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Frequently Asked Questions about Arm Treatment -FAQS

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How can I improve the appearance of my arms?

Improving the appearance of the arms is a surgery that is increasingly requested by patients, depending on the case we can do several procedures. The use of prosthesis, biceps or triceps, liposuction or lipolaser, brachioplasty or lifting of arms. That is to say, we can increase the volume or diminish it or remove flaccidity.

What are the regions of the arms where I can place prostheses?

HOMBRO, BICEPS BRAQUIAL, TRICEPS BRAQUIAL AND PECTORAL, prostheses correct these deficits giving an appearance of greater muscular volume.

What material are the implants made of?

Arm implants are made of a silicone compound just like breast prostheses, but more cohesive. Their consistency is very similar to that of the exercised muscle.

When to think about liposuction of the arms? or lipolaser?

Those arms whose fat tissue thickness is in excess are recommended to perform liposuction to improve their appearance. As long as there is excess skin that can be satisfactorily retracted. When cellulite exists it is advisable to perform lipolaser.

When should I think about an arm lift or brachioplasty?

When there is an excess of skin, motivated by an important flaccidity and that cannot be retracted by means of another procedure such as lipolaser. Patients who have lost a lot of weight or advanced age or fragile skin due to the sun and/or smoking.

What can I expect in the postoperative period?

After surgery the patient may feel somewhat uncomfortable with mild pain. This discomfort is controlled through the use of analgesics and anti-inflammatories. The bandage will be left on for the first 24 hours, but the swelling may persist for some time, as well as some bruising.

What type of anesthesia is used in arm surgery?

Surgery to place implants in the arms, brachioplasty or liposuction of the arms is performed under local anesthesia and sedation. This means that the patient will remain asleep during the intervention, absolutely calm, will not perceive any painful stimulus. We will leave a bandage for 24 hours and drainage if the case requires it. The lifting of arms also local or sedation.

How long does the operation last? Is hospitalization necessary?

The operation lasts 2 hours. It is ambulatory unless the patient requires otherwise. Depending on the number of prostheses to be placed, the size of the liposuction or brachioplasty, we will advise ambulatory or 24h admission.

Can you see the scars?

In liposuction and lipolaser of arms we leave points of 3 to 4 mm invisible. All the prosthesis of pectorals, shoulders, biceps and triceps are made by axillary route. A scar of 5-6cm in the armpit disguised in the axillary fold.
The lifting of the arms leaves a long scar up to the elbow on the inside of the arm and sometimes also an axillary scar.

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