharged and, if necessary, to help each day.

What precautions should I take?

In order to limit the risk of bleeding and bruising have to avoid taking in the 7 days before the procedure antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin, dipyridamole, ticlopidine… as well as in the 3 days prior to taking NSAIDs like Ibuprofen antiplatelet effect, Diclofenac , indomethacin, piroxicam, naproxen…

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