One of the most frustrating and challenging parts of the body to lose weight are the arms. Specifically the skin underneath your upper arms. A healthy diet and exercise can benefit your body in many places, but parts of your body can remain entirely unaffected by all your hard work. Many people turn to arm lifts to reach that final step in obtaining their ideal physique. Get the best arm lift Beverly Hills has to offer with us!
Dr. Kapoor and Dr. Schlenker provide the latest cosmetic surgeries to help minimize scarring and tighten up loose skin. Firmer arms and soaring confidence are always the end goals. You will experience personalized treatment, natural results, and a taste of the top plastic surgery in Beverly Hills.
During your first consultation, you will have the opportunity to discuss specifics about the arm lift procedure. The doctors will ask you general questions about your medical history. This will determine if you are an appropriate candidate for an arm lift. If you have any concerns about the surgery, it is best to ask as many questions as possible. This will equip the doctor with useful information and help you to feel confident about your procedure. Your doctor will examine your arm, and together, you will develop a treatment plan that addresses your specific concerns.
The procedure takes approximately three hours to contour both arms. Your doctor will use general anesthesia along with numbing injections to control post-operative pain. The incisions will start either near the armpit or lower on the arm, depending on the amount of tissue that needs removing. The vertical incision will continue to the elbow. The doctor will use a hollow stainless-steel tube, called the cannula, with the assistance of a powerful vacuum. These tools will remove all pockets of fat to redefine and contour your arms.
You will receive bandages and elastic wraps for your arms and be prescribed pain medication. Medication which may only be necessary for a few days depending on the healing process. There will be a scar extending from the armpit down to the elbow that rests out of sight either along the inside of the arm or along the back of the arm. After the first week, patients can return to work and light activities. However, refrain from any exercise activities or heavy lifting for approximately six weeks. This ensures a gentle and natural healing process.
VISHAL KAPOOR, M.D.
DR.ROBERT E. SCHLENKER M.D.FACS
Board Certified Plastic Surgeons
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An arm lift, also known as brachioplasty, reshapes the underside of the upper arm by reducing excess skin from the underarm region to the elbow. The procedure involves tightening the underlying supportive tissue to define a better shape to the upper arm. It also reduces contained pockets of fat in the upper arm region.
People can fluctuate in weight throughout their life and simply gain weight due to age or heredity. The upper arms can start to have a drooping appearance because of this. The loose skin and fat affect how people perceive themselves. Their confidence and self-esteem may suffer no matter how healthy their diets are or how much they exercise. This condition may not be corrected any other way.
Ideal candidates include adults who have elasticity in their excess upper arm skin are maintaining a stable weight. This will help ensure the success of the procedure. You should be in good health and have no medical conditions that can impair the healing process or put you at risk during surgery. It is also crucial to have a positive outlook while maintaining realistic expectations.
Patients can usually return to work within two weeks, depending on the healing process. You will receive bandages, and your arm will be put in an elastic wrap to minimize the swelling.