Arm Lift

The Advantages of Arm Lift or Brachioplasty Procedures

Brachioplasty or arm reduction surgery is for people who did a weight loss program and their arms became saggy with left over skin after a large amount of weight loss. This procedure is also utilized for older individuals who have lost the firmness on their arms.

We have some of the best surgeons for Brachioplasty cosmetic surgery available.They know the process when it comes to Brachioplasty and they can get it done perfectly. They can give you a slim look and better arm.


Brachioplasty surgery types:

There are two types of Brachioplasty surgeries. There is the simple Brachioplasty surgery which is done for young children that has excessive amount of skin. The extended Brachioplasty surgery which targets the armpits and chest and this is for older people who have their arms have excess skin.

Selfie Plastic Surgery is offering you surgeries for arm lift but it will depend on the patient, what body type you have. A mini arm lift procedure if you want a small amount of loose skin is what you wanted to remove.


How to prepare before surgery:

There are a few things to do before you go for operation which is prepping yourself first. The first you thing you need to do before anything else is to call the medical center we have nearby you. Then you need to go there so that they can check you out for your bill of health. They need to check you if you are a good candidate for the surgery. They will advise you on which types of foods, drinks and medications you can take before surgery. Also you need to stop smoking.


Traditional arm reduction surgery results:

This is a traditional way of arm reduction surgery and it has to be done like the usual. It proceeds as they draw some lines on the areas to be removed. Then it comes to sedation of the patient by local anesthesia then they make a small incision along the inner side of the arm from the armpit to the elbow. This takes out excess fat and skin of the arm. This lasts for about 1 – 2 hours. Bands will be placed around the upper arm for prevention of swelling.


Laser liposuction and arms reduction:

Selfie Plastic Surgery is proud to announce that they are using laser technology to do liposuction because this method is quick and painless. First they have to mark the areas needed to do the operation then a little local anesthesia for sedation. Some small incisions are done on your arm so that the solution of sedatives and analgesics would flow in there. During this stage, they would do the process of the laser arm liposuction to remove the excess fat and then let those fats flow out from the incisions. After the process they will wrap the area with bandages. This procedure lasts for 1 – 2 hours.


What happens after surgery?

After the surgery which was the arm reduction procedure, you will be wearing compression bandages which you will be wearing for a couple of weeks. This helps in reducing the swelling and the fluid accumulation after the surgery. After the surgery the patient needs to be at home without doing anything much at all. Let the family members do the heavy work for them. Also they need their arms raised. The areas that got operated on can accumulate bacteria after a while so they need to be washed from time to time which is at least twice a day. You can take drugs from what the doctor prescribed to lessen the pain. It might take 2 weeks for it to go away. After 4 to 5 weeks depending on your recovery rate, you can go back to work. After a month you can do some heavy lifting or some physical exercise.

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