Arm Lift Surgery in Birmingham, AL
The skin on the arms can become lax after significant weight loss or weight fluctuations. Skin laxity can also be a result of aging and loss of muscle tone. Arm lift surgery, or brachioplasty, reshapes the arm from the elbow to the shoulder. During this procedure, excess skin and fat of the arms are removed to restore more youthful contours. Arm lift surgery is ideal for those with loose skin following significant weight loss or aging. Most patients who choose this procedure are unable to achieve their desired arm tone and definition through diet and exercise.
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What Are the Benefits of Arm Lift Surgery?
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Tighter Arm Skin
Significant weight loss, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, and the natural aging process cause the breakdown of tissues, which often results in loose and sagging skin on the upper arms. Arm lift surgery reduces loose skin that droops downward and contributes to the appearance of “bat wings.” During this procedure, the skin is surgically trimmed along an incision on the inner arm to reveal a tighter and smoother surface on the upper arm.
More Toned Arms
Men and women experience tissue laxity and fat development in the upper arms for many reasons, including genetics and lifestyle choices. Arm lift surgery tightens the supportive tissues and removes localized pockets of fat so that your arms have a more defined and toned look. Patients will experience lasting tone and definition by maintaining a stable weight and living a healthy lifestyle after the surgery.
Improved Physical Comfort
Loose skin and pockets of fat on the arms are not only aesthetic concerns, but they can also cause physical discomfort. Excess skin often causes chafing or rashes in the arm area, and snug clothing may restrict movement, affecting physical comfort. These limitations also result in the inability to wear many styles of clothing. Arm lift surgery reduces the arm circumference and removes excess skin to restore comfort.