Arm Lift in DuBois, PA

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What Is An Arm Lift?

One big challenge with getting older or losing weight is developing loose skin. At LaBrasca Plastic Surgery, we offer arm lift surgery (also called brachioplasty) as an intervention for anyone who cannot manage to tighten and tone their upper arms with natural methods. Excess skin from the elbow to the upper arm is very typical in individuals who are getting older or have lost significant amounts of weight. An upper arm lift effectively excises this hanging skin, commonly referred to as "bat wings." Dr. Algie LaBrasca is very skilled in skin tightening and fat removal surgeries. If you want to hear more about how brachioplasty can improve the look of your arms, please contact LaBrasca Plastic Surgery in Brookville or DuBois, PA for an appointment.

How Is An Arm Lift Performed?

In most cases, your upper arm lift surgery will take place in an outpatient facility unless several cosmetic surgeries are being performed at the same time. An arm lift may be added to other procedures, such as tummy tucks, mommy makeovers, and thigh lifts — as long as Dr. LaBrasca deems it safe. An upper arm lift is typically done under general anesthesia and can take a few hours to finish. The loose skin will be surgically excised starting at the elbow all the way up to the armpit. The incision will be placed as inconspicuously as possible, but it will leave a visible scar. In cases where liposuction is needed to remove stubborn pockets of fat, this can be completed as well. Once the skin is pulled taut, it will be sutured together. It's important to care for the incisions by keeping them sanitized, covered, and supported with compression garments to optimize healing.

I would recommend Dr LaBrasca to anyone looking to have a procedure done. His staff is amazing and I can’t begin to tell you how great he is. You can tell he loves what he does and takes pride in it his work speaks for itself. Thank you Doc for giving me the self confidence I had buried deep down!! You’re the best.

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I cannot say enough about how kind and personable Dr. Labrasca is. Amazingly skilled professional- has made sure all my concerns and questions were answered and met. For the first time in my life, he has made me be able to feel confident in my skin. I am so thankful he performed my surgery and would recommend him and his amazing staff to everyone.

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Dr. LaBrasca is the absolutely best! Made me feel 100% comfortable throughout the whole process. His staff was beyond thoughtful and so helpful! I’ve never felt more confident thanks to him! Surgery and recovery process went super smooth! I’d go back in a heart beat!

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Highly recommend this office! Staff is very kind and highly skilled. Dr.Labrasca is extremely educational along with compassionate about his patients.

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Dr. Labrasca cares about a Women’s self image after being diagnosed with breast cancer. You can tell he loves being an excellent surgeon. Makes each of his patients his priority

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If you're tired of your droopy skin or the "bat wings" on your upper arms, Dr. Algie LaBrasca can help you improve your life with plastic surgery. This exciting surgery offers physical and emotional benefits. If you're at or close to your goal weight and still cannot eliminate the flab of skin that hangs from your upper arms, please call to schedule a consultation at LaBrasca Plastic Surgery in DuBois or Brookville, PA. Look and feel fitter and younger with upper arm lift surgery.

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