After weight loss or due to age, the inner thigh loosens. This presents with an inelegant image. The procedure, which targets the area, tries to remove excess skin and fat. It is performed under general anesthesia. After performing liposuction of the inner thigh the surgeon through an upper thigh incision, excess skin is also removed. There is a fine balance in the amount of skin removed so as to allow normal leg movement and correct post operational scar positioning, which has to remain relatively high.
Sutures are removed after two weeks and the patient has to wear a tight corset for one month.