Arm Lift Surgery (Brachioplasty) Frequently asked questions
Arm Lift Surgery (Brachioplasty) What Should I Know?
Arm lift surgery, also called brachioplasty, is performed at the Manchester Hospital by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Mounir. Arm lift surgery is becoming very popular procedure to get rid of the excess skin from the upper arms. This is often the case when patients have lost a significant amount of weight.
Arm lift surgery can tighten and lift the skin to achieve a toned appearance of the upper arm. The Brachioplasty surgery is the best surgical procedure to reshape the upper arm and treat the excess skin.
If you have lost weight and you are left with loose skin in the upper arm usually Brachioplasty will addresse the excess skin and fat of the upper arms. Dr Mounir may also advise you to consider a liposuction to achieve better results.
Although patients are well aware of the long resulting scars and regardless of the specific cause, women with flaccid skin around the upper arms can seriously see their self-esteem affected negatively to the point of altering how they choose to dress.
Please review the description below to learn more about the experienced Manchester / Liverpool arm lift surgeon, Dr. Abel Mounir, and his treatment strategy.
When Should I consider an Arm Lift?
There is no specific age to have a Brachioplasty or the so-called Arm Lift. If you have lost weight and you the excess skin around your upper arms is bothering you to the point that it is affecting your self-confidence. You should request a consultation with Dr Mounir Plastic surgeon. Please remember that exercise can tone the muscles of the upper arms but unfortunately no amount of push-ups can remove the excess skin.
How Arm Lift surgery is done?
Dr. Mounir prefers deep sedation to perform Arm Lift.
He starts by making small incisions in the armpits and extend it along the inside of the upper arms. He then removes the excess skin and fatty tissue and closes the incisions. Special dressing will be applied at the end of the surgery. The recovery time varies from patient to patient but usually it takes about 3 to 4 weeks before complete healing.
Dr. Mounir is well known to treat all his patients with the utmost attentiveness and respect. His approach helps reduce the anxiety of their Vaser-liposuction patients, and consequently will lead to better cosmetic out come. Dr. Mounir also offers other treatments such tummy tucks, mommy makeover and lower body lift patients.
What Does Arm Lift Cost?
Arm lift surgery is planned during you initial consultation with Dr Mounir Plastic surgeon after discussing with you your expectations and depending on whether you would need other procedures such as liposuction and depending on your unique, the cost of the surgery will be determined.
However, the costs ordinarily associated with arm lift surgery are: the plastic surgeon’s fee, the anesthesiologist’s fee and the operating room cost