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Brachioplasty/ Arm Lift

Brachioplasty/ Arm Lift

Arm Lift (brachioplasty) in San Diego

Why Choose Dr. Mark Schoeman for Your Arm Lift

Dr. Mark Schoemann is a double board certified plastic surgeon in San Diego specializing in the arm lift (brachioplasty) surgery procedure.  Dr. Schoemann specializes in body contouring procedures and has helped countless women in San Diego obtain their cosmetic goal through brachioplasty.  Living in San Diego our arms are very often exposed and it can be troublesome for many to have their arms looking flabby.

Am I a Candidate for Arm Lift Surgery?

If you find yourself in the mirror playing with your arm fat, you are probably a good candidate for this procedure.  For many, the back of the arms is one of the first areas on a woman’s body that gets flabby.  In most cases this is genetic, and there isn’t anything you can do for it at the gym.

You are a candidate for arm lift if you have the following;

  • loose flabby skin on back of arms
  • fat that shakes on your arms
  • if you can pinch a good amount of fat and skin on back of arms

How is the Arm Lift Done?

The arm lift is done by making an incision on the back of arm that will run from your elbow area to the armpit.  Dr. Schoemann will then remove the excess skin and fat which will give you nice tone arms again.  The incision is placed in an inconspicuous place on the arm making it very difficult to see.

What is the Recovery Time for Brachioplasty?

You will need someone to drive you home following surgery and rest for a few days.  You will also be given a compression garment to wear which will help will healing, minimize swelling and protect the surgery area.  Most people get back to normal activity but no lifting for a few weeks. 

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