Butt Thigh Lift San Diego – La Jolla


Contour Your Body with Buttock and Thigh Lift

Butt Thigh Lift Surgery San Diego La Jolla

Extensive weight loss, pregnancy, or even time can result in sagging of the hips and buttocks – resulting in a loss of feminine curves and excess unwanted fullness in the hips and outer thighs. Despite continued diet and exercise, the descent of tissues will never be connected. It may leave your body toned, but you may still lack a sexy feminine silhouette.

Under these circumstances, San Diego surgeon Vince Marin recommends a butt and thigh lift to help improve the contour of the hips and produce a fuller and shapelier buttock.

Ideal Candidates for Buttock and Thigh Lift

Ideal buttock and thigh lift patients are those who have a loss or flattening of the buttock shape with excess or unwanted bulging in the hip and outer thighs. This leads to a “saddle bag” appearance in the area beneath the buttock visible both in and out of clothes. This can result from significant weight loss associated with diet and exercise or weight loss reduction surgery or may be related to your particular genetics.

Patients should be near their ideal weight for their particular height and have also achieved their weight loss goals. Excess, stubborn fatty tissue in the hips and thighs are regularly treated with simultaneous liposuction to these areas helping to improve one’s overall contour. Liposuction alone, in patients who have excess skin, can potentially worsen one’s appearance because the skin cannot sufficiently contract. In a buttock and thigh lift, the skin is tightened during the same procedure, allowing for a more aggressive liposuction and rewarding outcome.

WHAT TO EXPECT FOR YOUR

BUTTOCK AND THIGH LIFT

LENGTH

2 – 3 hours

RISKS

Pain, bleeding, infection, scarring, blood clots, pulmonary embolism, wound healing problems

FINAL APPEARANCE

2 – 3 months

ANESTHESIA

General

RECOVERY

2 – 4 weeks

DURATION OF RESULTS

Permanent

IN/OUTPATIENT

Inpatient or outpatient with supervised recovery

SIDE EFFECTS

Pain, swelling, bruising, scarring

Ideal Candidates for Buttock and Thigh Lift

Ideal buttock and thigh lift patients are those who have a loss or flattening of the buttock shape with excess or unwanted bulging in the hip and outer thighs. This leads to a “saddle bag” appearance in the area beneath the buttock visible both in and out of clothes. This can result from significant weight loss associated with diet and exercise or weight loss reduction surgery or may be related to your particular genetics.

Patients should be near their ideal weight for their particular height and have also achieved their weight loss goals. Excess, stubborn fatty tissue in the hips and thighs are regularly treated with simultaneous liposuction to these areas helping to improve one’s overall contour. Liposuction alone, in patients who have excess skin, can potentially worsen one’s appearance because the skin cannot sufficiently contract. In a buttock and thigh lift, the skin is tightened during the same procedure, allowing for a more aggressive liposuction and rewarding outcome.

Consultation for Buttock and Thigh Lift

During your consultation, our surgeon Dr. Marin will assess the skin tone, fat position, muscle position, and other scars found in the thighs and buttock. This will determine which type of technique Dr. Marin would have to use to give you optimal and natural-looking results. You may need to discuss your needs with our surgeon as well such as the recovery time and the scarring that may occur. Visit Marin Aesthetics at our La Jolla, San Diego office to know your options and which type of technique is best suited for your body.

Undergoing Buttock and Thigh Lift

Dr. Vince Marin performs the buttock and thigh lift procedure under general anesthesia; it takes approximately two to three hours and is normally scheduled as an out-patient procedure. This can vary if additional surgeries are undertaken at the same time. A low incision that arches over each buttock to take into account the natural shape of the buttock curve is employed to aid in the removal of the excess skin. If liposuction of the hips and thighs is required, this is easily accomplished at the same time and without any additional incisions. The skin is lifted and tightened to help reshape and elevate the hip and thigh skin and produce a fuller, rounder buttock.

Our buttock and thigh lift patients who have had more extensive weight loss or simultaneously have excess abdominal skin may be a better candidate for a body lift procedure. This involves a complete, 360 degrees correction of the buttock, thighs, and abdomen. During your consultation, Dr. Marin will be able to tell you which procedure is right for you.

Boost Your Butt – Weighing in on New Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Plastic surgeon, Dr. Vincent Marin on FOX 5 News in San Diego discussing the differences between butt lift procedures – the Brazilian butt lift using silicone butt implants and the thong lift where fat is taken from another part of the body via liposuction and injected back into the body. He also talks about the benefits and risks of the procedure.

After Your Buttock and Thigh Lift

A buttock and thigh lift procedure is normally very well tolerated and one without significant pain. Patients will notice some mild discomfort with additional areas of temporary numbness. This usually lasts for several days to a couple weeks. Oral pain medication is used and routinely serves to keep most patients very comfortable through their recovery.

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Recovery and Scarring

We recommend the use of a compressive garment for up to six weeks after surgery. This can help limit your swelling and facilitate a more rapid recovery. It reduces the agitation in the thighs and buttock area.

Drains, small tubes that help remove excess fluid that is produced in any surgery, are usually used. These are emptied every day and typically removed by the end of the first week. This will help in reducing swelling and making your recovery more rapid.

It is important to follow the postoperative care instructions given by Dr. Marin. Strictly adhering to such will make your recovery faster and easier. By doing so, you may just improve your progress towards your final and new look. Some essential tips are listed below:

  • Only engage in light activities for the first 2 weeks of your surgery.
  • Be careful and minimize your movements to reduce the stress put in the operated areas.
  • Walking is encouraged during the first 48 hours to lessen the swelling.
  • Avoid climbing stairs and other activities that may produce tension across your wounds.
  • Showering using mild soap is permitted two days after the procedure.
  • Exercise should not be resumed for six weeks after the surgery.

You should also be mindful of any scheduled appointments between you and Dr. Marin. Follow-up meetings will do you good in assessing your improvement in recovery and the healing of your scars. This may also help in averting any possible complication, and this may answer any question you may have regarding the procedure and the recovery.

Your New Look After Buttock and Thigh Lift

Most of our patients that have undergone butt and thigh lift surgery will notice an immediate improvement in the shape and contour of their buttock, hips and thighs at their first postoperative visit. Just like any surgery, swelling will persist for six to eight weeks depending upon the procedure and individual patient. The results of the procedure are long-lasting if a stable weight and a healthy lifestyle are maintained.

If you feel like you may need a buttock and thigh lift, contact Marin Aesthetics and set up a consultation with Dr. Vince Marin to know your options.

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