With aging, the skin loses its elasticity due to the decrease in the production of substances that cause firmness. Sudden or periodic weight gain and loss leads to a decrease in subcutaneous tissue.All these reasons can cause sagging in the arm with the effect of gravity
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Frequently Asked Questions
If you are considering arm lift surgery, the first thing you should do is to apply to an aesthetic plastic surgery specialist. Before the operation, your surgeon will evaluate you and design the parts to be removed with a pencil. Photos of the arm will be taken to compare it with your post-operative condition.
Arm lifts are surgeries performed under general anesthesia. The surgery is terminated by removing the sagging parts and closing them with stitches. The average duration of the operation is 1.5 hours.
You will usually be discharged on the same day. You can return to work after 1 week as long as you are not working in a heavy job.
This surgery can be combined with surgeries such as breast lift, tummy tuck, thigh lift.
The most negative feature of this surgery is the scars on the back of the arm. These scars, which fade over time and turn into skin color, can disturb the person because they are on the exposed part of the arm. If you answer the question of whether sagging on the arm or the operation scars bother you more, then you are a suitable candidate for arm lift surgery.