Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)

Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)

An arm lift is a surgical procedure to reduce loose, sagging skin from the upper arm. This excess skin can be caused by significant weight loss or from the effects of ageing.

An arm lift (also called brachioplasty) can dramatically lift and reshape the upper arm to give you an improved body contour and a more younger looking appearance. The majority of arm lift patients successfully achieve an improved appearance.

During your consultation, Mr Timms will discuss expectations and realistic results available with your individual circumstances. Mr Timms encourages you to make fully informed decisions prior to proceeding with any surgery.

Post Operative Care

During Your Hospital Stay

  • pain relief will be prescribed for you by the anaesthetist during your stay in hospital. We will assist you in organising a post operative compression garment which you will be advised to wear for 6 weeks.

Activity

  • REST is very important post operatively. You will be advised to avoid driving for 2-4 weeks and strenuous exercise for up to 6 weeks.

Appointments

  • we will organise a post operative appointment for you 7-10 days after surgery at which time the dressings will be removed, sutures will be trimmed and new dressings/tapes will be applied. We will discuss scar management at this appt. Mr Timms’ nurse is available Mon-Fri for appointments and to discuss any questions or concerns you may have.