Liposuction of the arms can be very effective. The best candidates have excess fat with very little loose skin
I have loose skin on the arms, am I a candidate for liposuction?
Loose skin of the arms can be tightened with liposuction to a small degree. If the amount of loose skin is significant, a Brachioplasty may be the procedure of choice. The disadvantage of Brachioplasty is the scar.
How is liposuction of the arms performed?
The skin on the inner arms can be quite thin. Small diameter cannulas should be used to treat both the deep fat and that associated with the skin.
What is the recovery like after arm liposuction?
It is extremely important to wear a compression garment to help encourage skin reshaping. The garment should be worn day and night as much as possible for 3 weeks after surgery.
What kind of anesthesia is used for arm liposuction?
Liposuction of the arms generally requires sedation and tumescent local anesthesia.