Brachioplasty, or an arm lift, is a cosmetic procedure to reshape drooping, sagging skin. The results provide improved contour to the back part of the upper arms—usually from your elbow up. It's often employed after significant or extreme weight loss or when individuals have excess skin hanging from their arms.
Am I a Good Candidate For an Arm Lift?
Ideal candidates include the following individuals who would like to achieve more toned, firm, slim upper arms:
- Have lost weight and has sagging skin and a significant amount of residual fat under the arms.
- Underarm skin has lost its elasticity due to age or heredity.
- Are In good health with relatively stable weight.
- Do not smoke (or can stop smoking for 2-3 months).