Post Bariatric Arm Lift

After losing weight, are you embarrassed that excess skin is sagging from your upper arm, making you avoid wearing your favorite short-sleeve tops? Dr. Thomas McNemar performs arm lift, a procedure also known as brachioplasty, to tighten and tone the upper arm by removing excess skin and fat tissue. It is a common procedure following weight loss surgery in San Francisco and Northern California.

Most gastric bypass patients are excited to see a more slender upper body appearance be revealed as they lose weight. But loose skin on the upper arms can hide your dramatic results. Dr. McNemar often performs arm lift in conjunction with other procedures such as liposuction, face lift, and even cosmetic breast procedures. The best way to find out if you can benefit from an arm lift? Talk with Dr. McNemar - he'll be happy to help.

Request a private consultation where he will share your options with you and give you his honest, professional opinion on how plastic surgery can help you reach your ultimate vision for weight loss and satisfying body shape.

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The Straight Story

You had many goals in mind when you chose weight loss surgery in San Francisco or a nearby community - goals like improving your health and energy, reducing your risk of certain illnesses, and enhancing your self image. It's time to complete your journey so you can enjoy your hard work to its fullest. There's no need to continue to feel self-conscious about your arms or any other part of your body for that matter. Dr. McNemar's cosmetic surgery options, including arm lift, can help you look your very best.

Arm Lift after Weight Loss Surgery in San Francisco

Dr. McNemar begins the upper arm lift procedure by carefully placing an incision on the inside of the arm to be able to tighten all areas of the arm where excess skin is present. The exact location and length of the incision depends on the amount of skin you wish to have removed. In many cases, the incision will span only a portion of the upper arm, but in the most extreme cases, an incision may need to extend from the armpit to the elbow to remove the maximum amount of skin.

Scars are an unavoidable part of the arm lift procedure, but Dr. McNemar makes every effort to minimize and conceal scarring and all scars will lighten and fade over time. Most patients feel that the benefits of bariatric brachioplasty far outweigh the scars left behind by the surgery.

Many patients choose to combine brachioplasty with a liposuction procedure, especially those who have lingering areas of excess fat in the upper arms. Dr. McNemar will review your case and let you know if you can benefit from liposuction during your consultation. Liposuction can be performed using the arm lift incisions, so no additional scarring will occur for most patients.

Helping You Achieve Your Goals

You've lost the weight - now is the time to enhance your upper body contour. Arm lift is a popular procedure among Dr. McNemar's bariatric surgery patients from the Bay Area and beyond. Enjoy sleeveless tops and stop feeling self-conscious about the "bat wings" that are an unwelcome reminder of your heavier days. Dr. McNemar is a Stockton area plastic surgeon who has seen the transformations that are possible through plastic surgery. He looks forward to helping you put the finishing touches on your figure.

If you're considering cosmetic improvement after obesity surgery in San Francisco or Northern California, you deserve to have your procedures performed by a plastic surgeon who is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Request your consultation today and receive a complimentary excerpt from Dr. McNemar's latest book, Bariatric Plastic Surgery: A Guide to Cosmetic Surgery after Weight Loss. Or, call (925) 866-0177 for our San Ramon office or (209) 834-0626 for our Tracy office to make your appointment.

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