Ubicado en el Hospital Real San Jose Valle Real, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Achieving Sleeker Contours with Professional Thigh Lift Surgery

Thigh Lift Surgery

Thigh lift surgery is one of the transformative options we offer at our Guadalajara-based practice to enhance the aesthetic appearance and functional form of the lower body. This procedure is particularly suited to individuals who have experienced significant weight fluctuations, which might lead to sagging skin around the thighs, or for those who simply seek a firmer, more youthful leg contour. Our commitment to using advanced surgical techniques ensures each patient achieves their desired outcomes with minimal discomfort and downtime.

At our practice, led by Dr. Rigoberto Castellanos, we understand that each individual’s body and aspirations are unique. Therefore, we provide a customized approach to thigh lift surgery, considering the specific needs and goals of each patient. This personalized planning helps optimize surgical results, making the legs not only look slimmer but also more proportionate to the rest of the body. We take pride in helping our patients regain confidence and comfort in their appearance, guiding them through every step from initial consultation to full recovery.

What Is Thigh Lift Surgery and Who Can Benefit?

Thigh lift surgery, also known as thighplasty, is a specialized surgical procedure aimed at reshaping the thighs by reducing excess skin and, in some cases, fat, resulting in smoother skin and more proportionate contours of the thighs and lower body. This procedure is ideal for individuals who have sagging skin as a result of weight loss, aging, or genetic factors. Thigh lift surgery is especially beneficial for those who haven’t achieved satisfactory results from diet and exercise alone.

Candidates best suited for this procedure typically share a few common traits: they are generally in good health, they have realistic expectations about the outcomes of the surgery, and they are committed to maintaining a stable weight to ensure long-lasting results. For our patients who have undergone significant weight loss, this procedure offers an enhanced final transformation, not only improving the appearance of their legs but also boosting overall comfort and mobility.

Key Techniques Used in Thigh Lift Surgery

In our practice, we employ various techniques for thigh lift surgery, tailored to meet the unique needs and goals of each patient. The two primary techniques we use are the inner thigh lift and the outer thigh lift. The inner thigh lift focuses on removing excess skin and fat from the inner thigh, which can be particularly helpful for those who have experienced massive weight loss. The outer thigh lift, which is sometimes combined with a buttock lift, targets the front and outside of the thigh, creating a more lifted and toned appearance.

Each technique requires meticulous planning and precision. We typically make incisions in discreet locations, such as in the groin fold for an inner thigh lift, extending downward wrapping around the back of the thigh if necessary. The choice of technique and the extent of the incision largely depend on the amount of excess skin and the patient’s specific anatomical considerations. By employing advanced surgical techniques and careful incision placement, we ensure the scarring is minimized and the natural contours of the body are beautifully enhanced.

Preparing for Your Thigh Lift: Steps to Follow

As you consider a thigh lift, understanding the preparation involved is essential for a successful outcome. Firstly, we conduct a detailed consultation to discuss your health history, aesthetic goals, and realistic expectations. This conversation allows us to tailor the surgery to your specific needs, ensuring safety and satisfaction. We also suggest routine blood tests and medical evaluations to confirm your readiness for the procedure.

In preparation, we advise patients to stop smoking at least a few weeks before the surgery as smoking can significantly impair healing. Similarly, certain medications and supplements that increase bleeding, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, should be avoided. We encourage a balanced diet rich in vitamins and proteins to support recovery. Additionally, arranging for someone to drive you to and from the surgery and help around the house during the initial recovery days is crucial for your safety and comfort.

Post-Surgery Care and Expectations for Optimal Results

Following your thigh lift surgery, proper care is crucial to ensure optimal healing and results. Immediately after the surgery, it’s normal to experience some swelling and discomfort, which can be managed with prescribed pain relievers. We also provide a compression garment to wear, which minimizes swelling and supports the new contours of your thighs.

During the first few weeks, it’s important to rest and limit movement to allow your body to heal properly. We schedule regular follow-up visits to monitor your progress and address any concerns you might have. Stitches are typically removed within one to two weeks post-surgery, and most patients can return to light, everyday activities shortly thereafter, with full recovery and more strenuous activities possible after several weeks. Following our detailed aftercare instructions will help you achieve the best possible outcome and enjoy sleeker, more toned thighs.


At our practice, we understand that deciding to undergo thigh lift surgery is a significant step towards achieving not only the look you desire but also improving overall quality of life. With our expert techniques and careful guidance, we are dedicated to providing outcomes that are both transformative and fulfilling. Dr. Rigoberto Castellanos and our team at Fibonacci Plastic Surgery are committed to excellence in all aspects of patient care, from initial consultation through full recovery.

If you are considering a thigh lift or any other cosmetic procedure, we invite you to contact us to discuss how we can help you achieve your aesthetic goals with confidence. Discover the path to a new you with the trusted experts at Fibonacci. Contact us today to learn more about aesthetic and plastic surgery in Guadalajara.