It's Arm Season: How a Brachioplasty Can Help - Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center

It’s Arm Season: How a Brachioplasty Can Help

With strapless dresses, tank tops, and off the shoulder shirts being at the forefront of your summer wardrobe, the last thing you want is to feel self-conscious when you are in one of these. But if you have a lot of excess skin and fat on your upper arms, then you may not want even to attempt to get into one of these pieces of clothing this summer. Rather than spending your summer sweating in long sleeves, let us help you gain back your self-esteem with a brachioplasty.

What’s a Brachioplasty?

A brachioplasty or an arm lift is a surgical procedure that’s done under general anesthesia to help patients, like you, get rid of excess unwanted fat and skin. If you feel like no matter how hard you diet and workout that you still have excess fat on your upper arms, then a brachioplasty may be the perfect solution for you.

What Is Surgery Like?

During this surgical procedure, Dr. Weinstein will start by making a long incision on the incise of the arm that extends to the elbow. He will then remove excess fat with liposuction, trim excess skin off, tighten supportive tissue, and stitch you back up with absorbable sutures.

What Is Recovery Like?

After surgery, you will be sent into a room to be monitored while your anesthesia wears off. Then, once you go home, we tell all of our patients to keep their compression sleeves on. Although these compression sleeves aren’t the most fashionable thing you have ever worn, they are great at getting rid of pain and swelling at the same time. We also tell our patients to avoid any heavy lifting or strenuous activities for a few weeks after surgery or until Dr. Weinstein gives you the go ahead.

You should feel sexy in your skin and body at all times, but especially in the summer. If you want to learn more about getting a brachioplasty, we are here to help. Contact us at our Chester office and call 908. 879.2222.908-879-2222.

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