Arm lift is one of the effective body surgery procedures used to tighten the skin of the upper arms and to treat a medical condition known as batwing deformity.
The procedure is designed to reshape arms to result in smoother skin and contours, resulting in a more toned and proportionate appearance.
Good Candidates for Arm Lift Surgery
The best candidates to undergo arm lift in Turkey are healthy individuals, possess realistic expectations and at or near their ideal weight.
- Excess skin in upper arms
- Fat in upper arms
Preparing for Arm Lift
One month before Arm Lift
If you are a smoker, it is advisable you stop smoking one month in advance before you travel to Turkey for arm lift. Specific medications that increase the risk of bleeding such as Aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications and some vitamins should be stopped prior to surgery.
One week before Arm Lift
During the consultation session with one of Esteworld plastic surgeons in Turkey, you will be supplied with all the vital instructions for preoperative care. You may be required to complete blood tests and cardiac evaluation.
One Day before Arm Lift
Do not ingest any food or drink after the time advised by your surgeon,
Pack a bag with comfortable shoes and clothing, specifically clothing that zips or buttons.
Morning of Arm Lift
Shower or bathe normally. Avoid using body lotions on your body.
Arm Lift Procedure
During your consultation with one of our plastic surgeons, we will determine what type of reduction is best suited for you. Liposuction is often used to correct hanging arm tissue. There are two types of brachioplasty surgery available in Turkey.
A partial arm lift is performed by making a small incision in the armpit region, which may extend a short distance onto the inside of the upper arm. A full arm lift may require a longer axial incision down the medial arm to the elbow.
Arm lift and liposuction can be both used in one surgery to remove excess tissue and encourages the skin to shrink and to conform to the contour of the new arm.
After Arm Lift Surgery
One day after Arm Lift
You will be given all the medical garments and medicine which will include pain medication, anti-inflammatories and antibiotics.
One week after Arm Lift
Avoid straining yourself or making effort with your arms. Try to rest for the first few days and avoid driving. It is best to have someone who can help during the first week after arm lift surgery.
One month after Arm Lift
Most patients experience muscle discomfort about 7 to 10 days after arm lift surgery, so it is vital to take your medication on schedule.
General risks of Arm Lift Surgery
- Unattractive scarring
- Swelling of the hands
- Seroma formation
Frequently Asked Questions
Will arm lift surgery be painful?
Patient undergoing an upper arm reduction procedure will need a few days of oral pain medication to treat discomfort.
Will there be scarring with arm lift surgery?
Arm reduction surgery in Turkey involves the removal of skin and places incision near the elbow, traversing to the arm pit and often crosses onto the chest wall. Your plastic surgeon may place the incision towards the back of the arm so that it is not visible from the front.
Many people find it difficult to develop their calf muscles, no matter how extensive and targeted their exercise is. For some individuals, despite intense workout their lower legs remain thin and undefined.
Other people suffer from an illness which caused the leg muscles to appear under-developed. Calf implants in treatment come in a variety of sizes and shapes.
Recognized as calf augmentation; the procedure is designed to increase the size and shape of the calf. They are placed over the calf muscles to enhance their appearance and give them a more defined contours.
What makes Esteworld the best choice for Calf Implants
Esteworld plastic surgeons perform and recommend calf augmentation surgery in Turkey to people who desire to correct imbalance, add size and shape to their physique when traditional methods of exercising, dieting and weightlifting don't produce the desired results.
Our doctors are committed to fully educating patients about all plastic surgery and reconstructive procedures and will spend the time necessary to discuss all possible techniques and non-surgical alternatives.
Good Candidates for Calf Implants
Ideal candidates are individuals who are in good physical health and:
- Psychologically stable
- Would like to have more developed looking muscles
- Behold realistic in their expectations for the outcomes
Preparing for your Calf Implants
If you are a smoker, it is important that you stop smoking before your surgery and during the recovery period because smoking can impede the healing process.
Certain medications and natural supplements may increase the risk of bleeding. Your plastic surgeon will give you a list of medications that you must stop taking prior to surgery. If you do not see one of your medications on this list, be sure to ask the surgeon.
One month before Calf Implants
Stop taking medicines such as Aspirin and Vitamin E. Stop smoking completely.
One week before Calf Implants
You will be asked to complete blood tests and cardiac evaluation.
One day before Calf Implants
Do not ingest any food or drink after the time advised by your surgeon
Pack a bag with comfortable shoes and clothing, specifically clothing that zips or buttons
Morning of Calf Implants
Shower or bathe normally.
Calf Implants Procedure
On the day of calf augmentation in Turkey, you will be placed under general anesthesia and turned face down on the operating room table. An incision is made in the fascia of the muscle. The fascia is the fibrous covering of the muscle itself. Sutures close the incision.
A special instrument is employed to create a pocket between the fascia and the underlying muscle. This pocket is made just big enough for the implant to fit into securely. The leg is examined for effect and if the result renders effective then the incision in the fascia is closed with stitches. The patient will be returned to face-up position and then taken to recovery.
After Calf Implant Surgery
One day after Calf Implants
You must spend the first twenty-four hours after calf implants surgery in bed with as little movement as possible. When sitting or lying still, make sure you keep your legs elevated.
One week after Calf Implants
On average most patients return back to work and normal routine within 3 to 7 days after calf implants surgery.
General risks of Calf Implants
- Hematoma (collection of blood)
- Seroma (fluid buildup)
- Implant shifting
- Anesthesia complications
Frequently Asked Questions
Will I have visible scars from Calf Implants ?
No. During calf augmentation surgery, our plastic surgeons at Esteworld place incisions inconspicuously in the crease behind the knee.
When will I be able to exercise vigorously again?
This varies with every patient. However patients who underwent calf implants surgery must avoid vigorous activity for about one month or longer.
What kind of implants are used in Calf Implant Surgery?
The type of implants used in calf implant surgery is soft, sold silicon to achieve amplified definition and give the leg calf a well-sculpted appearance.