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Bishara S. Atiyeh, Shady Hayek and Amir Ibrahim
Thigh lifting for excess soft tissue and skin laxity became an essential part of the lower body
contouring after massive weight loss. Since early 1950’s, thigh deformity and different techniques of
thigh lift have been addressed. In this chapter, we address and review the anatomical considerations of
the different procedures of medial thigh lift and lateral thigh lift as well as the combined techniques.
Thigh lift, thigh deformity after massive weight loss, medial thigh lift, lateral thigh lift, vertical
thigh lift, horizontal thigh lift, spiral lift.
American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.