What can I do about my tree trunk legs which also lack skin elasticity? (photos)
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Liposuction helps shape legs nicely.
Liposculpture or SculpSure for Thighs and Tree Trunk Legs
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- I think you need an examination to know what is best -
- If your skin elasticity is poor, liposuction is not a good idea.
- But if it is good enough for a small liposuction, you might be able to get some shaping with small cannula liposuction right around the legs to sculpt them without trying to make them much smaller.
- If your skin really is loose, a medial thigh lift might give you some tightening, but it won't reshape your legs.
- You might also consider changing your exercise -
- Squats strengthen your back, but not your legs.
- Dance - especially dance that involves leg extension like Latin Dancing and Ballet really do reshape the legs over time better than heavy gym exercise.
Best wishes and good luck.
Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon
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