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Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)

Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)

Who Would Want an Arm Lift?

How many of you have spent countless hours at the gym tying to firm up and tone your upper arms only to experience little to no change? If you find that your upper arms don’t fit your sleeves, or hang loosely when you raise your arms chances are you are a candidate for an arm lift or reduction. The usual causes of this are loosening of skin with aging, or changes in your weight.

What Will an Arm Lift Do for Me?

An arm lift, also known as brachioplasty, removes loose skin and excess fat to tighten the arm and reduce its girth. The procedure is designed to improve the appearance of the upper arms so that they no longer resemble what is commonly referred to as “bat wings”. Not only will your clothes fit better but you will feel more confident as you will no longer feel the need to hide your arms!

How Easy is Having an Arm lift?

Brachioplasty is carried out as a day procedure at the McLean Clinic, Dr. McLean’s private Mississauga cosmetic surgery clinic. You are asleep, under general anaesthesia during an arm lift. Incisions and light bandages are strategically placed on the inside of your arm and heal within two weeks. Staples and tubes are not required.

Is There Any Downside to Having an Arm Lift?

All surgeries run the risk of potential complications. For an overview of risks and concerns associated with surgery, please click here. Dr. McLean will provide a thorough review of the risk factors that are specific to you and your chosen procedure.

What Does an Arm Lift Cost?

The cost of an arm lift varies according to what you and Dr. McLean determine is required to give you the look you want with the best results. Your questions and concerns will be addressed personally by Dr. Mclean during an in-depth consultation.

How Can I Make My Arm Lift Even Better?

Arm lifts often go well with other body contouring procedures such as breast lift, liposuction or tummy tuck. The procedure is best for those who plan to keep their weight stable.

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