Arms Lift - Reshaping arms by removing excess skin

Arms Lift - Reshaping arms by removing excess skin

Arms Lift - When and Why

Arm lifts are useful when the patient has accumulated an excessive amount of skin due to aging or dramatic weight loss.
In some cases, when there is an excessive amount of fat the patient will undergo micro-liposuction.

Are arms lifts painful?

Arm lift operations take place under local anaesthetic or sedation and are not painful.

Arms Lifts – When is it possible to restart normal daily activities?

Normal daily activities can be restarted immediately, though the patient should pay attention to not place too much stress on the arms for the first ten days before the stitches are removed.

Summary

  • Anaesthetic: local with sedation or epidural
  • Duration of operation: 45 min
  • Time spent in clinic: 6 hours
  • Number of types of medication: 2-3
  • Recovery period: 7-10 days