thigh lift in turkey

Thigh Lift in Turkey

Thigh lift surgery in Turkey Istanbul is Thighs liposuction and tightening the flabby skin that resulting of losing weight due to many factors such as aging, obesity, sudden weight loss, genetics, increased estrogen secretion, unhealthy foods, lack of vitamins and minerals that rejuvenate the skin, lack of exercise and not drinking enough enough water.

Thigh lift operation is performed within 3 – 4 hours under full anesthesia. You must stay in the hospital for one night after the procedure. As for the results, they are immediate and appear clearly as soon as the surgical effects disappear, and last for 10-20 years, approximately.

Below you can find some quick information about Thigh lift surgery:

Anesthesia General
Procedure Duration3 – 4  hours
ResultsImmediate / 10 -20 years Approx. 
Convalescence7-10 days 
Stay in Hospital1 Night
Turk Aesthetic Cost3500 – 4500 EUR
Thigh Lift in Turkey

How is thigh lift done in Turkey

The doctor will be informed with all medications that the patient uses periodically, if any, and he is also informed of the pathological information. The doctor discusses with the patient what the shape of the thighs will be after the operation, and it is chosen according to what is possible and appears in a more harmonious way with the body.

The patient is also informed of the type of anesthesia and the pre-anesthesia necessities. Then, general medical examinations are performed to ensure that the body is safe from any health obstacle to complete the operation. The places to be processed are determined by drawing. Then the doctor begins by making a surgical incision in a hidden area in the thighs, removing the excess skin and liposuction, if any, then the tissues are tightened and closed with cosmetic threads.

Thigh lift operation types

There are three types of thigh lift operations that differ according to the patient’s condition and the amount of sagging and fat he has, namely:

Mini thigh lift

If the person does not have a lot of excess flabby skin, it is preferable to use the mini thigh lift technique, in this procedure type a surgical incision is made with the least possible size, and in the case of an amount of fat, liposuction can be performed at the same time.

Extensive thigh lift

This technique is used if the skin sagging rate is moderate. In this case, the length of the incision is extended further. And if there is an amount of fat, liposuction can be performed at the same time.

thigh lift in turkey
thigh lift in turkey

Standard thigh lift 

If the flabby skin is at a high degree, it is preferable to use the full thigh lift technique. In this technique, the incision is made in the shape of a letter T. Also, liposuction is performed if it is present.

Thigh lift without surgery

Thighs can be tightened without the need to resort to surgery. The non-surgical method is characterized by its ease of implementation and speed of performance, but it is taken from its results that it does not last for a long period of time, nor does it work for advanced cases. As for the non-surgical methods of thigh tightening, they are:

  • Laser thigh lift
  • Thigh lift with HIFU

Who can perform thigh lift surgery in Turkey

Anyone who enjoys good health and is over the age of 20 and suffers from flabby thighs as a result of weight loss or genetic reasons that give the thighs a more aged appearance and is not consistent with the body, giving an annoying shape and negative impact (a kind of embarrassment) and lack of self-confidence can accept this Action.

Who can not perform thigh lift operation in Turkey

  • Everyone who has not yet reached the age of 20.
  • Suffering from a chronic or contagious disease.
  • For those who have simple sagging that do not require a surgical procedure, but it is possible to resort to non-surgical options (laser or HIFU) to hide wrinkles and some personal care and wait for a more advanced age to accept this procedure.

The doctor who performs thigh lift surgery

Thigh lift is a cosmetic procedure performed by a plastic surgeon who has sufficient experience to perform this type of operation. No doctor from another specialty can perform this type of operation. It is taken into account when choosing a hospital or medical center to investigate a reliable center, a clinical environment with a high degree of sterilization, and a highly qualified doctor. The high cost of the procedure may sometimes reflect the center’s high efficiency and credibility, so it is preferable not to discuss or bargain on the issue of the high price.

Anesthesia types used during the procedure

Thigh lift operation can be performed under general anesthesia only. The patient must stop eating and drinking 6 hours before the operation to avoid feeling uncomfortable in the stomach. After waking up from the operation, the patient stays in the hospital for one night under general anesthesia.

Thigh lift procedure steps in Turkey

Thigh lift surgery goes through three stages, like other operations:

Total Time: 3 hours

Before the procedure 

Before starting the thigh lift operation, it is preferable to tell the doctor about any chronic diseases that the person suffers from or any medications used, if any, and to inform the doctor about any previous operations that were performed, without neglecting any information related to the health condition. Several instructions must be followed, the most important of which are:
Discuss with the doctor about the results related to the operation.
Refrain from food and drink for at least six hours before the operation in case of general anesthesia.
Inform the doctor of any medications used periodically.
Refrain from alcohol and smoking for at least one week before the operation.
Stop any blood-thinning medications such as aspirin after consulting a doctor.
Choose comfortable clothes on the day of the operation.

During the procedure 

According to the type of thigh lift operation, is it mini, medium or complete, and according to the patient’s condition, a surgical incision is made in an invisible place and the fat concentrated in the thighs, if any, is suctioned, then the sagging skin is cut and finally the skin is sutured with cosmetic surgical threads that dissolve with the skin with the passage of a short period About two weeks.

