The skin and fatty tissues of the body stretch and loosen with age and with significant changes in body weight, including pregnancies.
Skin laxity in the medial thigh is the earliest sigh of aging in the thighs and is one of the first signs of significant ptosis in the body. The skin of the medial thigh is quite thin and inelastic, resulting in early relaxtion with age. Laxity of medial thighs may occur at earlier ages when there is a history of obesity as a familial trait of early skin relaxation. In medial thigh lift operation incisions is placed in thigh crease and redundant skin ellipse with subcutaneous fat is resected. With heavy subcutaneous sutures thigh skin is suspended to the strong facial stuctures in the medial thigh crease and is lifted up.