Why Get an Arm Lift?
Skin laxity and excess fatty tissue in the upper arm area may be a distressing part of the aging or weight loss process. Brachioplasty, commonly referred to as an arm lift, is a procedure that refines the shape and contour of the upper arms. Although it is commonly performed on patients who have undergone weight loss surgery, any patient who has excess skin laxity in the upper arm may benefit from this procedure to restore slender and youthful appearance of the upper arms.
This surgical procedure is performed in an outpatients setting and takes approximately 1-3 hours depending on the amount of tissue to be removed and the overall length of the incision. The incisions are well-hidden on the under-side of the arms and can be seen only if the arms are elevated. Liposuction is occasionally used as an adjunct to this procedure to further remove any excess fatty tissue as excess skin is trimmed. Click here to see more cosmetic procedures offered at Vanguard.