After the procedure 

After the operation, the patient must stay in the hospital for one or two nights. The plastic surgeon gives specific instructions to the extent that the patient adheres to them to the letter, the better results will be obtained. Here are some things to consider:
Get complete rest and make sure to take medications and take painkillers and anti-inflammatories prescribed by the doctor to reduce any complications.
Reducing or abstaining from smoking and stopping blood-thinning medications.
Drink plenty of fluids, which helps in better recovery and wound healing in less time.
Adequate sleep after the operation and lying on the back only for a period determined by the doctor with the instructions.
Careful wound care.

Before and after thigh lift surgery in Turkey

Below are some photos before and after the operation in Turkey that was performed at Turk Aesthetic Center in Istanbul.

Thigh lift techniques in Turkey Istanbul


The laser thigh lift has become the best alternative after it was previously an unpopular option among the cosmetic options due to the high cost. The idea of ​​​​the laser to tighten the thighs depends on emitting rays to stimulate the skin cells to produce collagen to appear more radiant and youthful. A laser thigh lift session takes about 45 minutes. The session must be repeated for the longevity of the results.


HIFU technology is based on shining high-intensity focused ultrasound waves on sagging skin and wrinkles. These waves enter the depths of the skin, causing it to tighten itself in order to restore its elasticity and cohesion, which stimulates the skin to produce collagen, which in turn improves the appearance of the skin. The result of the HIFU technique to tighten the thighs lasts for about a year, and it takes about 30-45 minutes to complete the session.

The surgery

It is the traditional method, which is a radical solution to get rid of the flabbiness that cannot be eliminated through the non-surgical methods that we mentioned. Surgical methods are classified according to the degree of sagging or the condition of the patient’s thighs to tighten the small, medium and full thighs.

Aftercare Instructions

  • Strictly follow the instructions given by the doctor and adhere to the use of medicines on time.
  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight or heat.
  • Make sure you sleep fickle.
  • Drink plenty of water and fluids.
  • Commit to wearing the corset given by the doctor during the specified period.

Pros and Cons


The negatives abound after thigh lift surgery in Turkey steadily, with the surgeon’s degree of experience, in addition to the patient’s non-compliance with the instructions recommended after the operation. The most important thing that can be mentioned is not getting the expected results. In some rare cases, there may be a lack of symmetry between the two parties in a certain proportion.


When obtaining successful results, the patient regains his self-confidence as a result of getting rid of sagging in the thighs, in addition to a more youthful and beautiful appearance.

Side effects 

  • Swelling and redness in the thighs.
  • Minor itching at the surgical suture site.
  • Discomfort in the first week.
  • temporary numbness
  • Slight pain that goes away using the analgesics prescribed by the doctor after the procedure.

Thigh lift surgery in Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey in general, and Istanbul in particular, is the destination for many tourists who visit Turkey for the purpose of treatment and tourism at the same time because of the many advantages, such as the multiplicity of options, the expertise of doctors, the quality of service and reasonable prices. Thigh lift surgery in Turkey is one of the most important options available for cosmetic surgery, and its cost ranges from 3000 euros to 3500 euros, according to each center and according to the details of the operation.

Thigh lift surgery cost in Turkey Istanbul

The cost in Turkey varies from place to place according to several things:

  • The reputation of the medical center or hospital.
  • Doctor’s experience.
  • Procedure details.
  • The services provided by the center because some centers offer packages that include treatment, accommodation and transportation.

At Turk Aesthetic Istanbul – Turkey, the cost is determined according to the procedure details from 3500 euros to 4500 euros.

To request the cost of the package including accommodation and transportation, you can contact the Turk Aesthetic team via the contact page.


How long does a thigh lift procedure take?

About 3-4 hours according to the details of the operation.

When will the result of the thigh lift operation appear?

The results of the procedure are immediate and can be clearly seen once the effects of the surgery wear off.

What is the success rate of thigh lift surgery?

The degree of results is proportional to the skill of the doctor who performs the procedure and the patient’s commitment to the recommended medical instructions after the operation. In general, the success rate of the operation is high compared to other operations.

What is the type of anesthesia used in the process of thigh lift?

Thigh lift surgery can be performed under general anaesthesia of the body.

What is the cost of a thigh lift operation in Turkey?

In Turk Aesthetic Istanbul, the cost of a thigh lift operation ranges between 3500 – 4500 euros

What is the recovery period after thigh lift surgery?

About a week to ten days.

Are the results of a thigh lift operation permanent?

Thigh lift surgery is a radical solution to get rid of wrinkles and sagging, and its results may range between 10-20 years.

What is the cost of a thigh lift without surgery?

The cost varies according to technique type.

Does walking tighten the thighs?

There is no doubt that sports and walking are beneficial to the body, but walking is not considered sufficient to tighten the thighs, especially for moderate and high sagging cases.

Is thigh lift operation painful?

Thanks to the general anesthesia of the body during the completion of the operation, the patient does not feel any pain, but after waking up and completing the operation, the patient may feel some pain that goes away using the analgesics prescribed by the doctor.

Is it possible to tighten the thighs without surgery?

Yes, it can be done by laser and HIFU, but non-surgical methods do not help to get rid of medium and high sagging.

Finally, you can contact directly via the link to request information and prices from Turk Aesthetic.

Thigh Lift in Turkey