Arm Lift

WHAT IS ARM LIFT SURGERY?


Arm lift surgeries; It is the process of recovery of skin sagging in the upper arm section in tissue sagging or rapid weight gain and loss with age. Tight and young tissue appearance is obtained after arm lift surgery. This situation, which affects the self-confidence of individuals in social life, is eliminated by arm lift operation.

ARM LIFT SURGERY METHOD

The skin tissue surrounding the soft tissues in the body tends to sag with different effects over time. One of these soft tissue areas is the part of the arms between the elbow and the armpit. Arm stretching is a surgical method applied to recover these sagging. The sagging tissues are stretched and a new arm image is obtained.

FOR WHOM IS ARM LIFT APPLIED?

Arm lift surgery is one of the most preferred treatment methods recently, as sagging in the body causes a lack of self-confidence in the individual. This situation, which is usually experienced as a result of excessive weight gain and loss, can also be seen due to genetic or age factors. This procedure, which can be applied to anyone regardless of gender, is often used for women.
People may experience hesitation even in their choice of clothes due to arm sagging. There is a tendency to avoid clothes that leave the sleeves open. In such cases, the problem is solved by surgery. Arm lift operations are a surgical procedure that can be applied to people between the ages of 18-60.

HOW IS ARM LIFT SURGERY PERFORMED?

The operation is performed under anesthesia by Promed Clinic specialists. First of all, necessary examinations are made and anesthesia is applied to the person. Then, the excess fat tissue is removed with the fat removal process, and the arm stretching process is completed by removing the excess skin tissue. The area taken may vary depending on the sagging and the degree of lubrication in the person.

HOW IS THE OPERATION DECIDED?

People with sagging and lubrication in the upper arm area should undergo an examination. As a result of the examination performed by specialist physicians, the degree of sagging in the person is determined. In cases where only the fat removal process cannot solve, the arm lift operation is decided. In arm lift operation, both fat removal and recovery of sagging and skin stretching are applied together. This prevents problems in the post-operative period.

IS THERE A SCAR AFTER ARM LIFT?

The operation is performed by making a thin incision from the inside of the elbow to the armpit. After the stitches are removed, a dressing is done in the hospital once a week. Since it is usually an invisible area, the suture mark here is not very noticeable. Although the scars do not completely disappear, their prominence will decrease within 2 months.

POST-OPERATION HEALING PROCESS

The recovery period after arm lift surgery is shorter when local anesthesia is applied compared to other surgeries. With the recommendation of the specialist doctor, general anesthesia can also be applied in some excessive sagging, in such cases the recovery time may also be affected. The person is asked to stay in the hospital for 1 day.
It is recommended to use an arm corset for the period recommended by the specialist doctor following the surgery. It is an application that helps the subcutaneous tissue to recover more quickly. In addition, in possible pain situations, painkillers can be used with the recommendation of the doctor. The average recovery time is 2-3 weeks. Those who have arm lift surgery should avoid heavy work during this process.

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