Lipo on Inner Thighs, Will It Make Your Thighs Saggy?

Q:  I want to know if lipo on my inner thighs will tighten them or make them saggy. I’m 54 years old.

A: Liposuction on any area of the body can lead to sagging skin.  When the fat is removed, you lose volume in that area without removing the skin.  Whether or not you will “snap back” depends on the condition of your skin.  Sun damage, scars and stretchmarks can lessen the ability of your skin to contract after liposuction.  Genetics and age also play a role as well as the amount of fat removed.  Plastic surgeons are specially trained to evaluate skin quality.  It would be a good idea to meet with a board-certified plastic surgeon. Part of his or her evaluation of you will be a skin examination. He or she can then advise you about whether liposuction can provide the toned thighs you are seeking.