Arm Lift Surgery (Brachioplasty) Process
Frequently Asked Questions
Arm lift surgery Candidates must be in good health and have realistic expectations. You may consider arm lift surgery if you have hanging or excess arm skin that is unsightly or causes painful irritation. However, arm lift surgery may not be right for you if you have had a mastectomy or operations in the axillary lymph nodes.
The risks associated with arm lift surgery in healthy candidates are generally mild. Bleeding and infection are risks with any surgery, but these can be minimized by following post-operative care instructions. Additionally, fluid accumulation may occur, but this is rare.
Once you have received approval from Dr. Baker, you can resume all your regular exercise routines. You may feel some initial soreness, but this will alleviate over time. Most patients shouldn’t have problems building arm muscle through weight training.