Arm Lift / Brachioplasty

Conveniently located in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

What is an arm lift?

Reduces excess skin and fat on the arms.

close up of young womans arm


There are several techniques for arm lifting; the objective of arm lifting (Brachioplasty) is to reduce the redundancy of skin in that area and the circumference of the arm. When good skin tone or minimal skin is sagging, fat deposits can be reduced by liposuction. However, only surgery can address excessive skin redundancy or excess laxity. The incisions are placed in the natural crease of the armpit as well as in the inner area of ​​the arm, along a line that extends from the armpit to the elbow, in the epicondyle area. At that time, the excess skin and fat is removed, and the incision is closed subcuticular using aesthetic closure methods.


Two to four hours.


Regional anesthesia with intravenous sedation is used, or it can also be general.


It can be done both with admission and on an outpatient basis (without admission).

Side Effects

In some cases, there may be edema or even lymphedema of the arms.


Abnormal scarring (keloids) and skin nerve injuries.


The recovery process usually takes between seven and ten days. The use of a special elastic compression garment for the area is usually recommended for a few months.


Good and long-lasting results are obtained in young patients with adiposity and good skin tone, as well as in older people. The results may vary according to each person.

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