5 benefit of getting Arm lift surgery

  • Get rid of excess fat and skin
  • Change in tone and shape
  • Improved contours of your arms
  • Boost self-confidence 
  • Hidden scars

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    What is Arm Lift Surgery?

    An arm lift surgery is also called a Brachioplasty, a type of cosmetic surgery. This surgery treats sagging underarms by eliminating extra skin or tightening. Arm lift in Delhi helps provide toned and defined upper arms. This will automatically change your overall appearance.

    With the increasing age, your upper arm’s skin starts losing its elasticity and becomes loose. Genetics also plays an important role in the development of losing skin. You can choose an arm lift in India to treat your sagging skin.

    Am I a Good Candidate?

    • Skin laxity resulting from aging
    • Your weight is relatively stable
    • You are not significantly overweight
    • Overall good health with no major medical history 
    • You don’t smoke
    • You are ready to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle
    • Adults with significant upper arm skin laxity
    • You must have realistic expectations
    What is Arms / Calf  Liposuction

    Bulky arms and calves can be very uncomfortable for the patients. Whether it be dressing up or sport. Patients ask for liposuction of these areas to get a better shape especially since these 2 areas are often exposed in most clothing. Its always a good feeling to have great looking arms and calves

    Vaser Liposuction of the calf and arms aims to 

    • Reduce the bulk of the arms and calf
    • Allow better clothing to be worn
    What Arm Lift Surgery Can Do/ Can’t Do


    • Wear pressure garment
    • Keep feet and arms elevated while lying down
    • Take rest for a week


    • Don’t worry about swelling in feet or hands for 2 weeks or so
    • Painful join movements need to be informed to doctor immediately
    What is Brachioplasty?

    Hanging loose skin in arms look unsightly and prevent you from wearing the clothes of your choice. The common reason to have loose skin is due to weight loss after severe weight gain  all the fat is lost and the skin just hangs down. The image on the side shows :  the plan of brachioplasty is shown below along a description of the loose skin and how the removal of extra skin is planned. A brachioplasty is a surgery that reshapes the back or the inner part of your upper arm, from your arm to your elbow. It can be extended to the axilla region and upper back as well. It’s also called an arm lift. It removes extra skin and fat. We combine Liposuction to make It makes your upper arm look smoother. The procedure is not ideal for patients who are overweight or have a significant amount of fat present in the upper arm.

    Masterclass on Brachioplasty
    Brachioplasty – A to Z  
    • Patients who have lost weight and have loose hanging skin in the arms
    • Previous liposuction where the skin is left hanging
    • Large arm, where aggressive liposuction is expected to leave large amount of loose skin

    Usually  a week off of work but two weeks is ideal. Use this time to get as much rest as you can, which means you should also avoid any strenuous exercise and lifting your arms above your head.

    It is absolutely possible to combine brachioplasty with other procedures . Very often patients choose to also contour their breasts and abdomen along with their arms.

    The Technique we follow is Dr Al Aly’s technique. Dr Aly is a world master on Body contouring surgery. In this technique the scar is a very fine one (* depends on individual healing) in the midline on the inner side of the arm. This scar is not visible from the front or the back, allowing the patient to wear the clothing of his/ her choice. the scar may be visible only on close contact on raising the arm. 

    • Tattoos may be done to camouflage
    • Post surgery PRP has been shown to be very helpful in improving the scar quality

    We dont recommend short scar technique. even for situations where the looseness is lesser, classic brachioplasty is recommended. Short scar process is not able to give a good shape at all.

    • The classic variant removed extra fat and skin from the elbow to the axilla
    • Extended brachioplasty –  incision is extended to upper chest to improve appearance around breast rolls. there is addition in operative time, but the recovery process remains same
    • Large experience of 25+ years , precise, skilled surgery – faster recovery, better aesthetics, higher patient satisfaction
    • Team of 3 Plastic Surgeons – combined planning, intra-operative step management – precise planning, faster procedure, lowest complication percentage
    • Advanced level of instrumentation – customised retractors,  lighted retractors, fine pincers, blade holders – more control during surgery, each step is better controlled
    • Well tested and most modern techniques -Dr Alys technique is used, which is the finest in terms of results and scar. Getting rid of extra fat and skin in the most aesthetic matter to ensure you can wear the clothing of your choice.
    • Also called Brachioplasty
    • Involves liposuction of the arm, and excess skin removal keeping the scar in the midline. 
    • Can be combined with other areas , such as tummy, thighs etc.

