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Concern: Upper Arm

Procedures:

Liposuction , Brachioplasty

Ages:

40's , 50's

Liposuction

Author: Jason Spector, MD FACS

Liposuction

Liposuction Surgery

Liposuction is among the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries.  In this procedure, fat is suctioned (aspirated) from beneath the skin through multiple small incisions using a cannula attached to a vacuum.  Liposuction is an ideal method of removing localized excess fat from virtually any area of the body and results in a trimmer, more youthful body contour.


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Liposuction

Author: Jay Burns, MD FACS

Liposuction
The roots of liposuction date back approximately 30 years to France and were introduced by Dr. Yves-Gerard Illouz. What was initially met with great skepticism by the medical community has progressed over the past 30 years to be the most popular invasive plastic surgery procedure performed over the last 5 years.

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Brachioplasty

Author: Jay Burns, MD FACS

Brachioplasty
In America culture, the slender “super model” figure has been held in high regard in our society, thus placing a premium on body shaping and skin tightening procedures.  Brachioplasty is a broad based term that is used in relation to various surgical procedures that address the cosmetic appearance of the upper arm. Such procedures focus on the problem of varying degrees of excess fat and excess skin in the upper arm between the elbow and the axilla, or armpit.  Historically this area has been addressed primarily with liposuction in 30-60 year old women with mild-to-moderate excess body weight.

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