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How does a brachioplasty differ from just upper arm liposuction? I was thinking about just having liposuction on my upper arms. How does brachioplasty differ?
Liposuction : Liposuction removes fat only, so if you have loose skin, it will still hang. This procedure is great for people with good skin tone and extra fat. Brachioplasty is reserved for people who have lost weight or had liposuction in the face of loose skin. These people require skin removal with or without the fat, i.e. Brachioplasty. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...Read more
Laser Liposuction: Dear Tanayal: There is a good system of laser liposuction (smart lipo) that works very well. The fat is removed and it shrinks the skin also...It is a win-win situation. Fortunately I have our own surgicenter where I perform this procedure...The cost should be between 4 to 6 thousand dollars. ...Read more
Yes : Some patients are simply not good candidates for liposuction surgery of the upper arms. Much depends on the patient's specific anatomy ( including characteristics such as the quantity and quality of the overlying skin. Patients with loose skin and/or loss of skin elasticity will not do well with liposuction surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lipo Scars: In short liposuction can not be completed without small surgical scars. Liposuction involves the mechanical removal of fat from the body by suction through small tubes. These tubes can range from 2mm in diameter to 15mm in diameter. Small puncture holes or incisions are made in strategic places, in order to hide the small incisions. The tubes are passed in a cris-cross fashion to remove fat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can liposuction get rid of the pendulous skin under my arms? I want to get rid of the wobbly fat and skin under my arms. Can liposuction help with this? How often do patients need to have the skin removed as well as the fat?
No.: No, generally arm lifting surgery is necessary to remove “pendulous skin" under the arms. Liposuction surgery alone will likely leave you with loose/irregular/unattractive skin. Best to seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience helping patients in this area. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have big bingo arms with lots of stretch marks. Rest of my body looks thin only arms look huge.how to get rid?coolsculpting or liposuction? Age23 F
Sarcopenic obesity.: I'm not sure that this is the best forum to address your concerns or answer your question. Cosmetics aside, "bingo arms" is a symptom of a condition called sarcopenic obesity, which can pose longer-term health problems which you should address 1st. So, talk to your doctor or use HealthTap Prime to discuss. Plastic Surgeons can advise if/ what type of cosmetic surgery is indicated, but it costs $$$ ...Read more
M unmarried if i do liposuction on arms. Then in future during pregnancy when there is weight gain will d fat come back?
Liposuction pricing: The cost of liposuction will vary depending on a number of factors. These include surgeon's fees, facility fees, and anesthesia fees. Each of these costs depend on how many areas are treated and how long the procedure will take. Also, whether this is performed in a hospital or outpatient setting and the type of anesthesia ( local with sedation or general anesthesia ) will also determine pricing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers