Arm reduction or Brachioplasty, also known as “arm lift” or “arm tuck” is a procedure recommended for patients who have excess amounts of loose skin hanging from their arms. This typically happens after a person has lost a substantial amount of weight, also with age skin is not as elastic as it used to be and even with the help of exercise, it won’t be able to snap back.
What is Arm Reduction Surgery
Arm reduction can help tremendously for someone who has lost weight and want to achieve a complete tone looked. Losing weight and having extra skin just hang can give some people sagging or a batwing look making them feel uncomfortable. If the patient has excess fat they want to get rid of this procedure can be done in combination with arm liposuction. There are two types of arm lift Los Angeles that can be done depending on the patient.
Upper Arm Lift:
An upper arm lift or also known as a traditional arm lift is for patients who have a large amount of loose skin under their arms. The incision typical goes from the armpit to the elbow but it all varies depending on the case of a patient. Dr. Shamloo uses different techniques to make this scar as least visible as possible.
Mini Arm Lift:
This procedure is for patients who do not have a large amount of excess skin to be removed. Since less skin and tissues will be taken the incision is smaller than one left from a tradition arm lift. During your consultation, Dr. Shamloo will decide which is more appropriate for you.
Benefits of Arm Reduction Surgery
This procedure comes with many benefits to the patient,
- Visual aesthetic of the arms
- Removing excess skin and tissues, giving a more toned effect
- Wear sleeveless clothes
- Self-confidence and self-esteem boost
If you are contemplating an arm tuck in Los Angeles and aren’t sure we suggest you head over to Arm Reduction Before and After gallery to see the results for yourself.
Am I the Right Candidate for Arm Reduction Surgery
Ideal candidates who have excess fatty tissues, loose and hanging skin as well as:
- Weak skin elasticity
- Deflated or “batwing” appearance of arms
- Have reached or are close to your ideal weight
- In good health
- Realistic expectations
Call Dr. Shamloo office today to schedule a consultation to get a more detailed explanation tailored for your needs and aesthetic goals.
Dr. Shamloo is The Right Choice
Dr. Shamloo and his team are highly trained professionals and want the best results for their patients. When searching plastic surgery Los Angeles, several doctors and all kinds of information turn up. Dr. Shamloo is among the best plastic surgeons in Los Angeles, he is double qualified with numerous achievements and certifications. Alongside his team, Dr. Shamloo wants to ensure the best quality for his patients from the start of the consultation and even after the patient is home recovering. He would like all your needs and expectations to be met.