Arm Lift

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Surgical Arm Lift in Orange County, CA

It is common for people to develop sagging skin and excess fat on their upper arms as they age. This condition can also occur after significant weight loss.

An arm lift (also known as a brachioplasty) is a surgical procedure that slims down the arms, resulting in permanently toned and more youthful-looking arms.

Arm lifts at Qazi Cosmetic Center are performed by Dr. Qazi’s team of experienced board-certified plastic surgeons. Our board-certified plastic surgeon team will use the latest surgical techniques to provide the best, most natural-looking results. After an arm lift, patients can enjoy a new lightness, as well as an overall more fit, youthful appearance.






Why Consider Arm Lift Surgery?

Arm lift surgery, also known as brachioplasty, is a transformative procedure that can improve the shape and tone of your arms. Here in Orange County, our specialists can help you with:.

1. Removing Excess Skin and Fat: Aging, heredity, or weight fluctuations can cause your upper arms to have a drooping, sagging appearance due to excess skin and fat. An arm lift procedure removes this, leaving your arms looking firm and youthful..

2. Toning and Defining: An arm lift can also contour and provide a more defined look to your arms, enhancing your overall physique and boosting your self-confidence..

3. Improving Proportions: If your upper arms feel out of proportion with the rest of your body, an arm lift can help restore balanced body proportions, allowing you to wear sleeveless tops with renewed confidence.

Our Innovative, Pain-Free and Scarless Technique

At our clinic, we take pride in our unique approach to patient comfort and superior results. Our board-certified plastic surgeons in Orange County are experienced in performing arm lift surgeries under local anesthesia, ensuring you feel no discomfort during the procedure. We also employ modern surgical techniques to minimize scarring and promote optimal healing, providing natural, appealing results. In select patients, we can also ensure that this procedure is done as minimally invasive as possible, without a large incision by using cutting edge technology for skin tightening such as Renuvion J-Plasma combined with Morpheus8.

Trust in Our Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons

Choosing the right professionals for a procedure as significant as an arm lift is crucial. Our board-certified plastic surgeons in Orange County bring a wealth of expertise, precision, and artistry to each procedure, offering customized care to match your unique needs.

We conduct a thorough consultation before the procedure to understand your goals and to clarify the process, potential risks, and expected results.

Recovery and Post-Care

Following an arm lift surgery, you may experience some swelling and discomfort, which usually subsides within a week or two. To facilitate your healing, we provide detailed post-operative instructions and support you throughout your recovery. Most patients can return to work within one to two weeks and resume vigorous activities after four to six weeks.

Contact Qazi Cosmetic Center Today for Arm Lift Surgery

Ready to embrace a new, confident you with the help of our expert team? Contact us today to schedule your arm lift surgery consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeons in Orange County. Let us help you reveal your refreshed, youthful contours.

Frequently Asked Questions

An arm lift is designed to fix sagging skin on the upper arms, specifically in the area on the underside of the arms between the elbow and the armpit. The procedure involves effectively removing excess fat and loose skin from that area to reshape the arm for a more toned appearance.

The ideal candidate for an arm lift is anyone who has achieved a stable body weight but still has excess skin on their upper arms, due to aging or weight loss. It is best for patients to have a healthy lifestyle, a positive attitude about the surgery, and the ability to take time off work in order to recover. There is no upper limit on the age of candidates for an arm lift, as long as a doctor deems the patient to be adequately healthy for the procedure.

Yes, arm lifts are highly recommended for men who are in good health and want to improve the appearance of their upper arms.

An arm lift may be right for patients who don’t like the sagging skin on the arms and are prepared for recovery. However, an arm lift is not suitable for people who are significantly overweight, experience weight fluctuations, or have a medical condition that inhibits their ability to heal from surgery. The best way to know for sure is to schedule a consultation at Qazi Cosmetic Clinic.

Before an arm lift, the surgical team requires patients to stop smoking, avoid blood thinning medications, have lab tests done, and stop taking other medications. These are normal precautions to reduce adverse risks during surgery. Patients are also advised to prepare for their recovery; this means arranging for a friend to drive them home after the procedure.

A difference to the size and shape of the arms may be visible immediately after the procedure. It is normal for results to be obscured until the swelling goes down. It will take 6 weeks for patients to resume their normal activities and regain full range of motion. Complete healing can take up to 6 months. The results are final and permanent after the treatment area has completely healed.

After an arm lift, patients shouldn’t shower for 48 hours. Stitches will need to be removed in the first 1 to 2 weeks. Patients must avoid raising the arms over the head for 2 to 4 weeks, as well as avoid any strenuous activities.. Most patients are able to return to normal activities with a full range of motion in 4 to 6 weeks.

The arm lift surgery is designed to be as comfortable and non-invasive as possible. Every procedure is different because each patient has a different body and unique needs. In most cases, the surgical team trims away the sagging skin. However, some patients may first require liposuction to remove excess fat cells from the arms.

Arm lifts are always performed under general anesthesia. Patients report no pain during the procedure itself; however, some discomfort afterwards can be expected. The most common symptoms after an arm lift are swelling, general discomfort, pain near the treatment area, and changes in sensation on the arms.

Yes, an arm lift is permanent. The results of an arm lift will not wear off or fade away. However, it is possible for certain lifestyles to negatively affect the treatment area after the surgery.

Patients most commonly report experiencing normal bruising, swelling, and general discomfort after an arm lift. Other  risks include: infection, bleeding, improper wound healing, blood vessel or muscle damage, necrosis of tissues, fluid build up under the skin, nerve damage, and excessive drainage or irritation from the sutures.

The extent of the scarring after an arm lift will depend on the surgical techniques used and how much extra skin is removed. Advanced surgical techniques can be utilized to hide and minimize scarring. Every patient is unique, so patients must talk to Dr. Qazi and the surgical team to discuss how visible scarring can be minimized.

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