Dr. DeMars is an accomplished plastic surgeon who offers his Portland area patients a range of body contouring procedures. One of the more exciting treatments he performs is thigh lift. This procedure, also known as thighplasty, can greatly enhance and rejuvenate the appearance of upper legs by removing redundant skin and fat deposits and tightening the underlying muscle tissue.
Dr. DeMars enjoys a reputation as one of the most experienced plastic surgeons specializing in thigh lift surgery. He has treated individuals from across the greater Portland area, as well as patients from Vancouver, WA. Below Dr. DeMars describes thigh lift surgery and the types of cosmetic problems that can be solved through this treatment.
Thigh Lift: How is it performed?
Thigh lift surgery is performed to tighten loose skin and remove the extra fatty deposits, usually in the upper inner thigh. It may require an incision in the groin crease, or down the inner thigh, or a combination of the two. Patients who seek thigh lift most often are those who have lost a large amount of weight as a result of diet and exercise or weight loss surgery.
Sometimes patients require other procedures in addition to thigh lift to achieve the best possible body contouring results. For example, patients who have lost an especially large amount of weight often undergo thigh lift in conjunction with liposuction and tummy tuck They might also pursue arm lift to give better definition to their upper body. For women who have had children and are unhappy with their appearance due to the after effects of childbearing, Dr. DeMars is proud to offer mommy makeover patients a customized combination of treatments to help them regain their pre-pregnancy physiques. Many labiaplasty patients undergo this procedure if they are dissatisfied with the size or shape of their labia. Please peruse the respective pages to learn about the techniques Dr. DeMars uses when performing these procedures.