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● Abdominoplasty ● Augmentation Rhinoplasty ● Blepharoplastry ● Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) ● Breast Augmentation ● Breast Lift ● Breast Reduction ● Chin Augmentation ● Ear Tuck Surgery (Otoplasty) ● Facelift ● Forehead Lift / Brow Lift (Classical or Endoscopic) ● Liposuction ● Neck Lift ● Reduction Rhinoplasty ● Teeth Whitening
Length of the Procedure:
|3 to 4 hours|
|Type of Anesthesia:||General or Local Anesthesia|
||Back to work: 2 weeks (normal activities)|
||Chest X-ray, Complete Blood Count, Bleeding time, Clotting time (Pro time)|
|Pre-OP Procedures:||No Alcohol, Vitamin E, Aspirin (and other blood thinners), Herbal drugs & teas.|
||Suture removal 7 to 14 days|
What is an Arm Lift?
An Arm Lift or Brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure to remove loose skin and excess fat deposits in the upper arm or to correct what is called “Bat Wing Deformity.”
Who are best candidates for an Arm Lift?
Men and women with loose upper arms (Bat Arms) due to weight loss
What to expect?
Moderate to severe discomfort (3 – 8 days)
Swelling (4 – 8 weeks)
Scars from elbow to armpit
What are the risks?
Any surgical procedure carries certain risks and possible complications. Your surgeon will discuss these risks with you during your consultation. Some of the potential complications are:
- Seroma / fluid collection
- Skin death due to poor circulation aggravated by smoking and obesity