BRACHIOPLASTY Boise

Brachioplasty in Boise Idaho

What is Brachioplasty?

The brachioplasty procedure is usually recommended for patients who have sagging skin on the upper arms due to weight loss, genetics, or aging. Also referred to as an arm lift, brachioplasty is one of the many post-bariatric cosmetic surgery procedures we offer at Boise Plastic Surgery. Brachioplasty is often combined with liposuction or a body lift.

 

Brachioplasty Surgery from Boise Plastic Surgery

During brachioplasty, an incision is made that typically runs from the elbow to the armpit. Excess skin, fat, and tissue is then removed. Although some scarring will always be visible, the surgeon will place the scar in the most inconspicuous location, which is on the inner arm toward the back.

An extra system that may be suggested by your Plastic Surgeon is liposuction of the upper arms and armpits. For a few patients with great skin quality, liposuction alone may address their issues. This method can be utilized to diminish the main part of overabundance fat along the lower outskirt of the upper arm.

 

After Brachioplasty Surgery

After a brachioplasty, the upper arms are wrapped or placed into a compression sleeve to help reduce the postoperative swelling.

 

Recovery

The term of your recuperation will rely on upon the degree of the surgery and different elements. We will go over the points of interest of your post-surgical recuperation amid your interview. When all is said in done, as a confined method, you may have the capacity to come back to work in one week. Patients ought to maintain a strategic distance from strenuous exercises and rises in heart rate or pulse for no less than two weeks. This is a technique frequently consolidated with different systems and your arrangement for recuperation will be custom-made to your needs.

 

Potential Risks

Like any other surgical procedure, a brachioplasty presents several potential risks. Apart from scarring and delayed healing, another potential risk is seroma, an accumulation of fluid in the body that causes swelling and discomfort. During your consultation at Boise Plastic Surgery, in the Treasure Valley we will discuss the potential risks of a brachioplasty and discuss treatment options, should anything occur.