5 Aftercare Techniques That Can Enhance Your Thigh Lift Surgery

thigh liftThighplasty (also known as thigh lift surgery) is a procedure that helps tighten loose or sagging skin and remove noticeable cellulite in various areas on the thighs. Several effective methods can help you heal better after this procedure without damaging your incisions. Check out the following aftercare tips to get through the recovery process quickly and maintain smoother, younger-looking thighs.

Stay Hydrated, Get Enough Rest, and Eat Healthy

Rest, nourishment, and hydration are crucial during the recovery process. Healthy foods such as vegetables, fruits, and lean protein can give your body all the nutrients you need to heal. You may also want to drink plenty of water, which can help prevent complications such as the exposure of raw skin or pain as a result of the surgery.

Take Short Walking Trips

While excess movement can put stress on your thighs, it does help to introduce some light physical activity into your routine after a few weeks following your surgical procedure. Short walks for a couple of blocks or even just around the house can help blood circulation, reducing the risk of clots.

Compress Your Thighs

Swelling and bruising can be severe a few days after thigh surgery. A compression garment can reduce fluid build-up and swelling while allowing your blood to circulate better and promote the healing of your incisions.

Keep Your Incisions Dry

It is important to avoid submerging your wound in water until it has healed. Doing so can lead to the skin becoming more delicate and reopening the wound, potentially making the healing process more difficult and increasing the chances of infection. Consult your surgeon for advice about bathing or showering after your surgery.

Sit, Stand, and Walk Carefully

Thigh incisions tend to be sensitive and vulnerable to tearing as a result of aggressive movement. It is critical to limit your physical activity during the first couple of weeks, and it may also help to have someone who can provide support during your healing process. Ensure that you pay attention to your actions and how your body adjusts. Be gentle with yourself, and remember that patience is key; you will be able to enjoy your beautiful results very soon!

Explore Thigh Rejuvenation in Huntington Station, NY

Whether you have sagging or loose thigh skin as a result of significant weight loss or you simply want more flawless skin, Dr. Charlotte Ann Rhee can help you achieve your goals. Call our office today at (631) 424-6707 to schedule a consultation.

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