Upper Arm Lift

Aging is an inevitable process and the body undergoes tremendous changes as one ages. The skin shows the first signs of ageing to the world. The upper arm is a fairly visible part of the body and loose, hanging skin has a negative effect on the overall appearance of the body.Drastic weight loss also factors in as the skin loses its laxity and tautness. This can hamper the self esteem and overall confidence of the person as one feels embarrassed to wear sleeveless or short-sleeved clothing. Everybody wishes to have firm and taut upper arms to not only look youthful, but also healthy.

Dr Santosh Bhatia of Vanity Cosmetic Clinic provides a safe and effective solution to regain the laxity and youthful appearance of the upper arm with the help of a simple Upper Arm Lift procedure.


Upper Arm Lift Information Capsule:

Synopsis of the surgery An upper arm lift helps to remove the excess skin and fat from the upper arm to eliminate the ‘bat wing’ appearance
Length of process Two to three hours (variable)
Anaesthesia General or Local anaesthesia along with intravenous sedation
Recovery 4 week to recover. 4 to 6 weeks to start heavy exercising.
Alternative nameBrachioplasty

What Is
an upper arm lift?

Ageing and drastic weight loss generally result in a loose,droopy and hanging skin which affects the overall youthful appearance.

An upper arm lift, often also referred to as Brachioplasty is a cosmetic procedure which targets the excess skin from the arm pit to the elbow and aims at eliminating the ‘bat-wing’ appearance. Since arms are one of the most visible parts of the body, the ‘batwing’ appearance of the arms can certainly plunge your confidence. This procedure ensures that the upper arm regains its tautness and contour to have better looking and shapely arms.

What are the
different types of upper arm lifts?

Depending upon the situation at hand, an upper arm lift is customized. Here are a few common methods of the procedure. These procedures differ on the basis of incisions.

The type of method used is decided during the consultation. Hence, Dr Santosh Bhatia gives utmost importance to having a consultation.

What to expect at the
consultation with Dr Santosh Bhatia?

Generally, when a patient comes to the office for an Upper Arm Lift, Dr Santosh Bhatia guides them through the entire process. Upper Arm Lift needs to be tailored according to every patient’s unique case. It does not work with the ‘one for all’ approach. Dr Santosh Bhatia understands this situation and then the type of liposuction is decided upon taking into consideration the patient’s case. 

Vanity Cosmetic Clinic prides itself on transparency. Hence Dr Santosh Bhatia explains the achievable result to the patient beforehand. He listens to the patient’s needs, desires and goals from the surgery. 

Dr Santosh Bhatia’s primary focus lies on the safety of the patient and their needs and desires regarding the final outcome. He gives utmost importance to the consultation so as to analyse every aspect and issue to deliver the best results as his ultimate priority lies in the satisfaction of the patient. 

Dr Santosh Bhatia
DR. SANTOSH BHATIA, MS, MCh.(Plastic Surgery)

What to expect
before the process of upper arm lift?

Dr Santosh Bhatia will need to know the entirety of the medical history in order to carry out the process smoothly and without any complications. The doctor will also ask you to undergo a few blood and urine tests in order to check for any impending issues.

Also, the doctor will click a few pictures to analyze the difference in result after the process is complete.

How Is
upper arm lift performed at vanity cosmetic clinic?

What Is
the recovery like after an upper arm lift?

Step 1

The incisions are bandaged after the procedure and small tubes might be fitted in order to avoid the accumulation of any fluids. The bandages and tubes will be removed after 2 to 3 days depending upon the say of Dr Santosh Bhatia.

Step 2

The doctor also might prescribe some pain medications in order to alleviate the pain which is common after the procedure.

Step 3

Compressor garments must be mandatorily worn in order to set the newly formed contour and speed up healing.

Step 4

The patient is barred from extended the arm above the shoulder level for at least 3 to 4 weeks

Step 5

Strenuous exercise must be avoided for at least 4 to 6 weeks after the procedure as it might negatively hamper the healing process.

Step 6

Timely follow ups must be taken with Dr Santosh Bhatia in order to keep a track of the recovery process and analyze the results.

What are
the risks associated with an upper arm lift?

Here are some of the rare risks associated liposuction:

Caution must be exercised at all times in order to have a risk free and safe procedure and recovery.

If you are wondering whether or not you are an ideal candidate for Upper Arm Lift, we invite you for a consultation with Dr Santosh Bhatia at Vanity Cosmetic Clinic in Mumbai where he will provide you with his expert guidance.

Book Appointment for a Consultation
Start here, by booking an appointment with Dr. Santosh Bhatia. Dr Bhatia is available for consultations at two convenient locations in Andheri (West) and South Bombay. Please select your preferred location to see Dr. Bhatia’s availability and book your appointment online. If you prefer to book your appointment on the phone please call Vanity Cosmetic Clinic at +917043477777.

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Dr Santosh Bhatia
DR. SANTOSH BHATIA, MS, MCh.(Plastic Surgery)
Meet the Doctor

Dr. Santosh Bhatia

Dr Santosh Bhatia is Mumbai’s most-sought-after Plastic Surgeon. Founder and Director at Vanity Cosmetic Clinic, Dr Bhatia is also associated with some of the best hospitals in Mumbai such as Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Breach Candy Hospital. 

Dr Bhatia has a vast global experience working with Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery hospitals in New York, Toronto, London, Chicago, Miami, Pune, and Mumbai. 

Dr Santosh Bhatia’s focus lies in performing minimally invasive, state-of-the-art plastic surgeries that yield natural-looking and gorgeous results. He is a cosmetic surgeon with the vision of an artist. Dr Bhatia pays keen attention to details which makes the patient’s transformation graceful and aesthetically pleasing. 

Dr Santosh Bhatia has happy patients including celebrities, socialites, and everyday women from all over the world. His surgical skills, experience and high-regard for safety has earned him a reputation not only in Mumbai but all over the world.

“Surgeon’s skill and experience, quality of care, infrastructure and facilities, and your comfort with the surgeon are just as important as the final cost of the surgery"

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