Arm lift is basically a surgical procedure that aims to remove excess fat from the arms, tighten loose and sagging skin, and remove any excess skin that may cause the shape of the arms to be inconsistent with the rest of the body. . or distort the aesthetic view of the arm area.
There are many reasons that lead to sagging arms including advanced age, severe obesity followed by weight loss, eating lots of unhealthy foods that allow fat to accumulate in different areas of the body; Certain hormonal causes can also lead to sagging in the arm area, such as increased estrogen in women during pregnancy and childbirth.
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Arm lift techniques

  1. Non-Surgical Arm Lift (vaser): The vaser technique is the latest technology used in the arm lift procedure as it breaks down the fat in the targeted area using the vaser device.
  2. Surgical arm lift: The skin is tightened by surgery when the sagging is severe, so the size of the skin is surgically reduced and the excess skin is cut by opening an incision in the arm and then closing it again after tightening the incision in the form of a sag, extended incision).
  3. Ultrasound: It depends on the use of ultrasound energy, to target the area from which the fat needs to be removed, and works to melt it away, and then liposuction is performed.

Before the arm lift operation

  • Stop smoking before the arm lift procedure (1 to 2 months)
  • Stop taking aspirin, ibuprofen and certain vitamins before the operation (two weeks – one month), which can cause bleeding during the operation.
  • Do not use any body lotion on the day of the operation.
  • Abstain from stimulants, green tea and alcohol.
  • Fast for 8 hours before surgery.

Arm lift steps

  • As with all surgeries, the first step is anesthesia. In arm lift surgery, general anesthesia is required.
  • The doctor makes the surgical incision. The incision is made under the armpit, and its size and length depend on the amount of fat and skin to be removed during the operation.
  • The desired cosmetic procedure is performed, whether it is skin tightening and arm wrinkle removal only or arm liposuction followed by a skin tightening procedure.
  • The doctor closes the incision, puts bandages on the arms and the patient enters the recovery phase and waits for the results.

After the arm lift operation

The patient may leave the hospital several hours after the operation, and the dressings and drainage tube are usually removed the day after the operation, the patient may experience bleeding which will resolve within two weeks, in addition to swelling that gradually decreases. The patient should follow the directions and directions to get the best results and speed up the healing process without risk or harm. From these instructions:

  • Do not practice any sports activity and avoid any extra effort for at least two months after the operation.
  • Commitment to wearing compression splints for at least 6 weeks after the operation.
  • Avoid exposure to high heat for at least two weeks after the operation so that the arms are not exposed to infections.
  • Complete rest for two weeks after the operation.
  • Commit to regularly taking doctor-prescribed medications and antibiotics.

Risks of Arm Lift Surgery

An arm lift procedure is associated with many risks, including:

  • Infection in the surgical incision.
  • Hemorrhage.
  • Scars at the wound site.
  • Hypersensitivity to anesthetics.
  • Decreased ability to feel.