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The goal of a brachioplasty or arm lift is to reduce excess skin and to reduce the circumference of the arm. When there is good skin tone or minimal skin sagging, fat deposits can be reduced by liposuction or vaser liposuction. But marked skin redundancy or laxity can only be improved by surgery.
Excess skin or fat in the arm can be caused by:
Arm lift surgery, or brachioplasty, can reduce these conditions with liposuction and excision of excess skin to create a tight and contoured appearance to the upper arm.
Daycase (no overnight stay)
3 - 7 days
Bruising, swelling, temporary numbness, temporary skin irregularity
Infection, excessive scarring, asymmetry, bleeding, permanent numbness, permanent nerve damage, delayed wound healing
1 week, 2 weeks, 3 months (after surgery)
2 - 3 weeks
2 weeks post-op - walking, 4 week post-op - fast walking/jogging, 6 weeks post-op - everything
12 weeks until final result. Scars continue to improve over 18 months
These arm lift before and after photos will give you an idea of the results that can be achieved with this procedure, and whether arm lift surgery is right for you. Your consultant will also be able to show you a wide range of photos in your consultation.
Brachioplasty (arm lift) surgery starts from £4,200 for a mini lift. Please get in touch to confirm your fee. All patients will require a consultation prior to surgery to assess your individual requirements and desires.
Mini Arm Reduction
There are many cosmetic and psychological benefits of an arm lift or brachioplasty, including:
At Kat & Co we carry out arm lifts under Twilight Anaesthesia. Patients will be asleep and will not remember their procedure, but they will be able to breathe for themselves meaning that you will be able to go home the same day and recover in your own home or a nearby hotel.
Our consultants will typically recommend two to three weeks off work for brachioplasty surgery patients. However, this may change depending on the individual and the extent of the reduction you are having.
If you are a prospective patient, please download the informed consent form below. This includes information about the treatment, potential risks and contraindications.