Improves the appearance of the upper legs.
Similar to risks associated with any surgery, including infection, hematoma and fluid collection. Pulmonary embolism is a remote possibility.
Requires three to four weeks of restricted movement including no spreading of the legs or excessive flexion. This procedure is best done in colder months of the year because special post-operative garment wear for support is important.
This type of surgery is generally well tolerated and appreciated by patients.