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Doctor insights on: Will I Have To Get Poked With A Needle Or Feel Pain When I Get An Upper Arm Lift

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How long does the upper arm lift take?

How long does the upper arm lift take?

1-2 hours: An arm lift (brachialplasty) usually requires one hour of surgery, however depending on the case this can take up to 2 hours. ...Read more

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How common is it for someone to need an upper arm lift?

After weight loss: It is a common procedure after massive weight loss, also a very good one. ...Read more

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Will an arm lift get rid of the fat in my arm? I have extra fat in my upper arm, and my skin sags. Will an arm lift remove the fat or just tighten the skin on my upper arm?

Will an arm lift get rid of the fat in my arm? I have extra fat in my upper arm, and my skin sags. Will an arm lift remove the fat or just tighten the skin on my upper arm?

Yes, it does.: Arm lifts deals with both fat and skin, usually the excess tissue is addressed by an incision in the inner aspect of the upper arm. But if you have circumferential excess fatty tissue then you may benefit from liposuction first. In young patients with good quality skin, liposuction is the first choice rather than excision. ...Read more

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Had really bad muscle tension from anxiety. My anxiety is gone now but today i have a sharp pain in my upper arm, like im being poked with a needle?

Had really bad muscle tension from anxiety. My anxiety is gone now but today i have a sharp pain in my upper arm, like im being poked with a needle?

Breathing helps: Anxiety causes muscles to tighten. The brain is receiving an SOS and is getting ready to fight or flee. You can change that message by relaxing your thoughts using self hypnosis, or mindful meditation. Find a comfortable spot. Breathe deeply. Visualize a quiet, pleasant scene. Image a light, strong and healing flowing through your body. Let muscles relax as if little fists are letting go. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Is there any brachioplasty that could be done by a small incision in arm pit. I need an arm lift to get a better shape in my arm.

Short scar arm lift: Yes is possible, depending on the degree of tissue excess. Need to consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to see if you are a candidate for it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Lost lots of weight and have rolls of fat now. Should I get a tummy tuck and an arm lift to get rid of them?

Lost lots of weight and have rolls of fat now. Should I get a tummy tuck and an arm lift to get rid of them?

Maybe Body Lift: If you have lost a great deal of weight you might be a body lift candidate, but there is no "should" about it. You need to review the risks and benefits and have your overall health examined to figure how right this surgery might be for you. :). ...Read more

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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? .

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?

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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 more

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