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Has anyone had a brachioplasty or arm lift?
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Dr. Zahid Niazi
Cosmetic Surgery
7 doctors agree
In brief: Yes,many people have
Arm lifts are relatively common procedures specifically for individuals who have undergone weightloss on their own or after bariatric surgery.
The excess skin and fatty tissue hangs down if the arms are extended sideways and it bothers patients. For some patients the indication for corrective surgery is the difficulty in finding tops that fit. See a plastic surgeon in your area for a consultation.

In brief: Yes,many people have
Arm lifts are relatively common procedures specifically for individuals who have undergone weightloss on their own or after bariatric surgery.
The excess skin and fatty tissue hangs down if the arms are extended sideways and it bothers patients. For some patients the indication for corrective surgery is the difficulty in finding tops that fit. See a plastic surgeon in your area for a consultation.
Dr. Zahid Niazi
Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Dr. Anthony Perkins
Surgery - Plastics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes!
This is a relatively common procedure, particularly on those who have lost significant weight.

In brief: Yes!
This is a relatively common procedure, particularly on those who have lost significant weight.
Dr. Anthony Perkins
Dr. Anthony Perkins
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
This is a routine procedure for patients who have a lot of loose skin on their arms, typically after losing a large amount of weight.
It has the drawback of a significant scar - so it's not for everybody.

In brief: Yes
This is a routine procedure for patients who have a lot of loose skin on their arms, typically after losing a large amount of weight.
It has the drawback of a significant scar - so it's not for everybody.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Yes.
Arm lifting surgery is a commonly performed procedure.
Patients, for example who have lost a significant amount of weight, present with excess skin/adipose tissue of the upper arms ( “bat wings”) which will not improve with diet, exercise, or non- surgical modalities. Liposuction surgery alone will not suffice for these patients. Poor scarring may be one of the potential downsides. Best wishes.

In brief: Yes.
Arm lifting surgery is a commonly performed procedure.
Patients, for example who have lost a significant amount of weight, present with excess skin/adipose tissue of the upper arms ( “bat wings”) which will not improve with diet, exercise, or non- surgical modalities. Liposuction surgery alone will not suffice for these patients. Poor scarring may be one of the potential downsides. Best wishes.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Brachioplasty
Yes, those procedures are done.
You will need to check with a plastic surgeon well-versed in this procedure.

In brief: Brachioplasty
Yes, those procedures are done.
You will need to check with a plastic surgeon well-versed in this procedure.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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