Also known as Brachioplasty, this procedure can reduce excess or sagging skin, tightens, and smooths underlying skin tissue. These lifts on the arm can also reduce the visibility of fat pockets on the upper arm. Common causes of drooping or sagging arms are fluctuations in weight, aging, and genetics.
Arm Lift or Fat Reduction Considerations
Each year thousands of individuals undergo successful arm lift surgery, experience no major problems, and are happy with the results. General candidates considered for arm lift surgery have the following:
- Significant skin laxity of the upper arm
- Relatively stable weight and is not significantly overweight
- Individuals with realistic outlooks and expectations
- Healthy candidates with no medical conditions that will impair healing or increase the risk of surgery
For more information on our arm lift and fat reduction procedures, reach out to Dr. Angeles and the Bend Plastic Surgery team.