Arm Lift

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An arm lift (also known as brachioplasty) tightens loose skin under the arm that creates what many call a "bat wing" appearance. It's frequently performed on those who have sagging skin due to massive loss weight or natural aging. The procedure is often performed in conjunction with liposuction to get rid of excess fat.

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Breast Lift, Brachioplasty, Lower Body Lift, Thigh Lift and Fat Transfer - New York City, NY

I am getting ready to start my skin removal journey! I was sleeved on 10/22/15 and have lost 113 lbs. I need a lot of work done as I carried the weight all over. I want a breast lift, brachioplasty, lower body lift, thigh lift and fat grafting (since my butt is completely gone!). I met with a... READ MORE

34 Years Old, Lost 155 Lbs...time to Fix the Arms! - Pittsburgh, PA

So, a little about me. I rapidly gained a significant amount of weight in my early 20s (120 lbs in 8 months!) and remained obese for about 8 years. I finally managed to lose it all and then some (155 lbs total) over the last couple of years. I'm now maintaining at around 145 lbs (I'm 5'10").... READ MORE

surgery 12 days away

I already had a mini neck lift to get rid of fat under my chin. it went really well. i do wish that my chin was a bit tighter but i def do not look like i went under the knife. it has made me more confident. i was surprised that i had so much insecurity around it. now, i don't have to worry at... READ MORE

Skinny ARMS & LEGS!!!!

My results are amazing. Having lost a lot of weight I had extra skin on my thighs and arms and Dr. Wood not only removed it but he made sure the incision was placed perfectly. Both my arms are 3+ inches smaller and my legs 4+ inches and I am only 3 months post-op! While the recovery was rough... READ MORE

45 Yr Old Ready to Get my Tummy Tucked an my Bat Wings Removed.

I had the gastric bypass in 2009. I lost 80lbs (yeah) but of course I had loose skin on my arms (bat wings). I worked out 5k runs, lifted weights and all but back of my arms looked like Popeyes's lol.. My tummy wasn't really bad but I had a cesarean and the Doc cut me horizontal instead of a... READ MORE

32 Years Old with 100+ Pound Weight Loss - Bellevue, WA

I had the gastric sleeve surgery 4/2014 and lost a little over 100 pounds. I had hoped to lose a little more but I have been happily maintaining at my current weight for about a year and half. My arms, thighs and tummy are definitely my areas where my weigh caused the most damage. Based on a... READ MORE

My Arm Lift Results Are Absolutely Amazing! - Naples, FL

After losing over 100 pounds during the period of 2 years through calorie counting and exercise, I was left with a large amount of sagging skin and loose "junk" under my arms and tummy. I received several great plastic surgeon referrals from doctor friends and began interviewing various... READ MORE

Arm Lift w/lipo, Flank/Mons/Abdomen Lipo, Full Breast Lift W/implants- Huntersville, NC

I'm going back to Dr. Kortesis on 3/10/16 for my final consult! We will be discussing my final phase of body contouring after major weight loss, which will be an arm lift w/lipo, thigh lift with lipo, and breast lift with implants. I imagine he will also lipo my back as well, although I do not... READ MORE

24 Yrs Old Mom of 2 Ready to Look Better Than Ever - Dominican Republic, DO

Hiii dolls!! I'm so ready to enter this phase in my life so excited to look amazing. Used to be 315 lbs ???? and i am now 175 so I really need this to feel sexy again. I'm going alone mid January close to January 14th. Would love to have a travel buddy. Anyone going to Dr. Tania Medina around... READ MORE

Wow! Arm and Breast Lift makeover magic!

Hello fellow Real Self patients. Like you I have been browsing this site for some time planning, dreaming, and gathering information. My background: 49 year old female with three adult children that I raised by myself. Being a single parent, the needs of others were always put before myself.... READ MORE

Extended Brachioplasty/Arm Lift

I had an extended brachioplasty/arm lift on April 20, 2016. There was an improvement in the fat/skin removed around my breast region. However, my upper arms are not showing a significant improvement. It was a painful operation and I don't know that the outcome was worth it. I was hoping that my... READ MORE

Extended Brachioplasty--80 Pound Weight Loss 49 Yrs

Hello! It’s been over a year since my extended brachioplasty and I have intended for quite some time to post my experience to thank the community for being a resource for me. Here it goes! I’ll break it up by different chunks. Pre-op: I had lost 80 pounds on my own, most of it very slo... READ MORE

Arm Lift with Lypo and Tummy Tuck - Saginaw, MI

I have lost 75 lbs and my arms have bothered me for the last several years aling with my sagging belly. I was told the tummy tuck would be bery painful and not much on the arms. That is false. Tummy tuck has been sore but not excutiating. Pretty much like the c section except with drains. My... READ MORE

Long Overdue Arm Lift - Wesley Chapel, FL

As others say, after spending a year following this website I feel like I should share to possibly help someone else. I've been hiding my arms for 30 years. In my case, they were ruined by the age of 12, this is what 30 year old stretch marks look like after weight loss. I struggle with... READ MORE

Arm Lift/Breast Lift with No implants. .Bellesoma Method - Houston, TX

Today is one week post op from having a mini arm lift and an Ultimate Breast Lift with no implants. So far, I haven't had much pain. I do take the pain pills at night to help me sleep because my arms tend to hurt towards the end of the day. I can't raise them above my head though. I have to... READ MORE

Arm Lift After Major Weight Loss - Austin, TX

Had vertical sleeve surgery 12/15/15. I have lost 97 lbs to date, down from 294 pounds. My first stop on the magical plastic surgery tour is a much-needed arm lift. Because I will need several procedues, I am doing the arms first alone. Once I heal and have the time, I will move to the next... READ MORE

50. Used to Swim Competitively. Muscle Had Turned to Wobble As I Don't Swim Now - London, GB

Really pleased. More uncomfortable than I had anticipated but that's more to do with pressure from the uber glam compression garments resting on the arm scars/significant bruises. It's difficult putting certain clothes on still as movement is still restricted but we are still only 18 days in.... READ MORE

2 Days Post-Op from Arm Lift - Lake Jackson, TX

Dr. Pisarski did my arm lift with lipo and so far I am very pleased with the results. Yes it's uncomfortable, and he compression garment is uncomfortable and making my arms numb all the way down to my wrists but it's staying on. I think it will give some more over the next 3weeks that I have to... READ MORE

Mini Arm Lift

I kept reading the arm pit only incision arm lift wasn't effective but I was unwilling to have a scar all the way down to my elbow. I lift weights and had good muscles, but old crepey skin. My doc had another solution - a scar that comes down the arm just a few inches. We will see if this works,... READ MORE

48 Mother of 2 Beautiful Grown Adults - Staten Island, NY

I have a wonderful family an amazing husband who is supporting me 100% on my decision to make myself over. After being overweight for so long. 13 yrs ago I did a gastric bypass.. Best decision I've ever made in my life. I've loss so much weight and hate my arms and stomach. It's time to take... READ MORE

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