As we age, our skin starts to lose elasticity. This can cause loose, hanging skin on the upper arms as well as excess fat that resists diet and exercise. Excess fat and skin on the upper arms can often make a person feel self-conscious and uncomfortable wearing certain articles of clothing. A Brachioplasty can be performed to restore a more toned appearance to the upper arms.
With Brachioplasty Orange County patients can expect to correct:
At our practice in Orange County Brachioplasty is performed to reduce sagging skin and excess fat from the upper arm area. This involves the removal of excess skin and fat through an incision. Leftover skin is tightened and shaped to provide a flattering and defined arm contour.
A Brachioplasty is most common among patients who have lost a significant amount of weight. After significant weight loss, patients often choose to combine procedures such as breast lift surgery, tummy tuck surgery, and thigh lift surgery with an arm lift. By combining one or more procedures, patients can achieve an overall total body makeover. They can feel confident again with a body that is toned and skin that is tight and smooth.
A: Good candidates for brachioplasty have significant upper arm skin laxity they want to diminish. In addition, ideal candidates should be in good health and have realistic expectations of the procedure.
Answer: Some of the Brachiplasty risks include:
A: Some pain and discomfort will be associated with the procedure; however, pain medication will be prescribed to alleviate the symptoms.
A: It is important to take the time to rest and follow your doctor’s instructions after Brachioplasty surgery. This will ensure the best recovery possible. In addition, do not drink alcohol and do not smoke cigarettes for two weeks before and two weeks after the procedure. It is important to keep wounds clean and take medications given to you by your doctor to aid in the healing process.
A: According to the 2014 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the average brachioplasty is $3,936. This cost can vary depending on the surgeon’s experience, geographic location of surgery, anesthesia, and other related expenses.
A: No smoking four weeks before or after having an arm lift.
A: Yes, arm lift surgery can be done in our office under general anesthesia.
Embrace Comfort & Convenience
Dr. Michael A. Jazayeri, a distinguished plastic surgeon in Santa Ana, California, strongly advocates for patient comfort and safety during all procedures. His comprehensive approach to patient care includes using local anesthesia for various surgical procedures.
Local anesthesia is a type of anesthetic used to numb a specific area of the body where a surgical procedure will be performed. It allows the patient to remain awake and comfortable while avoiding the potential risks and side effects associated with general anesthesia. In Dr. Jazayeri's hands, an array of procedures can be carried out under local anesthesia, often leading to quicker recovery times and lower complication rates. These procedures include many facelifts, liposuctions, neck lifts, Brazilian butt lifts (BBLs), mini tummy tuck and, in certain cases, even breast and arm lift.
By taking advantage of local anesthesia's potential, Dr. Michael A. Jazayeri strives to make cosmetic and reconstructive surgery more accessible, comfortable, and patient-centered. His commitment to this safe anesthesia approach in Santa Ana, California, signals a new era in plastic surgery where patient comfort and safety are at the forefront.
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