The arm lifts plastic surgery is intended for those who wish to have more fined, curved arms. The cosmetic surgeon removes the excess fat and tissue of the arms and therefore the arms are lifted. This cosmetic surgery is very low-risk and reliable which helps with one’s overall body contour, Generally, the technique used for this intervention is liposuction, which can be also done on other parts of the body such as calves, belly, and even face.
Who can benefit from this cosmetic surgery?
Every person regardless of gender can get sagged and stretched arms due to aging, losing weight, or even after bariatric surgery. This condition is caused basically because the muscle’s volume decreases over the years and thus results in sagging skin. Logically, this condition may be unpleasant for many people. Therefore, with the help of an arm lift surgery, there will be refined and redesigned arms, and a harmonious silhouette.
It should be noted that as you are going to lose some weight after this cosmetic surgery, you might also have to get consultations from your dietitian or nutritionist before the intervention. Nevertheless, before the surgery your cosmetic surgeon will explain the procedure and that you will meet the anesthetist.
Arm lift procedure
During the arm lift intervention, the excess fat and skin will be removed by liposuction, and then the surgeon will tighten the skin. This cosmetic surgery lasts from one to two hours depending on the morphology of each patient.
The operation will be and under general anesthesia and that, the patient can go home after a few hours (outpatient basis). There will very fine incisions on the inner side of the arms and the scars accordingly will be on the same spot and that is barely visible.
Besides liposuction on other parts of the body, you can also get breast augmentation on the same surgery.
Although after 10 to 15 days the total recovery is gained, it is recommended to postpone any professional physical activity and sports at least for a month. You should also stop smoking one month before and one month after the surgery.
Benefits of an arm lift surgery
- Helps with the overall body contour
- Quick, safe and reliable
- Immediate results
- No need for hospitalization
- Can be combined with a variety of other cosmetic surgeries