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Home Denver Plastic Surgery Flabby Arms? An Arm Lift Can Help!

December 30, 2018

Arm lift denver co | emmett plastic surgeryIf you have drooping, saggy, or unshapely upper arms, an arm lift may be a great option for you. At Emmett Plastic Surgery we can give your appearance a boost by addressing your upper arm concerns. By tightening your upper arms and decreasing upper arm size we can help you feel more confident in your appearance. An arm lift, also known called brachioplasty, is a procedure that reduces loose skin and extra fat that has accumulated in the upper arm area. As we age, skin will become less elastic and begin to feel flabby. An arm lift can help reshape your upper arms. Read on to learn if you are the right candidate.

Determining if you are the right candidate

Most people are qualified to get an arm lift, but here are some points to consider to decide if an arm lift is a good fit for you. First, you need to have a stable weight and cannot be extremely obese. It is important to have reasonable expectations about what an arm lift can do for you. if you are in general good health, healing will be quicker and easier.

Certain medical conditions can decrease your body’s ability to heal or could make an arm lift an unwise decision. It is also important that you are a non-smoker and can be dedicated to living a healthy life for proper maintenance post surgery. An arm lift requires consistent healthy choices with eating and dieting. If you have diminished muscle in the upper arm or weakness, an arm lift will not fix that.

Healing after an arm lift

After your arm lift procedure, your upper arms will be covered with a dressing to protect the incisions. They will also be wrapped in a bandage to diminish the chance of swelling and support your arms as they heal. It is normal to have bruised or swollen arms after your surgery.

Arrange your consultation

To learn more about what an arm lift can do for you, contact Emmett Plastic Surgery today at 03-955-7545. We look forward to answering your questions.