Loose Skin After Liposuction on Thigh Area

What works best for tightening loose skin on thighs and butt? I had a liposuction a few years ago, and it left me with loose skin, even under my butt.

Doctor Answers 2

There is no easy solution for loose skin

I agree with Dr. Placik. Tthere is no current treatment available to tighten loose skin other than surgical removal. In your case a thighlift and/or buttock lift might be needed. There are no effective thigh creams, exercises, massages, or external treatments that can tighten skin. Hope this helps.

San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Loose skin after lipo

Unfortunately, liposuction only removes fat whereas a dermolipectomy removes fat and excess skin. It sounds as if you may require an buttock and thigh dermolipectomy (lift) procedure. This may be more than you desire but I would not waste my time and money on other minimally invasive techniques such as Thermage. This will accomplish a shrinkage of 1 on a scale of 1-to-10 and it is more likely you will need a 6-9 on a scale of 1-to-10.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 81 reviews

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