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Can I get a leg lift after weight loss?

I lost 100 pounds with lap and and saw a plastic surgeon for a leg lift. He said one wouldn't be a let to do it. I've see people who've lost more than I have, had sagging skin and they were able to have this done. I'm really disappointed. I'm looking for inner thigh and fat around my knees lifted. Not possible?

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Can I get a leg lift after weight loss?

I perform a great number of thigh lifts and arm lifts. The groin incision thigh lift can be very powerful in the right candidate. I only make the vertical incision about 1 out of every 4 times when the laxity extends to the knee.

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Los Angeles, CA

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Thigh lift, body contouring

Thanks for this question.  There are many considerations for this issue after massive (over 100 pounds) weight loss to be appropriately safe.  Consider a second opinion with a board certified plastic surgeon.  Good luck.

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