Arm Lift

What is Arm Lift?

An arm lift (brachioplasty) is a surgical body contouring procedure. Fluctuations in weight, aging and heredity cause drooping, sagging in the upper arm appearance. This is a condition that cannot be corrected through exercise. The Surgeon might combine the procedure with some liposuction, if the removal of extra fat is necessary.

The Benefits

  • Reduces excess sagging and drooping skin
  • Tightens and smooths the underlying supportive tissue of the upper arm
  • Reduces localized pockets of fat in the upper arm region
  • Restores the appearance of the arms and
  • Give the arms a tighter and more toned appearance with sleeker contours
  • Safe, effective and the incisions are carefully made for the best cosmetic results

Key Facts

  • Type of anesthesia: General anesthesia
  • Procedure duration: 1 to 1.5 hours
  • Length of stay: Same-day procedure
  • Discomfort level: Mild to moderate, controlled with pain medications
  • What to expect: Swelling for up to 6 weeks
  • Duration time till the final result: 2 to 4 months
  • Sustainability of results: 5 to 7 years with normal aging

Frequently Asked Questions

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