Also known as a 'brachioplasty'
Many women are concerned about sagging of their upper arms with increasing age. If the problem is due to an accumulation of fat, then liposuction may be all that is required. However, if the skin over stretched and there is not a particularly large collection of fat, then an upper arm lift is recommended.
An arm lift (also referred to as brachioplasty) aims to:
For the upper arm lift, long incisions are made along the inner and under surfaces of the arm, often from armpit to elbow (depending on patient preference and circumstance). Excess skin is removed, leaving the patient with a tight and lifted upper arm.