Loose upper arm can be very frustrating. If the patient doesn’t want to perform surgery, then we have non-invasive option to achieve maximum results in skin tightening and arm contouring.

Arm Lift Procedure

Arm lift surgery at Minus Cosmetic Surgery Chennai is particularly popular among patients who have experienced massive weight loss and are dealing with excess and sagging skin on their upper arms. The procedure trims away excess skin, fat and tissue to reveal more slender and sculpted arms. Arm lift surgery is performed under general anesthesia as an outpatient procedure i.e. you will be able to return home on the same day as your surgery. The procedure can last anywhere from one to three hours depending on the amount of tissue that is being removed. Our Doctors may suggest Liposuction technique with the Arm Lift procedure for those who have localized fat deposits on the elbow.

Arm Lift Recovery

As an arm lift patient you should expect swelling, bruising and minor discomfort for a few days after procedure. Our Doctors will provide you with a comprehensive list of post-operative instructions, including keeping the arm elevated, wearing a compression garment, and should be careful to avoid lifting heavy objects for at least six weeks after procedure. There might be scarring from the surgery but will diminish overtime. Our Doctors will see you for post-surgery consultations to monitor the healing process, and is available around the clock to address any concerns that may arise during your recovery period.

Arm Lift Candidates

You may be an arm lift candidate if you are in good general health but are unhappy about the appearance of your upper arms. If you plan to undergo arm lift surgery, you should be at or near your ideal weight as weight fluctuations can hinder the long-term results of surgery. It is also important that you have realistic expectations regarding the outcome of arm lift surgery, and the procedure will help you obtain slimmer arms but only a healthy lifestyle can maintain those results. During your pre-surgery consultation, our doctors will review your health history, motivations for surgery and cosmetic goals to determine if arm lift is right for you.