Thigh Lift New Jersey

proimg_thighShapely legs are a desirable feature. A thigh lift can improve the shape of your legs by removing excess fat, tightening the skin and re-contouring the upper leg. The result is a smoother tighter thigh and butt.

Will I Benefit from a Thigh Lift?

Many of us have had to deal with the consequences of weight gain and loss, often associated with pregnancy. Weight change frequently results in the loss of skin elasticity. Aging and gravity are other causes. As the skin loses its natural elasticity it begins to droop, and may look loose and flabby. Dimpling may also become accentuated. Lifting procedures are intended create tighter more attractive thigh and buttock skin with improved contours. Improvements in the surface irregularities such as cellulite can also be seen.

What areas can be Treated in a Thigh Lift?

  • Inner-Medial
  • Outer-Lateral
  • Upper-Buttock

There a 3 basic areas that can benefit from a thigh lift. All are plagued by the same problem-loose flabby skin. The procedure involves the removal and tightening of excess skin. Liposuction is frequently performed as an adjunctive procedure. For the inner thigh, an inconspicuous incision is placed in the natural crease, permitting lifting of the deeper tissue and skin. For the outer thigh, the incision is usually placed high, providing a secondary lifting of the buttock. Older techniques placed incisions in the buttock fold, but these are visible in modern undergarments and bathing suits. These procedures are part of a larger group of body contouring procedures and are highly individualized. Dr. Friedlander will discuss your specific needs and the best procedure to address them after she has met with you and examined you*.

For more details and to find out if you are a candidate for thigh lift please contact us to schedule a consultation or call our office at 973-912-9120. You may also use our online consultation tool provided on this page.

* = Results may vary


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Beverly Friedlander MD