Arm Lift Surgery

Arm Lift

No More Saggy Arms with Arm Fat Removal

We perform arm lift, also known as Brachioplasty, to remove the excess skin from your upper arms and tighten your soft tissues to contour your arms and improve your aesthetic appearance and confidence. Liposuction is often performed along with arm lift to remove the extra fat accumulation in the upper arm. At Cosmeticoplasty, we are fully equipped for performing the best arm lift procedure in Lahore, Pakistan, to get rid of your worries and saggy skin for you.

arm fat removal

Brachioplasty Procedures
For Arm Fat Removal

We perform arm lift surgery under general or local anesthesia
depending upon the requirement and remove the excess skin in
between your elbow and armpit and tighten the underlying soft
tissue to contour the shape. Then we place back your remaining
skin over the newly repositioned profile to create a more toned
and fine look. The whole procedure takes 2-3 hours, and you
can go back home the same day.

There are different kinds of methods for arm lift surgery
depending upon the incision, degree of skin removal, and the
length and location of your excess skin to be removed. We have
mastered all types of arm lift procedures, and we choose the right
method for you according to your desire and requirements and mould
the procedure according to your customized needs and anatomy to
yield the best results. Following are the different kinds of arm
lift procedures;

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Mini arm lift

We perform a mini arm lift in case of a small amount of excess skin and fat tissue. We make a small incision in your armpit to remove the loose skin and fat from your upper arm to contour the shape and rejuvenate your appearance.

Standard arm lift

For a standard or traditional arm lift, we make an incision on the inner side of your upper arm from the elbow to your armpit to get rid of the excess sagginess and reshape your arms to a more enhanced contour.

arm fat removal
arm fat removal

Extended arm lift

An extended arm lift is performed when you have lost a huge amount of weight, and now you have excess saggy skin on your arms that is just not going anywhere. Don’t worry! We are here to help you to attain the looks you want. We make an incision starting from your forearm near your elbow that goes all the way to your upper arm and side chest. In the extended arm lift procedure, we contour not only your arm but the side of your chest wall as well to match your stunning new profile.

Causes of Your Sagging Skin

You can get excess skin and fat on your upper arms due to a variety of reasons; aging, weight
fluctuation, and your lifestyle is the most common ones. Basically, with age, the collagen level drops
in our skin which is mostly responsible for our skin integrity and elasticity, resulting in loose skin.
Following are the reasons for grandma’s arms;

Excess Body Fat

Aging

Lifestyle

Genetics

Significant weight loss

Natural body shape

Reduced Activity

Enjoy the Benefits of Arm Fat Removal

At Cosmeticoplasty, we perform Brachioplasty tailored according to your customized need to ensure individual satisfaction and best results. With arm fat removal, you can feel significant changes in your life and the way you look and feel about yourself. We aim to improve your body image and promote positive emotions in you for a healthy and happy life.

Improved looks

Brachioplasty provides you with a dramatic reduction in arm fat, reshaping your appearance and personality so you can enjoy and live fully without worrying about the hanging skin that stops you even from something as simple as waving a friend.

Bye-bye bat wings

No more flabby arms! With Brachioplasty, we remove your hanging fat, tone your loose skin and tighten your underlying soft tissue to get rid of your bat wings, improving your aesthetic appearance resulting in you feeling fabulous about yourself.

Get rid of chafing and irritation with arm fat removal

Having loose skin and excess fat can cause increased sweating, chafing and irritation resulting in skin rashes and discomfort. At Cosmeticoplasty, we perform arm fat removal surgery to get rid of your problems for you and enhance the contours of your arms.

Rekindle your lost confidence with arm fat removal

If your sagging arms make you feel uncomfortable in your skin and you get too self-conscious about it, imagine the freedom and confidence you can achieve with the help of arm fat removal. At Cosmeticoplasty, we understand your struggle and can help you achieve your desired appearance and get rid of the fat and stress for you so you can enjoy your confidence again.

Reshape your looks after major weight loss

After discarding a significant amount of weight, are you noticing excess saggy skin hanging from your upper arms, giving you the undesired look of grandma arms? It happens because, after notable weight loss, your skin is unable to shrink back, leaving bags of skin that hangs down even when your arm is in a resting position. We can remove this skin with Brachioplasty making your arms appear more proportional to the rest of your body.

arm fat removal

With Arm Fat Removal,
Get Your Arms in Better
Shape and Tone.

