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I am delighted to offer a review for ATOP Plastic Surgery Clinic. From the moment I received my first reply from Leah on my inquiry for council from ATOP until my last follow-up, I have been treated with care and kindness throughout. The professionalism by the entire staff has always been shown and helped ease my concerns of the potential procedure. In addition, since I do not speak Korean and only English, both Leah and Anna who spoke excellent English were always available for accurate translation. After my first conversation with Anna, she explained all the details and answered all my questions quickly and thoroughly. Once Dr. Ahn came in for the consultation he was extremely nice, professional, and helped me understand what the best course of action would be to correct the brow sag that was affecting my peripheral vision. While my sagging brows were affecting my vision, it was also affecting my ability to read without getting extremely tired. Once the procedure was complete, I immediately noticed the difference and was able to read without getting tired and my peripheral vision was greatly improved. Thank you, Dr. Ahn and staff for your professionalism and kindness and I will offer my recommendation to those interested in the ATOP Plastic Surgery Clinic.
Heart here6 months passed, very pleasant to the touch and shapeIsn't it famous for my heart?There is also a person who is in charge of post-management care alone.It is recommended if there is a person around the kindness
Dr. Kim at dermatology does her job!! Was there for acne scar treatment a while ago and now I go time to time when I feel it's necessary. She speaks good English and all staffs are very friendly. Highly recommended.
Christy was simply amazing and very helpful. Her English is exceptional and she was extremely friendly which really helped me with my anxiety. My case was difficult as my previous Rhinoplasty was infected and got really bad and I was scared that I wouldn’t be able to get my normal nose back. However, Dr Kim was a true professional and he was honest with me that he would only be able to fix about 80%. To be honest I was disappointed hearing that but in the end I’d rather have a doctor who is upfront with me about what he can and cannot do than making false promises. I am now more than half a year post op ( 8 months) and the nose is shaping up alright! Albeit the parts where he couldn’t fix still bothers me a lot but all in all I’m glad to have a normal life back. Thank you Dr Kim, Christy, and all the staff at April 31!
Arumdaun Nara - Gangnam Branch, located in Dogok dong, Seoul, South Korea offers patients Arm Lift procedures among its total of 24 available procedures, across 2 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Arm Lift procedures at Arumdaun Nara - Gangnam Branch, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $4,099. There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 10 in total, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
Arumdaun Nara - Sinchon Branch, located in Dogok dong, Seoul, South Korea offers patients Arm Lift procedures among its total of 21 available procedures, across 2 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Arm Lift procedures at Arumdaun Nara - Sinchon Branch, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $4,099. There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 10 in total, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
Arumdaun Nara - Jamsil Branch, located in Dogok dong, Seoul, South Korea offers patients Arm Lift procedures among its total of 21 available procedures, across 2 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Arm Lift procedures at Arumdaun Nara - Jamsil Branch, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $4,099. There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 10 in total, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
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An arm lift, also known as a Brachioplasty, is a cosmetic surgery to treat sagging underarms and the connecting area of the chest wall. The surgery improves the appearance of the under portion of a person’s upper arm. It reduces extra skin, removes excess fat, tightens and smooths the underlying tissue that defines the shape of the upper arm. The surgery can make your upper arms look more defined and toned.
As you get older, your skin changes and becomes loose, particularly the skin on your upper arms. Genetics and significant weight loss also play a role in the development of drooping upper arms. While exercise can strengthen the muscle tone in your upper arm, it cannot correct excess skin that has lost its elasticity.
You might consider this procedure if the undersides of your upper arm appear loose or sagging due to excess skin and fat. Since it can improve your appearance, many people who had the procedure found that it boosted their body image.
In general, good candidates for an arm lift surgery are individuals with significant upper arm skin laxity, individuals who are not significantly overweight, and healthy individuals without medical conditions, as it can increase the risk of surgery.
Before the actual procedure, your plastic surgeon will likely review your medical history and ask you about any medications you are taking or have taken recently. You may be required to do a physical exam to determine the treatment options, a chest X-ray, and an electrocardiogram. You can also discuss your expectations in terms of appearance post-surgery. During this discussion and evaluation, be sure to ask your surgeon questions and tell them your concerns because it is very important to understand all aspects of an arm lift procedure, such as the benefits and risks. If you smoke, your surgeon will ask you to stop around one or two months before the surgery to reduce the risk of complications.
The surgery can be performed in a hospital or an outpatient surgical facility. Your surgeon will start by marking on the underside of your arms where they plan to make incisions. The incision length depends on the amount of excess skin to be removed and generally placed on the inside or the back of the arm. Then, you are given either general or local anesthesia. Your surgeon will recommend the best choice for you.
Guided by the marks on your arms, your surgeon tightens and reshapes the tissue in your upper arms. Then they pulls your skin back over the tissue and secures it with stitches. If you have any excess fat in the area, suction technique (liposuction) may also be used to remove the fat. Finally, your skin is smoothed over the new contours and excess skin is removed. The whole procedure normally takes two to three hours to finish.
After the surgery, you may go home on the same day or you will have to stay for one to two days in the hospital. The arms are usually wrapped in elastic bandages to minimize swelling, and small tubes may be placed in your arms to drain excess blood. It is advisable to stay in the South Korea for ten to eleven days after your surgery because you will need to attend follow-up checkups, during which your surgical stitches will be removed.
The recovery period of an arm lift is typically short as long as you follow your surgeon’s postoperative care instruction. You may be able to return to work and resume some light activities within two weeks, and you should be able to return to your normal daily routine in six weeks. The surgeon may get you to wear a compression sleeve for a few weeks to keep your swelling down. However, allow six months before doing any strenuous and athletic activities, such as sport, because it might stretch the incision. The healing time for your swelling may take two to three months. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience shortness of breaths, irregular heartbeat, chest pains, a fever, or redness of the skin.
Your surgeon will give you aftercare instructions, which will cover what medications to take and when, how to take care of your wounds, warning signs, and a timeline for follow up appointments. It is important to strictly follow your surgeon’s aftercare instructions. Your surgeon may prescribe painkillers and to prevent wound infections you may need to take oral antibiotics or topical medications. While recovering, it is essential to avoid smoking because smoking slows down the healing process and will increase your risk of infections and permanent scarring. To maintain the result of arm lift surgery, you will need to maintain a stable weight and general fitness.
An arm lift has a high success rate and is typically long-lasting. However, you need to remember that your skin will eventually lose some firmness as you age and some drooping might occur. Furthermore, it is important to know that an arm lift has possible risks and side effects. You might have pain and infection after the surgery. In some cases, excessive bleeding, permanent scarring, fluid buildup, the damage of nerve, muscle, and blood vessels, as well as fatty tissue.
If you prefer less invasive procedures, some alternative procedures can be used instead of arm lift surgery.
Other alternatives are Vaser liposuction, Lipodissolve, Thermage, and massage therapy.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 09/02/2022.