Arm Lift in Toledo, OH
The natural effects of aging or weight loss may leave you with excess loose skin on your arms. Arrowhead Plastic Surgeons offers arm lift procedures to patients in Toledo, Maumee, Perrysburg, Bowling Green, Findlay, Sylvania, and the surrounding areas who wish to improve the appearance of the upper arm by removing and tightening the loose skin.
What is an Arm Lift?
An arm lift reduces and removes excess skin and fat from the upper arm while reshaping and toning for a smoother, tighter, and more youthful appearance.
Benefits of an Arm Lift
A patient may seek to have an arm lift procedure performed for many reasons. The benefits of this procedure include the following:
- Tightens the skin around the arm
- Eliminates the sagging skin
- Improves appearance
- Tones arms
- Reduces self-conscious feelings
How is an Arm Lift Performed?
An arm lift is performed under anesthesia, and the type of anesthesia given will be decided by your doctor.
Next, an incision is made. The size and pattern of the incision are based on how much skin is being removed. Incisions will usually go on the inner side of the arm and may extend up to the underarm area.
After the incisions are made, the skin is tightened and reshaped. The outer skin will then be smoothed over, and the skin will be stitched.
Preparing for Your Arm Lift Procedure
To prepare for your arm lift procedure, you will need to follow all of your doctor’s instructions. You may be required to get lab tests done, and you may need to adjust your medication dosage in the days leading up to the procedure. In addition, you may be required to fast prior to receiving the anesthesia.
Arm Lift Recovery
Once the procedure is completed, bandages and surgical dressings are applied to the incision. Your plastic surgeon will give you specific aftercare instructions to follow. Swelling and discomfort may be present for some time after the surgery. Your doctor may provide you with pain medication as well.
How Much Does an Arm Lift Procedure Cost?
The cost of an arm lift procedure varies from patient to patient and not one price will fit everyone. We are happy to explain and discuss your financing options at your initial consultation.
Is an Arm Lift Right for Me?
An arm lift candidate is someone who is in good health and is a non-smoker. In addition, the patient should have upper skin laxity and not be overweight. Most individuals who meet this criteria and are looking to have the procedure done make good candidates.
Why Choose Arrowhead Plastic Surgeons?
Our physicians understand that all patients are unique, and no single procedure fits all patients. With the combination of aesthetic and surgical skills, we have the ability to meet the unique needs of our patients.
What to Expect During Your Consultation
During your consultation, you can expect to go over your medical history with your plastic surgeon in addition to your expectations. Your surgeon will explain the procedure to you, any risks involved, and what to expect for recovery. The consultation is a good time for you to ask any questions or address concerns you have.
A number of people are discovering the benefits of an arm lift procedure to boost their confidence and self-esteem. Contact us today to schedule your consultation!