An arm lift, or brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure that:
- Reduces excess sagging skin that droops downward.
- Tightens and smoothes the underlying supportive tissue that defines the shape of the upper arm.
- Reduces localized pockets of fat in the upper arm region.
When Considering an arm lift?
Fluctuations in weight, growing older, and heredity can cause your upper arms to have a drooping, sagging appearance. Exercise is nt enough to corret this condition.
Am I a good candidate for an arm lift?
If Your health is good , it is a good candidate for this surgery and therefore could consider it. The reasons for perform this surgery Excess skin on the inner surface arm,After a great weight loss, Firming and toning the skin and Improve self-esteem
What about price?
Costs vary widely and depend on the complexity of the procedure, where the surgery takes place and which anesthetic is administered. Please feel free to ask a personalized quote here
How do I prepare for this procedure?
this type of surgery leaves scars on the inside of the arms, which are hidden although initially it is not possible to make disappear , unless otherwise perform after surgery to treat them.
How is Arm lift performed?
Regular Arm Lift: Indicated in young patients , whose skin laxity is confined only to the inside of arms. Usually this surgery is indicated for people who have lost weight and has a great impact on the skin of her arms.
Extend Arm Lift: For cases of older patients , who not only have ” pendulum arm ” , but also excess skin extends towards the submammary and thoracic area . Normally the reason that your arms are not terse is the passage of age and is regain the form that enjoyed years ago.
In both types of brachioplasty it is necessary incisions , varying sizes depending on the patient . These scars will improve over time, but it is essential that the patient consider and implement all the recommendations that give the surgeon to go disappearing. Sometimes it is necessary to conduct a review of the scar, for which you need to use local anesthesia.
What will my recovery and healing from this procedure?
During the first days can be felt some discomfort or pain is controlled with mild medication. Depending on the extent of surgery , you can go home after 1 February days as cases. Your plastic surgeon will give you instructions for showering and changing bandages once you are at home. Points need not be removed because it is a suture intradermal reabsorption . Still, we must be careful with making sudden movements.