What is Arm Lift Surgery?
Many people, particularly after having loss weight, have an excess of loose skin on the upper arm.
Arm lift surgery for men can really raise your esteem and liberates your wardrobe. By reducing the amount of loose, saggy skin on the upper arms they appear firmer, thinner and more youthful.
An Arm lift involves an incision along the back or inside of the arm, extending from the elbow to underarm. The underlying supportive tissue is tightened and reshaped with internal sutures, and finally the skin is smoothed over the new contour.
What results can I expect?
Eradicates chaffing and discomfort caused by excess skin rubbing together
Skin made firmer and improved shape of the body
Improved texture of skin, making body appear more youthful
Frequently Asked Questions about Arms Lifts
Who will do my initial consultation?
Our Consultant Plastic Surgeon
What is the recovery time like?
A arm lift usually takes 2 hours and will require an overnight stay in hospital. You will need to take 5-10 days off work to recover; the exact time will depend on the extent of the surgery.
You can experience discomfort after the procedure, your aftercare will be managed with the support of your Consultant Plastic Surgeon and River Medical Registered General Nurse to ensure you the safest and most comfortable recovery.
A compression bandage is normally worn after the procedure to prevent swelling and facilitate shrinking of the tissue.
How should I prepare for my procedure?
There are a few elements to this: preparation will begin with your initial consultation with our Consultant Plastic Surgeon, you will also meet with one of our Registered General Nurses. They will both go through every aspect of the surgery and your recovery with you.
The Consultant Plastic Surgeon will be available to you right up until your surgery should you wish to see him again.
Why do you not have before and after pictures on the website?
Before and after pictures on websites can be misleading as they may not be patients of the surgeon who will be doing your Arm Lift.
As every person waiting an Arm Lift has completely different expectations it is a much more valuable tool for your Consultant Plastic Surgeon to show pictures of not only Arm Lifts that he as actually done but also show you results you will be likely to receive.