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Topeka Thigh Lifts

What is a Thigh Lift?

A thigh lift, sometimes known as “thighplasty,” is a surgical procedure to reduce sagging and to tighten the skin of the inner and outer thighs. The surgery reshapes the thighs by reducing excess skin and fat, resulting in better-proportioned contours of the lower body. A Kansas thigh lift is ideal for patients who have thigh skin that droops or sags.

Thigh lifts in KS feature various methods to accommodate certain areas of the thighs. For example, an inner thigh lift targets stubborn pockets of fat in the inner thigh. It may also be performed to tighten skin that has lost elasticity because of aging or significant weight loss. When thigh problems are concentrated on the outer thigh and “saddlebags” area, a thigh lift is often performed with a buttocks lift to improve a patient’s appearance.

For more information on the different aspects of thigh lifts, please schedule a consultation today with Dr. Marc Baraban and his highly skilled staff. The Baraban office serves patients from across the Topeka area, including thigh lifts in Lawrence; thigh lifts in Manhattan; thigh lifts in Kansas City, MO; thigh lifts in Kansas City, KS; and thigh lifts in Olathe.

Is a Thigh Lift Right for Me?

Most candidates for a thigh lift in Topeka have shed significant weight or have lost skin elasticity due to aging, both of which can result in loose, hanging skin in the thigh region. Topeka thigh lift patients are at or near their ideal weight and in good overall health.

It is important to note that Kansas thigh lift procedures should not be considered a weight loss solution, but rather a way to remove excess skin and small pockets of fat that do not respond well to diet or exercise. If your inner thighs have a lot of fatty tissue, it might be best to combine a thigh lift with liposuction.

A good rule of thumb is to check for excess skin on your inner thighs. If you can pinch folds of skin, you might benefit from a thighplasty.

To help determine whether a thigh lift is right for you, please set up an appointment today to discuss your options with Dr. Baraban. His surgical staff works with patients from throughout the area, offering experience in Topeka thigh lifts; Lawrence thigh lifts; Manhattan thigh lifts; Kansas City, MO, thigh lifts; Kansas City, KS, thigh lifts; and Olathe thigh lifts. Make sure to ask about Topeka thigh lift before and after photos to see what kind of results you can expect from the surgery.

How is a Topeka Thigh Lift Performed?

A thigh lift in Topeka is usually performed under general anesthesia and takes about two hours. The incisions are typically hidden in the groin crease, sometimes extending around to the buttocks. However, incision patterns can vary depending on the degree of correction and whether the procedure is being performed on the outer thighs, the inner thighs or both.

During a thigh lift, incisions allow access for the removal of excess skin and fat. After the underlying tissues are reshaped and tightened, excess skin is removed by pulling the skin upwards and trimming it near the incision line in the groin area. Then, the remaining skin is re-draped over the thighs, resulting in smoother and more proportionate contours. Sutures within the tissues keep the newly formed body contours in place, while skin sutures close the incisions.

If you would like more details about the procedure, please contact Dr. Baraban, who has spent more than 25 years helping Topeka thigh lift patients. His services also extend to people who are looking for thigh lifts in Lawrence and thigh lifts in Manhattan, as well as other locations near Topeka.

What is Recovery Like After a Thigh Lift?

Topeka thigh lift patients often find that results are visible nearly immediately, although there will be some swelling and bruising. The full results should be apparent in about a month. Patients usually take seven to 10 days off work, during which time they are advised to avoid strenuous activities and wear a compression garment to support the tissues as they heal. The thighs may feel “tight” during the recovery period, and many patients find it uncomfortable to sit or bend.

What are Topeka Thigh Lift Costs?

Topeka thigh lift prices usually range between $7,5000 and $10,000. The cost of a thigh lift will depend on the extent of the surgery, including whether it is performed on the outer thighs, the inner thighs or both.

If you are considering having thigh lift surgery but want to explore more about the financing options, you can find out if there are any loans or flexi-payment plans available to you.

For additional information about thigh lifts in Topeka, thigh lifts in Lawrence and thigh lifts in Manhattan — as well as in other cities across the region — please contact the Baraban Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon office and schedule a consultation today.

Visit our Topeka Thigh Lift Before and After Pictures page today.

At the Baraban Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon office, Dr. Marc Baraban offers plastic and reconstructive surgery to patients across Eastern Kansas and Topeka Kansas. Contact the Baraban Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon office today to schedule your Thigh Lift Consultation!