Thigh Lift | Dr. Stavros Economou Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon in Limassol, Cyprus

A thigh lift suits people, with skin excess of the thigh; this can be very difficult to improve even with exercise. Skin relaxation of the thigh can also exist in well-toned individuals.

This can be very frustrating, as you try to keep your body toned but some areas appear less so with relaxed skin. In such a case and if your thighs show signs of lost tone and skin elasticity then a thigh lift might be the right procedure to suit your needs.

Thigh Lift

Even people with normal body weights and silhouette could have loose thigh skin or a lower limb that seems to lack tone. The most common causes of this include, aging, changes in body weight and genes.

If you suffer from stretched, loose thigh skin and excess fat around the thigh you may consider having a thigh lift in Limassol by Dr Economou.

Depending on the amount of fat, shape of the thigh, absence of skin looseness, and strength of the muscles underneath the skin; liposuction, a less invasive procedure, maybe a more suitable procedure for you.

Thigh Lift for men

Men and women alike seek to tone and shape their legs; in some cases even the most rigorous excursive and diet regimes fail to get rid of that extra stubborn fat or the extra loose skin. In such cases having a thigh lift might be the only solution for you.

A thigh lift can significantly improve one’s self-confidence where first impressions can be very meaningful. Additionally, you will finally look your best for the beach this summer! A thigh lift often comes with a long scar on the inside of the thigh and you need to be willing trade an improved shape for the long scar.

Benefits of having  a thigh lift by Dr. Economou in Limassol may include:

  • Toned legs and thighs
  • Reduction in sagging skin
  • Slimmer silhouette
  • Improvement in self confidence
  • Return to wearing your favorite clothes
  • Motivation to keep your physique and exercise more

What makes a good candidate for a thigh lift?

Firstly patients that would benefit the most from a thigh lift surgery in Limassol by Dr. Economou are those with moderate to severe lower leg skin laxity plus localized fat, resistant to exercise and diet with a stable overall weight. Having said that patients with no skin relaxation with localized fat, may benefit from liposuction alone.

Furthermore, as with any operation, it is important that, you are doing this for yourself. Therefore you should not do it to please someone else or to meet up to his or her expectations.

As a result, a good candidate for most aesthetic procedures is a person that is in good general health, with no significant medical history. Furthermore, ideally these patients should be non-smokers, or willing to quit prior to surgery.

In addition they should be in a good and stable mental state. Without any recent major changes in their personal life, that could affect their decision-making abilities. It is also helpful to have supportive social and family environments. Finally have a clear and realistic understanding that surgery can offer improvements to ones appearance and not perfection.

Where will my procedure take place?

All our operations are performed at the Economou Medical Center. The center offers quality health care at an exclusive and luxurious environment. As mentioned, the center is equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and infrastructure. Also our staff is eager to meet your important needs. It is important to note that the Cyprus ministries of health and labor accredit our medical center. As a result the center meets up high standards of care and safety set by European and Cyprus laws. Most importantly we take pride in providing tailored individualized health care meeting your needs in a beautiful and safe environment.



Certified consultant anaesthetists, perform all anaesthesia. In addition, our team operates in a safe, sterile and controlled operation theater room. In addition for long operations we use foot pumps to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) but also use specialized operation heating blankets to prevent low body temperatures making the operation much safer.

The Incision

  • Dr. Economou designs incision lines for his thigh lift surgery so that scars are well concealed on the inside of the leg.
  • These incisions are nonetheless long and patients need to be willing to trade a shapely leg to this long scar.
  • Oftentimes the scar needs to extend into the groin.

Closing the incisions

Dr. Economou closes all the incisions in layers, relieving the skin from any tension ensuring minimal scaring. Finally a close attention to detail and excellent technique ensures consistently good results.

Your results

A thigh lift is a medium length operation but can have an extended recovery time. Most people return to work after two weeks in the meantime the use of compressive garments may be necessary. It is not uncommon for swelling to persists for a few months after the opperation due to disruption of the lymphatics draining the lower limb.

Dr. Economou will provide you with information before and after your operation. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. Dr. Economou will be happy to help you make, the best decisions regarding your aesthetic goals.

TAKING THEnext step

If you think that a thigh lift surgery might be what you need, please contact us for a consultation with Dr. Economou. During this first meeting, Dr. Economou will review your medical history, and will help you formulate a plan to suit your individual needs.

A thigh lift, will improve your body image and confidence to a great degree. It is however a procedure that can leave a lengthy scar and needs to be well planed. Dr. Economou can discuss the steps involved with you in order to achieve the best result possible and help you prepare for the procedure and the recovery period requirements.

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