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Arm Lift

An upper arm lift, otherwise referred to as a Brachioplasty, is used to reduce or eliminate excess skin from the upper arms. If you have sagging skin on the upper arms due to aging, genetics, or weight loss, you may be a candidate for the arm lift procedure. The procedure entails cutting away the excess skin. The incision will run from the elbow to the armpit. It is placed in an inconspicuous location, the inner arm toward the back, but some scarring will always be visible. If you have sagging skin on the upper arms due to aging, genetics, or weight loss, you may be a candidate for the arm lift procedure.

An upper arm lift is used to reduce or eliminate excess skin from the upper arms. Brachioplasty is a procedure which removes the excess sagging skin from the arm. The incision will be made in as inconspicuous position as possible to reduce the visibility of a scar after surgery. Often Liposuction may be done in conjunction with the Arm Lift surgery for optimum results. Other Body Contouring procedures may also be performed depending on the need of the patient such as a Breast Lift, Tummy Tuck, or Face and Neck Lift for the best overall results. The procedure entails cutting away the excess skin. The incision will run from the elbow to the armpit. It is placed in an inconspicuous location, the inner arm toward the back, but some scarring will always be visible.

After arm lift surgery the arms are wrapped to reduce swelling. The initial healing usually occurs in 10-14 days. The sutures are removed within the first 1-2 weeks. Any swelling and bruising that occurs will gradually disappear over the first 3-4 weeks.