Rapid weight gains and losses cause droopy and cracked skin on arms and thighs. Structurally one leg or both of your legs might be thin or asymmetric. In such situations, arm lift, thigh lift, liposuction, calf prosthesis or fat injections might be performed.
Plastic Surgery for Upper Extremity
Excessive skin or adipose tissues on arms cause a bad appearance. Rapid weight gains and losses cause the skin to loose its elasticity and become droopy and cracked. If the skin has not lost its elasticity, liposuction and lipolysis are quite effective. If there is floppy or cracked skin on arms, the most convenient treatment would be arm lift. The floppy skin is removed from the inner side of your arm and you get a thin and firm arm. You can return to your daily life approximately 5 days after surgery.
Plastic Surgery for Lower Extremity
We need to assess legs in two parts: thighs which is the upper part of the leg and calf which is the lower part of the leg. The problems in thigh area results from obesity and floppy and cracked skin caused by weight loss. The problems in calf area are mostly bowleg and thinness. There are different treatments for each area. Op. Dr. Güray Yeşiladalı and you will choose the most convenient treatment for you. In thigh area, lipolysis and liposuction are the most common treatment methods. Thigh lift operations are discussed when the skin is floppy.