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I am 46 years old and have lost 100lbs. The skin on my thighs is loose but its not terrible. If I lost more weight I might need a thigh lift. I have cellulite on butt and upper thighs and big saddle bags and some excess inner thigh fat. I'm scared if I have lipo the skin wont tighten up. What is the best intervention here? I want to avoid the scars of a thigh lift.

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ehellermd


Plastic surgeon
Staten Island, NY
United States
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June 21, 2012 1:57 PM

Thigh lift would be the best way to tighten all that excess skin after loosing 100lbs however, if you want something less invasive you can try lasers such as thermage,velashape to reduce (more)
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DrSheilaBond


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Montclair, NJ
United States
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June 18, 2012 1:00 PM

Congratulations on your massive weight loss! If the sagging on your thighs is not too severe, you can get a Mini Thigh Lift and the scars will be in the groin, usually hidden under the (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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June 18, 2012 2:42 AM

Also GREAT weight loss!!!! Best to be seen in person to determine a surgical plan. Options lifting/lipos/Cellulaze. (more)
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DrMarkmann


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Ellicott City , MD
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June 17, 2012 9:39 AM


Hi StctT
Congratulations on the 100lb wt loss!
Unfortunately, loose skin is the price you pay for weight loss of even liposuction. They both do the same thing to your skin. In either (more)
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