Upper arm lift or Brachioplasty
- Our Clinical Practice in Arm lift Surgery
- Get Educated in Brachioplasty
- Get Ready For the Big Day (Before, During & After)
- The Arm Lift Surgery Package
- The Long Term Result of Arm Lift Operation
- Arm Lift Surgery Photo Gallery
Get Educated in Brachioplasty
The Surgery: Brachioplasty or arm lift is a surgical procedure to remove the loose skin and excess fat deposits in the upper arm to tighten the skin. With age, the upper arm can become loose and flabby. In some cases, liposuction of fat deposits is done alone or in conjunction with an arm lift to enhance the results.
The Incision Site: The surgical incision runs from near the arm pit to the elbow joint. This long scar on the inside of the upper arm stay permanently; however, the effect wears off with time.
Get Ready For The Big Day (Before, During & After)
24 hours after Operation: The arms are kept elevated and plasters are left in placed for a week. You will be advised to wear compressive arm garments for 2 – 3 weeks.
On the 2nd Day: Your wound will be dressed and drains will be taken out and you will be discharged from the hospital when you are feeling well.
On Discharge: You will be given a written instruction on when to take your antibiotics, anti-inflammatory and analgesic pills and you’ll be advised on the date of your follow-up visit.
5 - 7 days After: Your follow-up visit and removal of stitches. You are expected to stay in Phuket for at least 7 – 10 days to recuperate well. Avoid activities that will increase your blood pressure for 1 week.
1st – 2nd Week After: You will be asked to avoid swimming and only light exercise. Pain may vary however can be controlled by medications. You should avoid physical exertion for 2-3 weeks in order to permit undisturbed wound healing combine with compressive arm garments to enhance lymphatics drainage of the upper arm.
2 months After: Scarring should be less noticeable. However when the scar is still prominent, it can be treated with injections to improve the redness and bulging.
The Arm lift Surgery Package : THB
Full payment of the operating expenses must be paid in full before the operation. This package is applicable for elective, uncomplicated patients only.
The Long Term Result of Arm Lift Operation
A visible result of arm lift can be observed within 4 – 6 weeks when all the swelling subside. Like any surgical procedure, arm lift surgery is also associated with certain number of risks and complications despite maximum care. Complications with arm lift include infection, bleeding, poor wound healing resulting in conspicuous scars. Smokers are advised to discontinue smoking three weeks prior surgery, as smoking increases the risk of complications and delay wound healing by alternating blood circulation in the skin. Our team takes every precaution possSible to prevent and minimize the risks of surgery. However, much of the responsibility for risk avoidance rests with you as well.
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