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Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)

Following weight loss, the upper arm skin typically sags significantly. Removal of skin and some fat can tailor the upper arm so that it fits better in clothing and reduces chafing along the chest.

Brachioplasty, commonly known as an arm lift, is a surgical procedure designed to reshape and improve the contour of the upper arms. This treatment specifically targets sagging skin and excess fat that can accumulate between the underarm region and elbow due to factors like significant weight loss, aging or genetics. The goal of brachioplasty is not only aesthetic improvement but also functional enhancement by reducing discomfort during physical activities caused by excessive skin.

The Basics

The process involves making incisions on either the inside or back of your arms depending upon individual needs assessed through pre-surgical consultations with a plastic surgeon. Through these incisions, unwanted fat may be removed via liposuction while loose skin will be trimmed away before tightening what remains for smoother contours around newly defined muscles beneath them—resulting in more toned-looking limbs overall after recovery from surgery which typically takes several weeks until full results are visible post-healing period.

Who is a good candidate?

People opt for brachioplasty when they feel self-conscious about their drooping upper arm tissues—and desire firmer looking appendages, especially if lifestyle changes such as diet control & exercise haven’t yielded satisfactory outcomes alone. It’s particularly popular among those who’ve undergone massive weight losses where natural elasticity wasn’t enough keep up with body transformations experienced.

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