Arm Lift Salt Lake City & Layton, Utah

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Arm Lift

Arm lift surgery (Brachioplasty) is performed to improve the shape of the upper arms. The ideal candidate has excess skin and fat in the upper arms out of proportion to the rest of their body. Dr. York Yates provides excellence in arm lift surgery to patients in Layton, Salt Lake City, and surrounding areas. If you are interested in learning more, schedule an appointment with Dr. Yates today.

What type of anesthesia is used for an Arm Lift?

An arm lift can be performed under general anesthesia or sedation with local anesthetic. Our standard anesthesia for an arm lift is TIVA anesthesia.

How is an Arm Lift performed?

Excess skin and fat are removed through an incision placed on the inner arms from the armpit to a few inches above the elbow. The scars are hidden with the arms to the side but may be visible with the arms overhead. Patients with little skin excess may be candidates for the removal of fat alone with liposuction.

A mini arm lift involves a limited excision onto the upper arm with most of the scar hiding in the armpit. This results in mild improvement and is best for patients with minimal skin excess.

A mini arm lift or full arm lift can be combined with liposuction as well.

Before & After


Lost 100 lbs before and one year after brachioplasty + liposuction of the arms. View More.

What should I expect from recovery after an Arm Lift?

Following an arm lift, a compression garment is worn and exercise is limited for approximately 6 weeks. Sutures are the internal type and don’t require removal. Visit our “recovery” page on this website for procedure-specific recovery questions.

How much does an Arm Lift cost?

We are transparent about our pricing. The cost of arm lift surgery can be found on the costs of plastic surgery section of this website.

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To learn more about arm lift surgery or to schedule a consultation, contact Dr. Yates today! We serve patients in Layton, Salt Lake City and surrounding areas. Fill out our contact form or give us a call at 801.525.8741.

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