Upper Arm Lifts Gain Popularity in Plastic Surgery

According to Discovery News, upper arm lifts are the new big thing in the realm of plastic surgery. The procedure saw the biggest rise in popularity between the years 2000 and 2012. The First Lady may have been an influence for this popular procedure; she has been noted for her toned and sleek arms on fashion blogs and in magazines.

Discovery says that in 2012, more than 15,000 individuals received an upper arm lift. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons says that only 300 of these upper arm lifts were performed in 2000, which proves that interest in this procedure has grown in recent years. The exact reason for this increase is uncertain. Some say it is because there has been a rise in the amount of women who have been successful in their weight loss efforts. Most of the time those who lose weight still retain saggy skin on their arms, and this can be removed with cosmetic attention.

One plastic surgeon from Knoxville, Tennessee told Discovery News that a tummy tuck is the most common post-weight loss plastic surgery procedure. After this is completed, the surgeons say that an upper arm lift is often the next procedure on the agenda. The cost of an arm lift can vary, and almost always involved anesthesia. While the lift can leave a slight scar on the upper arm, that small line may be worth it to have the toned and sleek arms you have always wanted.

If you are considering an upper arm lift, Dr. Yuly Gorodisky is a Ventura plastic surgeon who can help you. With a qualified professional on your side, you can feel confident that your surgery will bring about the satisfying results that you desire. Don't delay in seeking the transformation you desire; contact Dr. Gorodisky today!

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