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Brachioplasty: The Body Sculpting Benefits of an Arm Lift

BrachioplastyBrachioplasty, commonly known as an arm lift, is an effective surgical procedure aimed at reshaping and sculpting the upper arm.

It targets the region extending from the underarm to the elbow, eliminating any excess, drooping skin. This excess tissue can be the result of factors such as extreme weight loss, sun damage, aging, or even hereditary components. If you’ve been longing for a confident and elegant appearance, an arm lift might be your perfect solution.

How the Procedure Works

An arm lift is more than a simple cosmetic treatment; it’s a carefully crafted procedure designed to rejuvenate and reshape your arms. Performed in a state-licensed, Nationally Accredited Ambulatory Surgical Facility, the arm lift procedure takes approximately two to three hours. The process involves the removal of excess skin and fatty tissue, often complemented with liposuction techniques to reduce arm circumference and create a smooth transition with adjacent areas. Thanks to intravenous sedation and local anesthesia, the procedure is comfortably performed. Post-operative compression garments facilitate optimal skin re-draping, and most individuals return to routine activities within five to seven days.

What Are the Benefits?

Brachioplasty offers a range of unique benefits that lead to a significant enhancement in self-confidence. By restoring a smooth, tapering arm contour, the procedure can make you feel more comfortable wearing sleeveless or short-sleeve garments. No longer do you need to hide your arms or feel conscious about them. An arm lift provides a proportionate appearance that can reignite the joy and self-assurance you feel in your own body.

Comparison With Other Procedures

Excess skin and fat in the upper arms are common problem areas that can be difficult to address through procedures other than arm lifts.

Unlike liposuction, which mainly focuses on fat removal, brachioplasty also tightens and smoothes the underlying supportive tissue. Compared to non-surgical skin-tightening procedures, brachioplasty offers more dramatic and long-lasting results.

While procedures like CoolSculpting can reduce fat, they may not adequately address sagging skin. In other words, brachioplasty offers one of the best solutions for reshaping the upper arms.

Schedule a Consultation Today

If you’re considering an arm lift, contact Keystone Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Kimmel and his team are proud to serve patients in Pennsylvania, providing personalized care that reflects your needs.

Call Robert M. Kimmel, MD, FACS, PC, at their Pottsville office (570) 622-2900, their Hazelton office (570) 455-4252, or contact them online. Beautifully sculpted arms are just a consultation away.

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