Arm Lift Gatineau - Ottawa

GENERAL INFORMATION

Arm Lift GatineauGenerally speaking, a major weight loss is the reason for this procedure. Excess skin will not disappear on its own without surgical intervention. The operation involves removal of pendulous skin between the armpit and the elbow. The scar is thus quite long, but it is on the underside of the arm where it is less obvious. It does however have a tendency to widen over time (2-3mm).

RISKS & COMPLICATIONS

The risks and complications are the same as those for other procedures (infection, bleeding, scarring problems, etc.).

OTHER INFORMATION

The procedure, which lasts from an hour to an hour and a half, is not very painful. A compression garment must be worn for 6 weeks after surgery. Lymphatic drainage is recommended following the operation (see the section on massage).

Procedure Details

Anesthesia:

General

Length of Procedure:

1 to 1½ hours

Convalescence:

3 weeks

Dr. Berbari

Centre Chirurgical De La Capitale

Dr. Patricia Berbari offers plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures to treat a variety of conditions. 
Our board-certified plastic surgeon is affiliated with a number of medical societies, including:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Laser and Aesthetic Specialists Society
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

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