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Dr. Christopher T Chia
Christopher T Chia, M.D.

128 Central Park South
New York City, NY 10019
212-265-2724, 1-888-869-2762

Dr. Spero J Theodorou
Spero J Theodorou, MD

128 Central Park South
New York City, NY 10019

Dr. Alfredo E Hoyos
Alfredo E Hoyos, M.D.

Colombia Address: Cra. 15 # 83-33
Consultorio 304
Bogotá, Colombia
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 915-4274


Spero J Theodorou MD (Plastic Surgery)

Practice Name : bodySCULPT®
Address :
128 Central Park South
New York City, New York - 10019
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October 27, 2011

How Arm Lift Surgery Is Performed

Weight fluctuations, effects of aging, and even heredity can cause your upper arm skin to become loose and flabby. An arm lift, otherwise known as brachioplasty, is the procedure to consider when you want to remove the excess skin and fat deposits in your upper arm area.  One of the first questions that might come to your mind is how arm lift surgery is performed. Well, this is very important to know, before going ahead with the procedure. Be sure to discuss with your plastic surgeon how arm lift is performed and what the options available today for performing the procedure are.

Restore a More Youthful Arm Contour

Arm lift surgery has become increasingly popular over the last couple of decades, with many people resorting to it to achieve their cosmetic goals. The new and improved methods have made it safe to perform arm tuck procedure. A liposuction is all that is needed for people having excess fat with minimal skin excess and good skin elasticity. More often, the surgeon may recommend an upper arm lift/arm tuck as a way to reshape the under portion of the upper arm, from the underarm region to the elbow. The procedure involves removing excess sagging skin, and tightening the underlying supportive tissue, thus restoring a more youthful arm contour.

Arm tuck surgery can:

•    Get rid of excess arm fat in the upper arm region
•    Reduce excess sagging skin
•    Tighten the underlying supportive tissue

How Is Arm Lift Surgery Performed?

Leading plastic surgeons perform brachioplasty using advanced fat elimination and sculpting technologies. One of the advanced devices used is BodyTite.  Currently awaiting FDA clearance, BodyTite body contouring device is highly effective for ensuring successful fat removal along with skin tightening results. The device utilizes a hand piece to deliver radiofrequency energy to the adipose tissue and skin. Utilizing radiofrequency energy, the device liquefies fat and tightens skin. Radiofrequency energy passes from an internal electrode to an external electrode in the device, coagulating adipose, fibrous, and vascular tissue and heating the entire soft-tissue matrix.

The procedure is minimally invasive and is performed after administering local anesthesia. Only small incisions are required; therefore the scarring will be minimal.

An Overview of BodyTite™ Advantages
•    Local anesthesia
•    Reduced recovery time
•    Minimal scarring
•    Minimal discomfort
•    Outpatient procedure
•    Virtually painless

If you're considering undergoing arm lift surgery, schedule a consultation with one of the leading plastic surgeons in your area. Your surgeon would, after evaluating your medical condition and other relevant details, inform you whether you are a candidate for arm lift surgery.

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