Arm reduction and lift surgery

Spire Murrayfield Hospital  has a team of experienced staff and specialist consultants who can carry out arm reduction and lift surgery.

What is an arm reduction and lift?

If you have loose or sagging skin on your upper arms, arm reduction surgery, also known as brachioplasty or arm lift surgery, could help to give you slimmer, more shapely and youthful looking arms. The procedure reduces the amount of loose skin that leads to 'bingo wings' or 'bat wings', and may give women back the confidence to wear short sleeved clothes again. It is often performed when substantial weight loss has resulted in loose, sagging skin that can't be improved through regular physical activity.

Arm reduction and lift surgery at Spire Healthcare

About the arm reduction and arm lift procedures

Excess skin and fat are removed from incisions made on the inner and under surfaces of your arm, sometimes from the armpit to as low as the elbow. The remaining skin is stretched and stitched back together resulting in slimmer, smoother upper arms. There will be some visible scarring and your consultant surgeon will discuss this with you before your operation.

Arm reduction surgery and arm lift surgery from Spire Cosmetic Surgery are usually performed under a general anaesthetic, which means you will be asleep during the procedure. You may need to stay in hospital overnight, and will also need to plan time off work so that you can relax and recover at home.

As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important that you review your expectations thoroughly before you decide to proceed. Your surgeon will explain the results you can expect after arm reduction surgery, and will discuss the associated risks and alternatives to the procedure before going ahead.

Arm reduction and lift from Spire Cosmetic Surgery

With Spire Cosmetic Surgery you can select to see the consultant surgeon of your choice at a time that suits you. Read more about why Spire is the trusted choice for cosmetic surgery. You will be treated in a premium Spire private hospital - not a clinic - so you can be assured of our commitment to the highest healthcare standards and cleanliness.

How much does an arm reduction and cost?

If you would like to know the price for an arm reduction and lift simply call your preferred Spire location to speak to a cosmetic treatment adviser, send us an online enquiry or request a callback and we will be in touch.

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Nurse Advisory Clinic

For further information, make a free appointment with one of our specialist cosmetic nurses. Our experienced nursing team will be happy to talk through your concerns and the options available to you. There is no obligation to proceed to surgery.

To arrange a free nurse advisory appointment call 0131 316 2507.

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