The thighs are unique and don’t respond to generic lifting techniques that apply to other parts of the body. The skin in this area is often thinner and has less elasticity as well. Dr. Shuster understands these demands and uses his extensive background treating patients with an inner thigh to achieve extraordinary results.
The Dr. Shuster Approach
With 20 years of experience addressing troubling skin laxity around the legs, Dr. Shuster is able to effectively restore slimmer, more toned inner thighs. His vast knowledge with the inner thigh lift gives him a unique view and expertise of the upper legs, allowing him to emphasize natural contours in a tasteful and subtle way. Dr. Shuster’s personal technique with this procedure is a three-dimensional approach that tightens the thighs while removing skin in multiple directions along the inner aspect and top of the thighs. Throughout each step of the procedure, he makes every effort to ensure that the results are natural and scarring is minimal and as inconspicuous as possible.
Traditional Thigh Lifts
Dr. Shuster developed his technique for rejuvenating the upper legs because he was not satisfied with traditional methods due to inconsistent and unsatisfactory results. Older and more conventional approaches often do not fully correct the problem and may lead to legs that looked imbalanced and strange.
“I had the most perfect pre and post-op care, and a relaxed and safe experience during the procedure. I so highly recommend Dr Shuster.”
A Few Facts About Thigh Lifts
- The inner thigh lift takes about three hours to complete.
- Liposuction may be recommended to fully contour and shape the thighs.
- Patients typically take one week off of work after an inner thigh lift.
The Dr. Shuster Difference
Dr. Shuster is a third-generation, board-certified plastic surgeon. His expertise, attention to detail, and patient-centered approach provide a highly personalized experience and unsurpassed results.
20 years of experience is evident in every procedure. His degree of detail, subtlety, and naturalness make the thigh lift noticeable but never obvious.
Like all the surgical procedures Dr. Shuster performs, it is beautiful results that have gained him a reputation for excellence throughout Florida. To see his results for yourself, please visit the gallery.
A Personalized Approach
During the consultation, Dr. Shuster will carefully evaluate your thighs and how they relate to your hips and the rest of your body. He will then tailor an inner thigh lift that best suits your goals.
Dr. Shuster is not only an exceptional surgeon, he is a photographer and artist.
Dr. Shuster performs his surgeries at Memorial Regional Hospital South. His team has been with him for over 14 years and he has chosen them based on their excellence and expertise.
What You Need to Know
What is a thigh lift?
An inner thigh lift is a procedure to remove excess skin along the inner aspect of the thighs. The result is a tighter thigh with less laxity and less cellulite. Dr. Shuster determines the amount of skin to remove on an individualized basis.
Who is a good candidate for a thigh lift?
Good candidates of inner thigh lifts are healthy patient who have developed much loose skin along the inner aspect of the thighs. Some are people who have lost a significant amount of weight. Other develop it as a result of sun damage or age. Whatever the cause, the procedure is specifically designed to treat the areas of loose skin.
Where are thigh lift procedures done?
Dr. Shuster is on the medical staffs of Memorial Regional Hospitals in Hollywood, Florida and The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. With an emphasis on safety, Dr. Shuster performs all of his surgeries in the hospital. He has a consistent team of professionals, some have been with him for 14 years. Dr. Shuster feels that the hospital setting is the most appropriate setting for surgery.
How long does a thigh lift take?
This surgery usually takes around three hours to complete and is regularly combined with other body contouring procedures such as liposuction. Thigh lift patients will stay in the hospital overnight to ensure the utmost care and attention.
Does a thigh lift require general anesthesia?
Yes, the thigh lift is performed under general anesthesia at a nearby accredited surgical center.
How is the a thigh lift procedure done?
Prior to surgery, Dr. Shuster will mark out the area of skin to be removed with his patient standing. This also gives his patients the opportunity to review the surgery. His approach is to remove skin along the inner aspect of the thigh. Dr. Shuster places an emphasis on tightening up more than just the skin. He also tightens up deeper layers. He has found over years that it is the deeper layers that are equally important for achieving the best results.
Will there be a scar after a thigh lift?
Yes, there will be scarring along the inner part of the thighs, however, Dr. Shuster takes every precaution to minimize their appearance throughout the procedure.
Are thigh lifts painful?
There may be some pain and discomfort in the days following an inner thigh lift, which can be alleviated with pain medications.
What is the recovery time for a thigh lift?
Dr. Shuster usually recommends that patients take a week off of work to fully rest and recuperate. During the second week, After that, you can return to work and your normal light activities, while exercise can be resumed after about four to six weeks.
What is the aftercare for a thigh lift?
Dr. Shuster will provide you with specific care guidelines and a compression garment to ensure optimal recovery. You will be scheduled with one or more follow-up appointments so that Dr. Shuster can confirm proper healing and keep up with your progress.
When can I expect to see results of a thigh lift?
Results from inner thigh lift surgery are noticeable immediately, but become even more apparent over several weeks as the swelling subsides. The final outcome is typically seen after two to three months, providing slimmer, firmer, contoured thighs and a more attractive figure overall.