Arm Lift To Reduce Loose Arm Skin & Fat

Arm Lift

Arm Lift

An arm lift, also known as brachioplasty, addresses hanging arm skin that takes away from arm definition. Skin begins to lose elasticity and sag as we grow older, leading to drooping skin that covers arm contours. Patients who have recently lost a substantial amount of weight may also suffer from lax skin around the arms. Loose skin may lead to the formation of bat wings (arm bulges) that sag downward. Chafing or irritation can also occur due to the rubbing of excess skin against the body. Patients often turn to exercise in an effort to combat these unsightly effects. While exercising can accentuate muscle tone, it cannot address lost collagen or loose skin that forms as a result of the natural aging process. Arm lift surgery removes and redrapes excess skin around the upper arms to achieve slender curves. Patients can undergo brachioplasty for firmer, youthful-looking arms.

Arm Lift At A Glance
Sculpts the arms to achieve slim, natural-looking contours
Repositions lax arm skin around the upper arms
Can remove excess skin that contributes to drooping
Addresses lax skin that forms as a result of aging or substantial weight loss
Reduces the appearance of bat wings on the arms
Can eliminate small pockets of unwanted arm fat
Requires minimal incisions that are placed strategically for unobtrusive scarring

Your Arm Lift Procedure

Brachioplasty is either performed at an outpatient surgical facility or a local hospital, depending on your particular procedure. Small amounts of excess fat are removed using liposuction to enhance underlying muscle tone. Next, your arm lift incisions are placed inconspicuously along the inner arms so your arm lift surgeon can address any skin laxity. Loose skin is then redraped and trimmed to improve tightness.

Arm lift surgery and liposuction are often paired to firm lax skin and remove unwanted fat in one procedure. Brachioplasty can also be combined with other forms of body sculpting, including breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, and thigh lift surgery.

Benefits Of Combining Arm Lift Surgery And Liposuction

Arm Lift Surgery Liposuction
Redrapes hanging arm skin Eliminates small amounts of excess arm fat
Can remove excess skin from the upper and lower arms Can target both the upper and lower arms
Accentuates muscle tone and the natural curvature of the arms Enhances arm contours by selectively removing fat deposits

What To Expect After Undergoing Your Brachioplasty Surgery

Bruising and swelling are common after arm lift surgery and may last for approximately 2 weeks. Brachioplasty patients usually return to work within a week of their treatment. Strenuous activities and rigorous exercise should be avoided in the weeks following surgery to aid in recovery. Your plastic surgeon can provide detailed timetables during your arm lift consultation.

Arm lift surgery is meant to be a long-lasting solution to address lax arm skin. Patients can expect natural-looking enhancements to arm contours following brachioplasty.

Get Started With An Arm Lift

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