This procedure is used to reposition fat layers and improve the contours around the thigh and buttock area. The patient’s own natural fat is positioned higher on the buttocks to give a more aesthetically pleasing result. A thigh lift is meant to tighten areas of loose skin back into place. Often times in women, the problem areas are inside the thighs. This procedure can also reduce irregularities in the skin surface area, creating an overall smoother cosmetic effect.