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Arm lift

Brachioplasty – Arm Lift

Also known as Arm Lift surgery, Brachioplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure which aims at reshaping the upper arm for removing fat deposits and tightening loose skin. It is often that stubborn deposits of fat create an appearance similar to “bat wing” beneath the arm.  Removing excess deposits of skin caused due to either natural process of ageing or weight loss can tighten loose skin that extends from the underarm part to the elbow. It is often that the cosmetic surgeon makes use of liposuction method in conjunction with other procedures to achieve desired outcomes. An increasing number of people are opting for this procedure each passing year.  Most of them are happy with the results.

When can you consider brachioplasty?

  • If you can accept a scar in exchange of getting shapelier arms.
  • If you have normal weight however, you think that the shape of your upper body is marred because of the underarm laxity.
  • If you have reduced a significant amount of weight and have excess deposits of fat and skin located underarms.

Advantages of the arm lift surgery

  • Not only you will have an improved self-image but also increase in self-confidence.
  • Results are so amazing that you can wear short-sleeve or sleeveless clothes without feeling self-conscious of your appearance.
  • You will look smart and better form-fitting dresses.

Who is the right candidate for brachioplasty?

After embarking on a regular training of vigorous exercise and diet and reducing a significant amount of weight, you might find that you are left with hanging and loose underarm skin which appears similar to bat wings. Although you tried to improve the appearance of under-arm with exercise, however, this redundant and stubborn skin continues to remain a problem and does not get away with exercise. Following are some reasons for you to consider brachioplasty.

  • You are not overweight and your current weight is stable.
  • You are committed to stick to healthy lifestyle and diet.
  • You have lost excessive weight, however are left with stubborn skin and fat deposits underarm.
  • You are an adult who is having significantly laxity of upper arms because of the natural process of ageing.
  • You are a healthy person with no medical condition that can increase risks during surgery or impair the process of healing.
  • You are a non-smoker.

In a nutshell, you are the right candidate for brachioplasty if you have realistic expectations, positive attitude and are in overall good health.