UPPER ARM LIFT SURGERY (BRACHIOPLASTY) – ORLANDO, FL
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ABOUT ARM LIFT SURGERY
One big challenge when getting older or losing weight is dealing with excess skin. At Le Contour Aesthetic Surgery, we offer upper arm lift surgery (also called brachioplasty) as an intervention for people who cannot manage to tone or tighten the arm with natural methods. Excess skin from the elbow to the shoulder is very typical, particularly for people who are getting older or have lost significant amounts of weight. An upper arm lift excises this excess hanging skin, sometimes known as “bat wings.” Seasoned plastic surgeon Dr. F. Jorge Gonzalez is very knowledgeable in fat removal and skin tightening procedures. If you want to hear more information about how brachioplasty can change the appearance of your upper arms, please contact us for an appointment at Le Contour Aesthetic Surgery in Orlando, FL.
WHAT TO EXPECT
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How much does arm lift surgery cost?
The total cost for an arm lift will be based on several things. Before he can estimate your costs, Dr. Gonzalez will start with a consultation to understand your concerns and goals. Following this, he will develop your unique surgical plan and break down your costs. In order to make it easier to choose an experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Gonzalez and get the results you want, Le Contour Aesthetic Surgery takes several payments. We will also give you information on low-interest financing.
Can I combine an arm lift with other surgeries?
It’s normal for patients who want an arm lift to create a custom treatment plan with another surgery. This is often known as an upper body lift and can combine liposuction, a breast lift, or tummy tuck. Arm lift surgery is also frequently included in an after weight loss surgery for those who have lost a significant amount of weight and need contouring throughout their body. In your initial consultation with Dr. Gonzalez, complementary surgeries can be talked about so your personal treatment plan matches all your needs and goals.
Will there be scars?
A surgical arm lift needs incisions in order to cut away excess skin, which leads to scars from sutures. However, Dr. Gonzalez will make every effort to place the small incisions in inconspicuous areas. Following your arm lift, creams that help with healing will be suggested along with our tips for minimizing scarring. Dr. Gonzalez also suggests you limit UV exposure for at least one year to protect the scar from becoming discolored. In general, patients consider the overall benefits of an arm lift are worth the minimal scars created.
What results can I expect from an arm lift?
A surgical arm lift is used to remove loose skin and small amounts of fat. You should follow a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a balanced diet to avoid a dramatic change in your weight, which might undo your results. After your lift, as soon as you are recovered and Dr. Gonzalez has given permission, you should start strength training. This is a good way to improve the shape of your upper arms by toning and strengthening the muscles.
Are there nonsurgical treatments to improve my arms?
Although there are a lot of noninvasive skin tightening options, they can only give you small improvements. To correct moderate to severe skin laxity, arm lift surgery is your best choice. In addition to treating loose skin, Dr. Gonzalez uses liposuction on small pockets of fat and smoothens the tissue and remaining skin. If you’re interested in learning about nonsurgical procedures, Dr. Gonzalez can tell you about these in your consultation and then help you choose which fits your goals.