Typical weight swings, aging and even family inheritance can cause your arms to have a pronounced flaccidity. Exercise will strengthen and even improve muscle tone in the upper arm, but it cannot cover all the skin that has lost its elasticity. Before this situation is recommended to apply an arm lift.
- Reduces excess skin and fat between the armpit and elbow.
- It gives a new shape to the arm and also to its contour with a much smoother skin.
- As a result you will have a more toned appearance.
- Keep in mind that to achieve this improvement you will have a scar in the armpit.
What is an arm lift?
An arm lift, or brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure that changes the shape of the lower part of the upper arm, from the armpit to the elbow.
The procedure is performed for:
- Reduce excess sagging skin.
- Adjust and soften the skin that defines the shape of the upper arm.
- Reduce the fat pockets located on the upper arm.
Is it right for me?
In general, the right people for an arm lift should be:
- Adult person who has enough flaccidity in the arms.
- An adult of any age whose weight is stable and who is not overweight.
- People who do not have any disease that could alter the healing or increase the risk of the operation.
- People who are not smokers.
- Individuals with a positive attitude and realistic expectations.
What to Expect During Your Consultation
The success and safety of your arm lift procedure depends largely on your personality during your consultation. You will be asked a series of questions about your health, your desires, and your lifestyle.
Why you want / Need the surgery, your expectations and the desired result.
Medical conditions, drug allergies, and medical treatments.
Use of current medications, vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco and drugs.
Your surgeon may also
Evaluate your general health status and any pre-existing health conditions or risk factors
Take photographs for your medical record
Analyze your options and recommend a course of treatment
Discuss the probable results of arm lift surgery and any risks or possible complications.
Before surgery, you may be asked to:
Perform tests to know your medical evaluation, take certain medications, or adjust your current medications.
Stop smoking before surgery.
Avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, and herbal supplements as they may increase bleeding.
The special instructions you receive will cover:
What to do on the day of surgery.
The use of anesthesia during the arm lift.
Post-operative care and follow-up.
The next step is to arrange a private consultation with your surgeon. This is easy to do. Simply contact us using the online form. Click here and we'll do the rest. We'll be happy to talk to you on the phone and answer any questions you may have. We know how important this procedure is to you. Our goal is to provide you with an unbeatable service.