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Once fat accumulates on the upper arms, it may be especially resistant to diet and exercise.

This can be quite frustrating to many women and men who feel as though flabby arms make them look older and heavier than they actually are.

If you’re bothered by unwanted arm fat and hoping to wear tank tops and sleeveless this summer, arm lipo may be a safe an effective solution.

Continue reading to learn all about this sculpting procedure, including how it’s performed, treatment benefits, and post-care.

How is Arm Lip Performed?

Arm lipo is a cosmetic procedure designed to eliminate unwanted fat from the upper arms and achieve a more toned appearance. Some patients seek treatment to get a sculpted look, while others turn to lipo to alleviate shoulder pain from heavy arms.

Depending on your unique needs and goals, arm lipo can be performed with a traditional approach or using a laser-assisted technique. Following a thorough consultation with Dr. Singh, he will advise you of the benefits, recovery, and expected outcomes of each option.

What Are the Benefits of Arm Lipo?

Arm lipo is an excellent way for men and women to get rid of stubborn fat once and for all.

Not only can slimmer arms help patients look younger and more proportionate, but they can also allow new clothing options, including tank tops, sleeveless dresses, and slim-fit tees, polos, and dress shirts.

Additionally, this body contouring procedure can help patients jump-start a fitness regimen and encourage them to make healthy diet and exercise a priority.

Finally, when performed using SmartLipo, downtime is minimal, and most patients are able to resume normal activities within 24-48 hours.

Do I Have to Wear a Compression Garment After Arm Lipo? For How Long?

Following arm lipo, patients are placed in a compression garment, which helps reduce swelling and expedite healing. The garment should be worn under clothing for 14 days.

If you are considering arm lipo, please call our office today to schedule a comprehensive consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Navin Singh.