Brachioplasty / Arm Reduction

brachioplastySurgery Overview:

  • General Anesthesia preferred
  • Surgical Time 1.5 – 2 hours
  • Incision is placed on the inside of the upper arm to hide this
  • Out patient / Same day surgery
  • Pain = Moderate
  • Arms are kept in a compress garment for 2 – 4 weeks
  • Time off work = days – 2 weeks
  • Incisional scars improve over a few years
  • Liposuction is an alternative if there is little loose skin
  • Most commonly performed for excess skin after weight loss

For Brachioplasty/Arm Lift Surgery with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Call the Thousand Oaks Plastic Surgeon Dr. Costanzo at (805) 373-9919

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