Who is suitable for arm aesthetics?
Patients with sagging problems due to excessive loss of weight or age-related loss of collagen on the skin are suitable for the arm aesthetics. Patients with no skin problems and excessive skin fat accumulation are ideal patients for arm aesthetics.
What operations are applied in arm aesthetics?
Liposuction alone is sufficient for patients who have no skin laxity and have subcutaneous fat accumulation. The reason for preference of Laser Assisted Liposuction is skin-tightening effect. In patients with skin laxity problem, we prefer Arm Lifting operation.
What kind of a mark remains in arm lifting operation?
There shall be a small T, J or L-like mark, which extends from the elbow to the armpit (to fit under the armpit if necessary), so that the mark remains inside. Unfortunately, the mark will not disappear completely, but it will fade after the first 2 months. At this point, the patient has to decide whether he / she wants to have a no –mark but floppy arm, or with a mark, but tight arm.
What should be paid attention to after the operation?
The operation must definitely be done in a full-fledged hospital. It can be done under either local anesthesia or general anesthesia. The duration of the operation is about 2-3 hours. It is recommended to use the compressive corset for approximately 15 days after the operation. Patients can return to their social lives in an average of 7-10 days. An average improvement of 70% is achieved after 1 month. The average duration of complete healing is 6 months.