Arm Lift

Recovery Time: Back to work in 2-3 weeks

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Men and women alike have struggled to feel comfortable with their arms regardless of how much they work out. Extra fat and skin around the arms is very common despite a person’s overall shape and size. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Holley wants all of his Michigan patients to feel confident enough to show off their arms in their favorite short sleeve or sleeveless tops and recommends arm lifts to individuals who are self-conscious about their current arm shape.

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An arm lift will shape, tighten and remove excess skin and fat that make your arms look bigger. Dr. Holley and his team at West Michigan Plastic Surgery are ready to create a personalized plan to give you the sculpted, slim arms you’ve always dreamed of.

Your Arm Lift Consultation

Dr. Scott Holley wants all of his patients considering an arm lift to feel comfortable and confident in their decision. Your consultation will be centered on providing you with the best information about this arm toning surgery. In your initial consultation, Dr. Holley will discuss with you the various ways he can sculpt and tighten your arms to give you the results you have in mind. He will allow plenty of time to answer questions, talk about your expectations, and provide a comfortable space to discuss and examine your arms.

Arm Lift Questions to Discuss with Dr. Holley

  • Is an arm lift right for me?
  • How can I prepare for arm lift surgery?
  • How long before I can return to my daily activities?
  • What soreness in the arms can I expect after surgery?

Your Arm Lift Procedure

You will be placed under general anesthesia or sedation to ensure comfort throughout your arm lift surgery. Depending on your current arm size and ideal shape, Dr. Holley will either make an incision along the inner arm, the back of your arm, or a small incision under the armpit.

Once the incision is made, any excess fat may be removed through liposuction. The tissue below is then tightened to give your arm a youthful contour, and the excess skin will be removed for a firm look and feel. The incisions will be closed up with sutures.

Arm Lift Recovery

Immediately after surgery, you may experience some bruising and swelling. Bandages or dressings will be applied to decrease the swelling post-surgery. You may be given a small tube underneath the skin that will help remove excess fluid.

You will see some immediate results post-surgery which will improve as the swelling decreases. This long- lasting solution will be permanent with good healthy diet and exercise. Having firm, sleek arms is possible and the results of an arm lift will stick with you for a lifetime.

Schedule Your Consultation

Portage and Battle Creek board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Scott Holley, and the team at West Michigan Plastic Surgery understand that each patient has different motivations and goals for his or her procedure. Experience for yourself the advantages of high-quality care, natural and beautiful outcomes, and an understanding surgeon when you contact West Michigan Plastic Surgery today at (269) 222-1611, or online by clicking the button below.

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West Michgan Plastic Surgery | Kalamazoo, MI

West Michgan Plastic Surgery | Kalamazoo, MI