What is a thigh lift?
Losing weight is a great triumph for anyone; however, women and men who reach their goal weight may need one additional thing to finalize their physical transformation. Based on how long you carried the extra weight and how much of that weight you lost, hanging skin may be an added issue if the skin wasn't able to mold to the new size and shape of your body. The thighs are particular areas of trouble for many people. Baltimore, MD plastic surgeon Dr. Ben Schultz, ABPS Certified, offers thigh lift surgery (known as thighplasty), which trims extra skin on the outer or inner thighs to create a tighter, more contoured look. Thighplasty surgery has risen in popularity because it offers natural-looking results for patients fighting hanging skin on the thighs.
"How do I even begin to say how wonderful Dr. Ben Schultz is … he is simply the best physician/surgeon I’ve ever encountered! He is extremely knowledgeable, cares deeply about his patients, and has an impeccable bedside manner! He provided excellent care before, during, and after my nasal surgery. He is very attentive and always answered all of my questions. I know he has several patients, but he made me feel like I was his only one! I had a few complications after the surgery and he was very accommodating and understanding. It's rare to find a physician so caring and concerned about my health!"- K.W. / Google / Jun 02, 2023
"Right from the beginning I knew I would be in good hands with Dr. Ben. I was really nervous about my surgery but he put my mind at ease. From initially meeting him he was friendly, compassionate and easy to talk to. He was very thorough and answered any concerns I had. You can tell he truly cares for his patients. He would always check up on me to see how I was doing and was available when I needed him. I can’t thank him enough for what he has done for me. Dr.Ben is truly an amazing surgeon!"- E.H. / Google / Apr 17, 2023
"Wow...where should I start??!! I was diagnosed with breast cancer July of 2022. My GYN referred me to Drs. Ben and Michael Schultz (I will leave a separate review for Dr. Michael). From the time of my first consultation until today, Dr. Ben has been a God send. He is meticulous, and set realistic expectations. He texted me daily after my surgery to ensure I was feeling ok and healing properly. He did an amazing job on my reconstruction. EVERY doctor and staff person that has seen my results say, "Wow, your surgeon did an amazing job!" I usually question EVERYTHING I am told. However, he provided information in a way that was clear and concise. and.... best of all... his work proved exactly what he said he was going to do. Thanks Dr. Ben! ~Chevel God Speed!"- C.V. / Google / Apr 07, 2023
"Dr. Ben is amazing at what he does. And, amazingly, he gets back to me immediately with every question and concern. He always has a smile on his face to put you at ease. He and his father are the kindest doctors I’ve ever dealt with."- R.L. / Google / Mar 24, 2023
"Dr Ben, I can’t even put in words how appreciative I am of this man. I’ve been wanting a reduction for over 8 years now, I was at the point where the size literally weighed me down. He sympathized with me so much immediately and set himself apart from other surgeons I’ve met with by not downplaying my pain. I was so nervous about my surgery but he reassured me at every single step, he gave me his personal number for any post op questions which made me feel even better about choosing him. Every time I had a question, I waited no more than 30 mins for a response which was surprising given the amount of patients I’ve met at his practice. As a black woman, anything dealing with medical professionals is scary but Dr. Ben is the best I’ve ever interacted with. He restored my confidence in my body, went from a 36H to about a D cup. I have had absolutely no complications with my surgery, I felt like I was back to myself about 3-4 weeks post op. Thank you so much Dr. Ben! May God bless you infinitely"- M.M. / Google / Mar 18, 2023
What are the Benefits of a Thigh Lift?
There are many reasons patients turn to Dr. Schultz for a personalized thigh lift procedure. We understand the importance of achieving functional and cosmetic results that fit the individual needs of each patient. Depending on your desired outcome, thigh lift surgery can:
- Shape and sculpt your thighs
- Decrease the appearance of cellulite
- Reduce excess chafing
- Enhance your self-confidence
- Improve your body contours
- Provide better body proportions
how is a thigh lift performed?
During thigh lift surgery, general anesthesia is typically used. An incision is made close to the top portion of the leg in the natural crease where the thigh and torso meet. The incision usually continues along the middle section of the thigh area. This permits enough room to perform surgical liposuction (if wanted) to remove stubborn pockets of fat and trim the excess skin in the top thigh area. The remaining skin will be stretched upward so it is taut and safely secured with sutures. In certain patients, an incision may be made in the outer thigh area or underneath the buttocks, based on the amount of skin and tissue being addressed. Thigh lift surgery corrects the whole thigh area for a tighter, shapelier, more contoured look.
Get Tighter, Toned Thighs
If you have hanging skin on your thighs that causes anxiety or embarrassment, we encourage you to call our facility in Baltimore, MD, to find out more about a thighplasty. It's typical for patients to combine this procedure with one or more contouring procedures, especially ones that address nearby areas, including stomach surgery or a lift for the lower body, depending on your individual needs. Schedule your appointment with Dr. Schultz to get the toned appearance you want.