When you think of beautiful arms celebrities like Madonna, Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz or Michelle Obama may come to your mind. Of course, who wouldn’t be envious of their trimmed, toned and tight upper arms?
While some can be inspired to hit the gym and get shapely arms, for others exercise is not enough. For them an arm lift or brachioplasty may be a good option.
An arm lift that is successfully performed can make your arms go from ‘flab’ to ‘fab’. A sculpted upper arm will nicely complement your silhouette and your outfit. Today’s technology has made arm lift in Dubai a very safe and effective cosmetic procedure with minimal risk of scarring.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons it is one of the top four most popular plastic surgery procedures perfomed following dramatic weight loss. This is because people who experience massive weight loss are left with hanging skin on the arms. Thin people may also having sagging upper arms due to ageing or genetics. Doing regular exercise like pilates and strength training will not help them get rid of the excess skin that develops in the area.
Prior to the surgery your surgeon for arm lift in Dubai will provide you with all the necessary precautions. You may need to:
The procedure typically takes one to three hours depending on the extent of the surgery. The surgery may be performed with local anaesthesia with sedation to leave you awake yet not fully aware, or with general anesthesia.
For people with smooth skin and only a small amount of extra flab, lipsuction would suffice. The arm lift procedure would be more appropriate for those with excessive areas of fat below the arms, poor quality and sun damaged skin.
At first the surgeon will make incisions on the inside or back of your arm. The pattern of incision will vary according to the needs of the surgery and the surgeons own preference of treatment.
Incisions usually extend from the underarm to right above the elbow.
If you only have a small amount of sagging skin near the armpit you will be a candidate for minimal incision arm lift.
For people who have lost a massive amount of weight, and have more sagging skin an incision is made that runs from the elbow to the armpit and into the side of the chest.
After the incision is made the extra fat is removed with liposuction. Extra skin is trimmed, tightened and stitched with absorbable stitches that are removed a week after the surgery.
At this point your skin will feel smooth upon the new contour of your arm.
Some swelling, bruising and mild discomfort is likely after the procedure:
In order to minimize your risks maximize your satisfaction with the results of the arm lift in Dubai it is important to choose a qualified, trained and experienced plastic surgeon with state of the art technology.