Thigh Reduction Surgery

By: Dr. J. Timothy Katzen


  • Do you wish to have your pre-pregnancy thighs back?
  • Are you worried about loose thigh skin after weight loss or pregnancy?
  • Are you worried about excess skin and fat deposition in your inner thighs?
  • Do you want tighter and smoother thighs?
  • Are your thighs affecting your confidence?
  • Do your inner thighs rub when you walk or run?
  • Do you not wear certain clothes because of your thighs?
  • Are you embarrassed by the appearance of your thighs?

If the points above are your cause of concern, you've landed on the right page to learn more about a thigh lift or more accurately, a thigh reduction.

A reputed name in plastic surgery is Dr. J. Timothy Katzen. Dr. Katzen is a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, CA, Las Vegas, NV, and Dubai. He has performed hundreds of thigh lifts with the best aesthetic results.

What is a Thigh Lift?

Thigh light, or thigh reduction, is a plastic surgery procedure performed to remove excess skin and fat from the thighs. A thigh lift helps patients achieve smoother and firmer thighs. A thigh lift is usually performed in conjunction with thigh liposuction under general anesthesia on an outpatient basis. A thigh lift takes about 3-4 hours to complete, and the results are immediate!

Top 5 Facts about a Thigh Lift:

1. Thigh lifts are a great option after bariatric or weight-loss surgery.

Those who undergo bariatric surgery and lose a significant amount of weight may become challenged with resulting sagging and loose skin. Many feel great about their weight loss, but grow self-conscious about the loose skin left behind. Therefore, a thigh lift / thigh reduction is a great option for these patients to allow them to achieve slimmer, tighter thighs.

2. A thigh lift can help you restore youthfulness to your legs -- regardless of your history.

Thigh lifts are nor only reserved for patients who have undergone bariatric surgery or have a history of significant weight loss. With natural aging, genetics, and sun exposure, skin loses its elasticity due to collagen damage. All these factors result in sagging skin over time. Affected individuals may benefit from a thigh lift to help them achieve their body goals.

3. A thigh lift can be combined with other procedures.

Expert plastic surgeon, Dr. J. Timothy Katzen frequently combines thigh lifts with liposuction to create a desired sculpted contour of the thighs. This allows Dr. Katzen to smooth out the legs by tightening the thigh skin and removing stubborn fat deposits. Thus, it becomes easier for a patient to achieve a firmer and contoured profile overall. Some patients may also benefit from a body lift, to address excess skin in the abdomen, hips, and buttocks. Depending on the individual patient’s goals, other procedures which can be performed with the thigh lift include: tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), liposuction, butt lift, breast lift, breast reduction, face lift, neck lift, and breast augmentation,

4. Recovery after a thigh lift can take up to 3-4 weeks.

Expect about 3-4 weeks of recovery after a thigh lift. After the first few days, you can start to walk a little. After the first week, you can start light daily activities. You should be able to return to a desk job at about 2-3 weeks. After your thigh lift. Avoid strenuous activities for at least six weeks after the procedure. However, if your thigh lift is combined with another procedure, please allow for more downtime.

5. A thigh lift is a great solution to permanently remove excess thigh skin and fat.

A thigh lift is not a weight-loss surgery. However, through the thigh lift, several pounds of excess skin can be removed. The amount of skin and fat that is removed depends on the individual. Dr. Katzen has removed between 1- 30 lbs from the thighs on certain patients. Usually, the average is about 5-7 lbs from both thighs The thigh lift should result in slimmer, smoother, and tighter thighs.


A thigh lift is a procedure used to tighten and improve the overall appearance of thighs. The procedure requires extreme precision, skill, and aesthetic skill on the Dr. Katzen’s part to meet the patient’s cosmetic goals. As a future thigh lift patient, you must maintain an ideal or a steady weight for a couple of months before scheduling the thigh lift procedure.

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For more information, please call Dr. Katzen's office at 310-859-7770. For your convenience, Dr. Katzen has three offices: Beverly Hills, CA, Las Vegas, NV, and Dubai, UAE. Also, for your convenience, Dr. Katzen offers FREE VIRTUAL consultations! CONFIDENTIAL VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS can be scheduled for FaceTime, Skype, WhatsApp, or Zoom. Alternatively, physical consultations can also be arranged. What is holding you back? Contact Dr. Katzen TODAY to achieve the thighs of your dreams.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.