Frequently Asked Questions
1. How much does Arm lift cost?
Arm lift cost varies with the country, city, surgeon, hospital/clinic and your medical condition. Whereas the cost for arm lift starts from around US $ 7,000 with a board certified surgeon in the US, it starts from $ 2300 or so with a board certified surgeon in India at an accredited medical facility.
2. Is Arm Lift surgery safe?
Yes, arm lift plastic surgery, if done by a qualified and experienced surgeon in a well equipped facility is an absolutely safe surgery. However, it has the risks associated like any other surgical procedure. You would undergo a thorough check up and a battery of investigations before your surgery to minimize these risks.
3. Is arm lift surgery painful?
You will have some pain and discomfort for a couple of days after arm lift, which shall be controlled with pain killers. It is natural to have some bruising, soreness and swelling in arms after the procedure. Be prepared for 1-2 weeks of recovery time after an arm lift.
4. Do arm lift scars fade?
You can expect your incisions to heal after a few weeks. In some patients, they may become soft and flexible in a few weeks, while in some, it may take a few months. With proper care and topical creams and ointments, arm lift scars do fade gradually with time.
5. When can you move your arms after brachioplasty?
You can start light, gentle movements in a couple of days after the procedure which shall improve when the dressing and stitches are removed. However, exercises and heavy work involving your arms should wait for 6-8 weeks after brachioplasty.