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What is an Arm Lift and is it Right for You?

Are you self-conscious of your upper arms? Do you choose your clothing based on the ability to hide this area? Do you feel as if your upper arms lack tightness or sag and droop?

This is a common concern among people for a variety of reasons. However, an arm lift can be a viable solution to help you look better and feel more confident about your arms.

Dr. Andrew Lofman specializes in arm lifts in southeast Michigan. If you’d like to wave goodbye to sagging upper arms, keep reading to learn more.

Just what is an arm lift?

An arm lift, or brachioplasty, is an increasingly popular cosmetic surgery treatment that addresses the upper arms.

The purpose of this treatment is to reshape, lift and tighten the upper arm area. Many times, with age, weight loss or simply genetics, the area of the arm that stretches from the elbow to the underarm can become saggy or droopy, with excess skin and/or fat. And, oftentimes, this area is resistant to exercise.

An arm lift corrects this by surgically removing excess skin while also tightening the tissue that supports and shapes the upper arms. This is a customized treatment that can also reduce fat in this area.

Generally, an arm lift is a fairly quick outpatient procedure that is done using general anesthesia. It involves making incisions to remove the extra skin. If necessary, liposuction can be used to remove excess fat, as well. However, sagging skin alone does not respond to liposuction.

Most patients can go home about an hour after the treatment and will need to come back in several weeks for a follow up appointment.

Who is a candidate for an arm lift?

Not everyone is an ideal candidate for an arm lift. If you are not in good health, are a smoker or extremely overweight, you are not a suitable candidate for this treatment.

However, if you are in good health and don’t smoke, an arm lift could benefit you. The best way to learn whether an arm lift is right for you is by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Andrew to discuss your health, cosmetic goals and options.

Cosmetic surgery in Michigan

If you are searching for a trusted plastic surgeon in metro Detroit, Dr. Andrew Lowman could be just who you’re looking for. With an elite education and years of rigorous training, Dr. Andrew is double board-certified and offers unmatched skill and compassion.

As a leading expert in plastic surgery procedures, including body lifts,breast augmentation, male breast reductions, eyelid lift, liposuction, tummy tucks, Botox, dermal filler and more, Dr. Andrew has helped literally thousands of folks achieve the body and confidence they so desire.

Utilizing only the latest and greatest cosmetic surgery techniques and tools, Dr. Andrew remains at the forefront of his industry. He knows that this is key to offering spectacular results to his patients, regardless of their needs.

Are you ready to wave goodbye to sagging arms? Contact Dr. Andrew today to schedule your no-obligation consultation. We look forward to helping you.

26, July, 2018Dr. Andrew Lofman, FACS

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