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Arm Lift – Brachioplasty

 

What is an Arm Lift?

Brachioplasty | Arm lift | arm liposuction | Tampa Bay AreaOne  area that can really change as you age, is your upper arms. Because your skin starts losing collagen, arms can become saggy, flabby and with deposits of fat. Many woman are really bothered by this and it’s understandable considering all the emphasis on tight, firm bodies. Dr. George Solomon,  in Palm Harbor, FL, is a leading surgeon who has performed hundreds of upper arm procedures that can help to reduce that saggy upper arm. It’s called brachioplasty.

If you have excess skin on the arms and are considering an arm lift in Tampa, Solomon Cosmetic Center can help. An arm lift, also known as a brachioplasty is a surgical procedure during which excess skin and fat are removed from your arms.  If you are unable to get rid of fat and excess loose skin through diet and exercise, an arm lift might be the right procedure for you.

*Each patient is unique; therefore, results of treatment may vary.

How Do You Prepare for Brachioplasty?

Before you undergo an arm lift, you will have a consultation with Dr. George Solomon. During the consultation, he will review your medical history, perform a physical exam and talk about your expectations. He will ask about any medications you are taking and may recommend that you avoid certain medications immediately preceding your surgery.

What Is Involved in an Arm Lift?

Once the tumescent anesthesia has been administered, Dr. Solomon will make incisions under your arms and begin suctioning the fat out of your arm area. Once he is finished, the incisions will be closed using stitches. Brachioplasty typically takes about two hours. After the procedure is done, your incisions will be covered with bandages and small tubes will be put in your arms to remove any excess blood and fluid.

Are There Any Risks with Brachioplasty?

Like any type of surgery, an arm lift does comes with some risks that you should be aware of including infection, changes in skin sensation, and scarring. However, the staff at Solomon Cosmetic Center works hard to ensure that you recover properly and that any potential risks are minimized.

What Are the Results of an Arm Lift?

As a result of an arm lift, loose skin and fat will be removed and can leaving your arms looking more toned and attractive. For many patients, results are long lasting as long as they maintain a stable weight.

An arm lift surgery can make you feel more confident. And with the recovery, time typically lasting less than a week for most pateints, you can go back to work and continue your normal activities.

*Each patient is unique; therefore, results of treatment may vary.