Brachioplasty or arm lift
Classification of brachial fat deposits and skin laxity
Group 1: Minimal to moderate subcutaneous fat with minimal skin laxity
Group 2: Generalized accumulation of subcutaneous fat with moderate skin laxity
Group 3: Generalized obesity and extensive skin laxity
Group 4: Minimal subcutaneous fat and extensive
Group 1: Using advanced liposuction and VASER lipo technique without the need for open surgery
Group 2: Using advanced liposuction and VASER lipo technique without the need for open surgery
Group 3: Using advanced liposuction and VASER Lipo technique with skin excision as a crescent from the armpit area
Group 4: Due to the loose and hanging skin, we will perform S shape brachioplasty.
In advanced liposuction method, several 4 mm holes are made in the arm, but in brachioplasty technique, surgery is performed on the inner area of the arm. In brachioplasty surgery, you will be talked about surgical scars.
Duration of surgery
It usually lasts 2 to 4 hours.
It can be performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia and induction of induction IV Sedation.
Inpatient / outpatient status
There is usually no need for hospitalization and you will be discharged within a few hours of the operation.
Possible side effects
In some cases, edema and bruising are local Possible side effects.
- deformed scar line
- upper limb edema
- bleeding, infection
- nerve damage
are some of the possible complications of brachioplasty surgery.
Two days after surgery, bathing is allowed. During the first 48 hours after surgery, place your upper limbs above your heart at rest. In cases of brachioplasty and open surgery, all your stitches can be absorbed and you do not need to pull the stitches. You should use special garment for at least 3 weeks.
If the right technique according to the mentioned grouping is used, the results are amazing and stable.