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Arm Contouring Surgery
Arm Contouring Surgery, Toned, tight, and firm are words to describe the arms of celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Obama, and Madonna. Sometimes, exercise only takes us so far, and we still do not have the results we desire. Have you had significant weight loss or noticed saggy upper arms due to age? You may be interested in an arm contouring procedure.
Arm contouring is also known as an “arm lift”. It is a procedure that transforms your arms from “flab” to “fab.” Plastic surgeons may use liposuction, contouring liposuction arm but it can also be performed without liposuction.
The result is trim, tight upper arms. It gives you a look you desire that cannot be obtained through exercise alone.
Techniques used by the plastic surgeons at Revive are safe with minimal scarring.
Arm lifts are one of the most popular surgeries requested after significant weight loss. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 18,000 arm lift procedures were performed in 2019.
People often have a significant amount of skin sagging after weight loss. Also, some candidates experience sagging simply due to age and genetics. It is incredibly frustrating for some who exercise regularly yet still cannot achieve their desired look.
But through arm contouring surgery, many of these patients finally achieve their goal of toned, beautiful upper arms by shinemdmedspa
The best candidates include:
Those at a healthy, stable weight
Significant skin sagging
No serious, underlying medical conditions
Realistic expectations of procedure results
How can I prepare for my arm contouring procedure?
You will receive pre-op instructions from your plastic surgeon at Revive. It is suggested you quit smoking several weeks before the procedure as it can delay wound healing.
Certain medications can increase bleeding so will need to be discontinued, including:
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen, naproxen)
Certain vitamins and supplements
A healthy diet full of protein can also help promote healing after the procedure.
What can I expect during the procedure for arm contouring in Houston?
The procedure takes approximately 1-3 hours. The surgeon places you under general anesthesia and makes an incision either in the back or inner part of the arm.
Excess fat is removed, sometimes using liposuction. Underlying tissues are tightened and contoured to give you the shape you desire. The extra skin is removed using techniques that will result in minimum scarring.