You can feel the difference in your arms almost immediately after the surgery; however, it takes two to three weeks to clearly note the results. Although you might get some scars but the benefits of your surgery outweigh any scars. At Cosmeticoplasty, Dr Mustehsan Bashir performs arm lift surgery to replace and reshape your grandma arms with a more toned, contoured and slender appearance that you can be happy about.

FAQs

Why is arm lift surgery done?

  • An arm lift is not a weight loss procedure; it aims to remove excess skin and fat from your upper arm that jiggles when you wave.
  • As you get older, the skin on your upper arms becomes loose and saggy.
  • You can get droopy upper arms after losing a significant amount of weight.

Why might you need arm lift surgery? 

You might need to remove extra skin from your upper arms because of;

  • General discomfort
  • Rash and inflammation. This can lead to infection.
  • Hygiene problems
  • Low self-esteem

While exercise and diet can help you improve muscle tone or lose weight, they cannot get rid of excess skin, and arm lift surgery is required.

Are you a good candidate for arm lift surgery? 

You are considered to be a good candidate if you have;

  • Stable and relatively healthy weight
  • Loose upper arm skin
  • Good overall health
  • Realistic expectations from the procedure

How is arm lift different from liposuction? 

Liposuction only removes extra fat, whereas arm lift aims to remove loose and saggy skin; a combination of both is often used for good results.

How to know if you need an arm lift or liposuction alone is sufficient? 

It depends upon the amount of excess skin, fat and skin tone in the area. People who have lost a significant amount of weight typically have stretch marks, poor skin quality and loose and hanging skin, which respond poorly to liposuction alone. People who have good skin tone, no stretch marks and just excess fat in the upper arm are better candidates for liposuction alone.

Can liposuction also be performed with arm lift surgery? 

Yes. If you have excess fat in your upper arm, then liposuction can be combined with your arm lift procedure to generate the best results.

Can other cosmetic procedures be combined with arm lift surgery? 

Yes. Especially people who have lost a considerable amount of weight are typically looking for more than one body contouring procedure, and it is not uncommon to combine some of them to decrease cost and time. An arm lift can be combined with a tummy tuck, liposuction, breast lift, panniculectomy (removing extra skin hanging below the belly button), or thigh lift.

What are the lifestyle changes you need before your arm lift? 

  • If you smoke, you will have to stop smoking 3-4 weeks before your procedure.
  • Try getting into a regular routine with exercise and a nutritious diet plan for weight maintenance before and after your procedure.
  • You will need to temporarily discontinue some medicines and supplements that increase bleeding; therefore, it is important to discuss all the medicines and supplements that you are taking with your cosmetic surgeon.

How to get ready for an arm lift? 

  • Don’t eat or drink anything 12 hours before your surgery.
  • Wear loose clothing, don’t wear any jewellery.
  • You will need to arrange someone who can drive you home and stay with you as you begin your recovery.

Why is it important to stop eating and drinking before the arm lift surgery?

As with any surgical procedure, fasting before the arm lift procedure prevents some complications, including nausea, vomiting, aspiration, infection, and aspiration pneumonia.

What to expect in the recovery period after an arm lift?

  • You will experience some bruising, swelling, and discomfort for a week or two.
  • It’s best to wear a compression garment to minimize swelling and speed up recovery.
  • You will have to avoid strenuous activities, especially those that can stretch your incisions for 4-6 weeks.
  • You can return to work after 2-3 days if your work does not include exhausting physical activities.
  • Avoid lifting your arms above your shoulder level for 3-4 weeks.

Are there visible scars after arm lift surgery?

No. Arm lift surgery is designed to hide scars as much as possible. Scars are located on the inside of your upper arm and are not visible when the arms are down. They can only be seen if your arms are elevated, and you are wearing short sleeve shirt. Scars are not prominent and fade over time.

Do arm lift surgery provides permanent results? 

The arm lift surgery provides long-lasting results, provided that you maintain a stable weight and active lifestyle.

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