    AnesthesiaGeneral anesthesia, in selected cases, can be done in Local Anesthesia
    Duration1-1.5 hrs

    What is done?

    •  Marking of the  Arm to highlight areas of liposuction, extra skin removal, and placement of new scar
    • Liposuction is done of the areas
    • Skin flap excision 
    • Skin closure
    • Other body parts treated as planned
    • Stiches – dissolvable
    • Incisionmidine on inner arm
    • Recovery from anesthesiaGA – 45 minutes to an hour
    • Observation time – 1-2 hours
    • Liquids / food starts – in 3 to 4 hours
    • Hospital stayday care
    • Drain – yes – removed after 2 days
    • Pressure garmentwear from next day, for 6 weeks. 18 to 20 hours a day for 3 weeks, then 12-14 hours for another 3 weeks


    • 2nd day – walking, bathing, drain removal
    • 6th to 7th day – travel, shopping, walking outside,  office
    • 14th day – driving, mild exertional activity
    • 3 weeks – sexual activity, gym, sports

    Body shapelot of swelling for 3 to 6 weeks, 3 weeks an initial look of the result starts to appear, final shape can take 3-6 months. lot of arm and hand swelling for 3 weeks. advised to keep arm elevated

    Potential problems 

    • Seromas – heal with pressure and massage
    • Stich line, taking longer than normal to heal – heals in 3 to 4 weeks
    • Bad scarring – individual – use silicone sheet over the stiches after a week to achieve better result

    Calf Implant

    The goal of calf implant surgery is to enhance the shape of the gastrocnemius muscle.after implants are in place, you can see improvements circumferentially on the legs,  visible from the front as well as sides

    • Infections
    • Hematoma
    • Displacement of implant
    • Full exercise ability in 4 to 6 weeks

    It is absolutely possible to combine brachioplasty with other procedures . Very often patients choose to also contour their breasts and abdomen along with their arms.

    Recovery After Arm Lift Surgery?

    During your recovery period, you need to wear a compression garment to control swelling. Your surgeon will insert a temporary drainage tube to drain any fluid from your arm. 

    You must follow the instructions of your surgeon and follow postoperative care instructions to rescue the chances of risks and complications. 

    Also, avoid smoking as it slows down the healing process, this may raise the risk of permanent scarring or infections. 

    You’ll be able to return to work and resume some light activities within two weeks. Within six weeks of arm lift surgery in India, you can return to your normal activity level. Discuss with your doctor any pain or major problems while moving during the initial recovery period.

    The risk involved in Arm Lift Surgery?

    An arm lift surgery can have various risks. Always choose a board-certified surgeon and who provides arm lift surgery in Delhi as it can reduce the chances of major risks during arm lift surgery. 

    Some of the various risks are: –

    • Scarring: – Incision scars are permanent, but should be placed in areas where they can’t be visible. 
    • Asymmetry shape of your arms: – This situation can occur during the healing process, sometimes it can be noticed easily but sometimes the difference is difficult to notice. 
    • Changes in skin sensation or temporary numbness. 
    • Bleeding
    • Fatty tissue under the skin might die which is called fat necrosis
    • Fluid accumulation called a seroma
    • Infection
    • Common pain

    Although, some common risks can be treated by medications. To reduce major risks you need to select a board-certified plastic surgeon who is the best arm lift surgeon in Delhi. You must also maintain a healthy lifestyle before and after the treatment.

    Cost of Arm Lift Surgery?

    Arm lift surgery cost in India varies with the choice of the location and the surgeon. Many people are worried about the arm lift cost in Delhi. This procedure can be your permanent investment if performed under a board-certified surgeon who has years of experience. 

    If you are looking for a place where you can get your surgery done at very reasonable prices, visit Divine Cosmetic Surgery. We have a team of skilled and experienced surgeons headed by Dr. Amit Gupta, he is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the best arm lift surgeon in Delhi.

    He has more than 17+ years of experience with 100% success results. You can contact us or visit our centers for arm lift surgery in Delhi in Gurgaon and Delhi at your convenience.


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