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In the arms, loss of elasticity can lead to excess skin and fat, causing frustration and lower self-esteem. Sagging skin can also be a concern for weight loss patients lacking arm contour elasticity. Dr. Karan Mehta offers an arm lift in Manhattan to address these issues and improve his patients’ confidence, helping them achieve the arm contours they deserve.

Achieve Firm & Toned Arm Contours

An arm lift, also known as brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure designed to improve the appearance of the upper arms by removing excess skin and fat while tightening the underlying tissues. The goal is to achieve firm and toned arm contours, restoring a more youthful and proportionate appearance. This procedure is particularly beneficial for individuals who have experienced significant weight loss or those bothered by sagging skin and fat deposits in the upper arms due to aging.

woman after arm lift in Manhattan

Arm Lift Corrects:

  • Excess skin and fat in the upper arms
  • Sagging or drooping skin caused by aging or weight loss
  • Lack of arm contour definition
  • Disproportionate or asymmetrical arm appearance
  • Self-consciousness and lowered self-esteem due to arm appearance

To learn more about arm lifts in Manhattan, contact us today for an appointment.

Candidates for Arm Lift:

  • Individuals with significant weight loss resulting in excess skin and fat in the upper arms
  • People with sagging or drooping skin in the arms due to aging or genetic factors
  • Those who have tried diet and exercise but cannot achieve desired arm contours
  • Individuals who are generally healthy, emotionally and physically
  • Those who do not have medical conditions that could impair healing
  • Non-smokers or individuals willing to quit smoking before and after the procedure
  • Those with realistic expectations about the outcomes of the surgery
  • Individuals committed to following all post-operative instructions

Arm Lift Surgical Details

During an arm lift, you will be placed under general anesthesia to ensure your comfort. The procedure begins with an incision made on the inside or back of the arm, where scarring can be discreetly hidden. The length and pattern of the incision may vary depending on the extent of correction needed. Dr. Mehta will remove excess skin and fat and, if necessary, tighten the underlying tissues. The remaining skin will be re-draped and sutured.

The Recovery Process

After your arm lift in Manhattan, you can expect some initial discomfort, swelling, and bruising in the treated area. Dr. Mehta will provide pain medications to manage discomfort. To facilitate healing, it is crucial to keep your arms elevated and avoid strenuous activities or heavy lifting for several weeks. You may be advised to wear compression garments to minimize swelling and support the healing tissues. It is important to attend all follow-up appointments with Dr. Mehta to monitor your progress and ensure a smooth recovery.

While individual experiences may vary, most patients can resume light activities within a week or two, gradually increasing their level of physical exertion as advised by Dr. Mehta. It is essential to adhere to the post-operative instructions, including proper wound care and avoiding direct sun exposure, to minimize the risk of complications and promote optimal healing. With time, patience, and proper care, you will begin to notice the full results of your arm lift in Manhattan and enjoy firmer, more toned arm contours.

Arm Lift FAQs

Can an arm lift improve the appearance of crepey skin on the arms?

Yes, an arm lift can significantly improve the appearance of crepey skin on the arms. This procedure removes excess skin and tightens underlying tissues, addressing the texture and sagging associated with crepey skin, resulting in firmer, smoother arms.

Are there any age restrictions for getting an arm lift?

There are no specific age restrictions for arm lift surgery. It is more about the individual’s overall health and goals. Ideal candidates are generally adults who have lost significant weight or have sagging arm skin due to aging, but suitability is determined through a consultation.

What is the typical duration of an arm lift surgery?

The typical duration of an arm lift surgery ranges from 1 to 2 hours. The exact time can vary based on the extent of correction needed. Dr. Mehta will discuss the specifics during your consultation.

Are the arm lift results permanent and lasting or will I need to make future visits?

Arm lift results are long-lasting, but factors like aging and lifestyle can affect them over time. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and skincare regimen can help prolong the results.

What type of scarring can I expect after an arm lift, and how can it be minimized?

Arm lift scars are typically discreet, located on the inside or back of the arm. Their appearance can vary based on individual healing, but Dr. Mehta will provide guidance on scar care and may recommend products to minimize their visibility. Proper wound care and sun protection are essential for scar management.

Meet Dr. Karan Mehta

Dr. Karan Mehta is a board-certified plastic surgeon with a high-end boutique practice prioritizing patient satisfaction above all else. With a commitment to providing an optimal experience, Dr. Mehta incorporates the latest techniques and principles in aftercare. If you are considering an arm lift or any other cosmetic procedure, schedule a consultation with Dr. Mehta to discuss your goals and explore the personalized treatment options available to you. Take the first step toward achieving your desired aesthetic results in Manhattan.


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