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Is brachioplasty part of an upper body lift, or is it a separate procedure? if i wanted to have an upper body lift, would that include a brachioplasty, or is it considered a separate procedure?

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Dr. Michael Edwards
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
This : This is considered a separate surgery from either of the body lift procedures dr edwards.
Dr. Robert Brueck
Plastic Surgery 49 years experience
Soemtimes : Soemtimes a surgeon may incorporate soem upper body lifting with an arm lift.It dpends on what the patient needs and where the loose skin is.www.beautybybrueck.com.
Dr. Leonard Grossman
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
All : All of the procedures you mentioned are separate, but fi you and your surgeon wish, all of them may be combined. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com.
Dr. Scott Tucker
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Separate: An arm lift is not part of a body lift. Always need to have a clear understanding with your doc as to what is going to be done.
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Separate Procedures: Most typically, a body lift and arm lift are not performed in the same surgical session. It is best to discuss your concerns and options with a board certified plastic surgeon who can help you make the best possible surgical plan for your specific case. Best wishes!

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