Thigh Lift in South Africa

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Thigh Lift in Cape Town

Price: $ 5,417

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Price: $ 5,417

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Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital
2.3

From 38 verified reviews

Nompumelelo Madliwa, 19 April 2020

I had such a wonderful experience there with Dr Thomas, I had a skin drafting done it was such a smooth process I am healing very well and had a great stay there, Thank you so much

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UCT Private Academic Hospital
3.9

From 18 verified reviews

Juliettash Stadler, 05 May 2020

My Son was admitted with a very rare autoimmune illness in April this year. The care he was given was superb Prof Dheda, Prof Louw and their team of specialists covered every possibility , diagnosed efficiently and treated effectively. There was time taken to explain everything. The Hospital Matron made allowances for me to spend as much as possible time with my son and also allowed for frequent visits from close family. Mr Daniel Mathew the Hospital General manager is very approachable and interested . The staff was friendly and helpful. Basically every one from reception through admin to ICU was friendly and helpful. I Highly recommend this hospital

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Netcare Linksfield Hospital
3.1

From 72 verified reviews

Charlotte Sorour, 13 March 2020

Parking is a huge problem.On a positive note it is a great hospital with great specialists and doctor's hence why it is so busy. Well worth driving around a bit looking for parking knowing your loved one's are in good hands. My mind at ease. My husband is well looked after. Thank you Linksfield staff :)

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Netcare N1 City Hospital
2.9

From 36 verified reviews

Kim Adams, 30 March 2020

Overall I had a good experience.

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Dr Dawid Potgieter

Dr Dawid Potgieter, located in Syfred Douglas St, Cape Town, South Africa offers patients Thigh Lift procedures among its total of 99 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Thigh Lift procedures at Dr Dawid Potgieter, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $5,417. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Hospital, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: HPCSA - Health Professions Council of South AfricaDepartment of Health, Western CapeFCS(SA) - Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa

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Dr. Gideon Maresky
4.9

From 16 verified reviews

Rebecca O'Connor, 23 September 2020

Dr. Gideon Maresky is amazing. I underwent otoplasty and rhinoplasty procedures and couldn't have asked for a better experience. Everything ran very smoothly.

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    What you need to know about Thigh Lift in South Africa

    Thigh Lift before and After

    Thigh Lift, also known as thighplasty, is a cosmetic surgery to improve and reshape the appearance of the thighs by reducing excess skin and fat. The goal of a thigh lift is to contour your thighs so that they look in proportion with the rest of your body as well as to eliminate sagging skin due to aging, pregnancy, or significant weight loss. If you want your thighs to be more youthful-looking or proportionate to your body image, and fitness and weight control have not worked for you, then you can consider this procedure.

    What Does the Procedure Involve?

    A thigh lift is performed under general or epidural anesthetic. Your surgeon may create an incision in the groin area, then they may remove excess skin and fat. After that, your surgeon reshapes and tightens the underlying tissue, and the remaining skin is smoothed, lifted, and stitched into place at the incision site. Your doctor may also combine the procedure with liposuction.

    How Long Should I Stay in South Africa for a Thigh Lift Procedure?

    Since thigh lift is often performed as an outpatient procedure, you should be able to leave the hospital on the same day of the surgery. However, the recommended total length of stay in South Africa is about 14 days since your doctor needs to remove the stitches within two weeks following the surgery.

    MyMediTravel currently lists 6 facilities in South Africa offering Thigh Lift procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Thigh Lift can vary according to each individual’s case and will be determined based on your medical profile and an in-person assessment with the specialist. For a personalized quoteClick Here to submit your details

    What's the Recovery Time for Thigh Lift Procedures in South Africa?

    You can expect to go back to work within 7 to 10 days after your surgery, but the full recovery period until you can resume physical activity may take about 4 to 6 weeks. Since the recovery period can vary from one person to another, make sure to ask your doctor about your recovery timeline, including when you can start doing intense exercise, heavy lifting, and other vigorous activities.

    What sort of Aftercare is Required for Thigh Lift Procedures in South Africa?

    You will be given specific instructions regarding medication, wound care, diet, and exercise. You will likely need to attend a follow-up checkup with your plastic surgeon to monitor your healing progress. After you are fully healed, it is important for you to follow a healthy diet, have regular exercise, and maintain a healthy weight to retain the result of your thigh lift.

    What's the Success Rate of Thigh Lift Procedures in South Africa?

    A thigh lift is generally safe and the success rate is high. However, you need to be aware that the procedure has some side effects and risks, such as poor wound healing, infection, bleeding, seroma, asymmetry, deep vein thrombosis, skin loss, persistent pain, skin discoloration, numbness, recurrent looseness of the skin, and allergic reaction to the anesthetic. 

    Are there Alternatives to Thigh Lift Procedures in South Africa?

    If you do not like the idea of undergoing surgery or you are not an ideal candidate for the procedure, you may want to consider the alternatives, including liposuction, Vaser liposuction, and laser skin tightening. Consult with your plastic surgeon about which procedure is better for your situation.

    What Should You Expect Before and After the Procedure

    Before a tight lift, your thighs may look dimpled, saggy, and flabby. You may not feel confident about the appearance of your thighs because they are not proportionate to your body image. After the procedure, you can immediately see a positive change to your thighs. Your thighs will look more youthful and firmer.

    Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.

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