Arm Lift Turn Back the Clock for a Youthful Look

It’s no secret that many of the most common signs of the aging process tend to make themselves known in the facial region. If you’re experiencing changes in other parts of your body as well, however, you’re absolutely not alone. It’s quite common to notice that your arms have developed increased laxity, and the resulting sagginess can feel frustrating. The Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery is here to help, with an arm lift procedure—also known as brachioplasty— that can leave you looking youthful, toned, and contoured. Our offices serve the Richmond, Northern Virginia, Charlottesville, and Washington DC areas—reach out and set up your consultation to learn more about the arm lift today.

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Am I the Ideal Arm Lift Candidate?

While a healthy diet and regular exercise can keep your arms strong and healthy, even those of us who are at or near our ideal weight might still find it difficult to address that excess fat that can accumulate in the arms, or eliminate hanging, loose skin around the biceps. Brachioplasty, or a surgical arm lift, offers a powerful restorative solution and is ideal for you if you:

  • Would like to reduce the appearance of excess skin and fatty deposits on your upper arm (between the armpit and elbow)
  • Have sagging, loose skin 
  • Would prefer a smooth, taut, and toned appearance
  • Are interested in improved overall body proportions
  • Have recently experienced dramatic weight loss
  • Are struggling with stretched or sagging skin

Your Arm Lift Consultation Customizing Your Treatment Plan

Before an arm lift, you’ll get started with a thorough, in-person consultation with Dr. Sundin. This will give your surgeon a chance to discuss your personal aesthetic goals with you, so he can learn about your concerns and guide you to the treatment option that is right for you. During the consultation, Dr. Sundin will evaluate your upper arms skin volume and elasticity and the amount of excess fatty tissue in the area. 

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