You may be dissatisfied with the appearance of your arms following recent weight loss or the development of age-related laxity. If your arms lack the toned and slim contour you’ve always wanted, you may feel the need to hide them. However, rather than concealing your arms, you can undergo arm lift surgery with Dr. Baker to treat excess skin and fat along the arms and restore a firmer and more attractive appearance.
Immediately following your surgery, you will feel groggy from the anesthesia, and you may experience some initial discomfort. You will develop bruising, redness, and swelling that will last between two and four weeks. Additionally, you should sleep with your arms elevated for the first two weeks.
In the initial weeks following your surgery, you should avoid strenuous physical activities, especially lifting. Depending on the level of activity involved in the job, most patients can return to work within two weeks. You may be able to resume your regular exercise routine after three to four weeks with your doctor’s permission.
While Dr. Baker utilizes scar minimizing techniques, there is the chance that scars will be visible. However, most scarring naturally fades over time.
The exact cost of upper arm lift surgery depends on several variables, such as techniques required, facility/anesthesia fees, the number of follow-up visits, and geographic location. During your consultation, Dr. Baker will provide you with a customized estimate.
There may be some post-operative pain, but many patients say this discomfort lasts only three to four days after the procedure. All pain is controlled using oral medication prescribed by your surgeon.