Arm Lifts on the Rise!

It is no surprise that arm lift surgery (also known as Brachioplasty) is on the rise! In 2012 alone, 15,000 brachioplasty procedures were performed in the U.S. compared to just 300 in the year 2000. You may be wondering, why the increase in interest for arm lifts and is it right for me?

BrachioplastyIncreasingly, patients are becoming more aware of the way their arms look. With sleeves rising higher and higher and the rest of the body becoming more toned, healthy and attractive, both women and men are looking for that added touch of perfection that can be provided by an arm lift. In fact, as we become more fit, we tend to find excess skin increasing, especially in areas such as the upper arms where weight loss is common. The only way to deal with that excess skin is by surgical removal.

Brachioplasty starts out just like any other cosmetic procedure, with a thorough check of your health history and examination of the “problem” zones. We will take into consideration all aspects of your arm shape and size, including where extra skin, fat and muscles are located.

Then we will move into the planning stage where we come up with a plan together on how to improve the contour of your arms by the strategic removal of selected tissues.

The bottom line is that sometimes it is the weight loss itself that causes additional cosmetic needs. If you have taken great care of your body in terms of exercise and diet and now have extra skin to content with, whether it is in the abdominal region or under the arms, give us a call to find out how we can help you get closer to that perfect body you are striving for.