Upper Arm Lift Surgery
Upper Arm Lift plastic surgery is done in men and women to correct the saggy upper arms either due to aging or weight loss. After massive weight loss, your skin tends to lose its elasticity and firmness. Arms are usually a source of concern as they become loose and flabby after weight loss. Upper arm lift plastic surgery removes the excess loose skin and tightens the arms giving them a nice contour.
Our plastic surgeons in India do remove extra fat from the arms through liposuction while doing arm lift, but that alone may not be sufficient. If there is a lot of lax skin, arm lift is the best solution.
The procedure is done under general anaesthesia and takes about 1-2 hours. You would be staying at the hospital for 1 or 2 nights following an arm lift and another week in India. The stay at the hospital is part of the surgical fees that would be quoted to you.
It s advantageous to get arm lift cosmetic surgery abroad in India as you get cheap arm lift plastic surgery as compared to what you would pay for such procedures in UK, US, Canada, Australia or any other Western country.
If you have had massive weight loss following bariatric surgery or otherwise, have loose or excess skin in your arms, you are a candidate for arm lift plastic surgery. The ideal candidate for arm lift is one who is in good physical health, emotionally stable, understands the procedure well and has realistic expectations from the cosmetic surgery.
Arm lift is done in an operation theatre in a hospital setting. The surgeon begins by making an incision, such that it is least visible, at the inner elbow extending towards the armpit and removes the excess skin. Extra fat is also removed with liposuction to give a nice contouring to your arms.
Your arms shall then be tied with the bandages and a compression garment. The surgeon may also put drains to remove the extra fluid. The drainage tubes shall be removed 1-2 days after the procedure.
Recovery & Results
You shall feel pain and discomfort after the arm lift which shall be controlled with medications. The stitches shall be removed after a week. Bruising and swelling will begin to fade after a week and may take upto 8-10 weeks to completely go away. You can return to your routine activities after 10 days, but exercise and strong physical activities should wait for 4-6 weeks.
The surgeon shall advise you to wear the pressure garment for best results for about 4-6 weeks. It is mandatory to wear the compression garment for best results after the surgery.
The results of Arm lift are permanent and quite appreciable. The final results may take time to appear, as the swelling takes time to go. Once the swelling settles, you would feel happy and confident with the new shape of your arms. The results of the arm lift are permanent.
Cost Upper Arm lift surgery
The cost of Arm lift surgery in India varies between 1290 pounds to 1990 pounds. The cost of Arm lift plastic surgery in India depends upon the skill and experience of the surgeon, facility and city where you are undergoing the procedure.
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