Arm lift, also known as Upper arm lift is one of the most popular surgery procedures. Mostly women undergo this surgery to get rid of sagging arms post a massive weight loss or aging, however, men are not far behind. Men undergo upper arm fat removal surgery to remove excess fat and make it look more athletic. Massive weight loss and aging have visible effects on the arms, making them loose and shapeless. Arm lift in India is considered to be exceptional precision-based as well as cost efficient.
The skin loses its elasticity after massive weight loss and arms, especially become loose and flabby. Arm lift removes extra fat and excess skin from the arms to give them a good contour and shape.
Arm lift in India is done by some of the best cosmetic surgeons handpicked by IndiCure, at private cosmetic surgery clinics and hospitals in India that equal their European and American counterparts in terms of quality and safety standards and also let you have huge savings.
Men and women who have lost massive weight after Bariatric surgery or otherwise and have loose skin in their arms can undergo Plastic surgery for the arms. Women and men, who only have fat in their arms, need Liposuction of the arms. But for excess skin, arm lift surgery is required. The ideal candidates are those who are physically healthy, emotionally stable, understand the procedure well and have realistic expectations from the procedure.
Arm lifts is done under general anaesthesia and takes about 2-3 hours. An incision is made from the inner elbow extending towards the armpit in a way that the incision is least visible. The surgeon removes extra fat and skin through this incision to give a nice contour to the arms.
Drainage tubes are usually kept in place to remove extra fluid, which are removed in a day or two after which you would be discharged. Your arms would be tied with bandages and compression garment.
You would stay at the hospital for a day after the upper arm lift surgery. The surgeon would advise you to stay for another 5-6 days in India before you could fly back. A total of 8-10 days are required for you to get an arm lift in India, recover and fly back to your country.
Recovery & Results
It is normal to feel pain and discomfort for a couple of days after the surgery, which shall be controlled with medications. You would stay at the hospital under medical supervision for 1-2 days, after which the drainage tubes would be removed and you would be released from the hospital.
You would be advised to wear a compression garment for a few weeks after the surgery and would be advised against doing any heavy work and exercises for 6-8 weeks.
The results of the arm lifts are gratifying and you would well appreciate the shape of your arms immediately after the surgery and much better when the swelling begins to subside. Results from the arm lift are permanent unless you gain excessive weight. The scars are permanent, though become inconspicuous with time.
All inclusive* cost for plastic surgery of the arms start from about 1290 GBP / 2000 USD / 1600 EUROS and varies depending upon the skill and experience of the surgeon, facility and location India.
*The cost is inclusive of surgery, anaesthesia, pre-operative investigations, stay at the hospital for a specified number of days, medicines and consumables, food during stay at the hospital and airport transfers.
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On the whole, I have had a very positive experience Shweta and Dr Wagh have been professional and effective and I can’t praise the Hinduja Healthcare surgical hospital enough. If only they were this amazing in NHS.
Coming to India alone, I found the experience of surgery ( MACS facelift, upper and lower eyelid surgery, armlift) slightly traumatic. But it was expected and does not reflect on the care I was given. It’s only a week post op, so I cannot comment on the final results. I hope they would be good and I shall surely recommend the surgery to be organized by IndiCure, as quality of care is obviously their speciality.
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