Romed Meirer, MD

Arm Lift

removal of excess skin on the upper arms and restoration of elasticity.

Frau mit weißem BH und gebeugtem Arm zieht an der Haut ihres Oberarms

Arm Lift

Refined and Toned Upper Arms

Loss of skin elasticity or severe weight loss can lead to an accumulation of excess skin on the upper arms. This can be particularly annoying during exercise.

from € 7,200.--
Procedure Duration
1.5 – 3 hours
general anaesthesia / twilight sleep
Hospital Stay
outpatient / inpatient for 1 night
compression garment for 6 weeks
Work Incapacity
1 – 2 weeks, depending on kind of work
Sports Abstinence
4 – 6 weeks
  • preliminary medical examination by the general practitioner/internist

  • discontinuation of anticoagulant medication, e.g., Aspirin, Thomapyrin or ThromboAss, at least one week before and one week after the operation

  • limitation of alcohol and nicotine

Kopf und Oberkörper einer sitzenden älteren Frau, bekleidet mit einem weißen BH
  • under general anaesthetic with an overnight stay in hospital if required

  • operation time for an upper arm lift approx. 1.5 - 3 hours depending on the technique to be used: depending on the anatomical conditions, either a minimal incision in the armpit region in combination with liposuction of the upper arms or an extensive incision along the inside of the upper arm is necessary

  • at the end of the procedure, the patient receives a compression garment

  • wear compression garments 24 hours a day for 6 weeks

  • no sport for 4 - 6 weeks

  • no strenuous work involving the upper body for 4 weeks

  • no sauna or solarium for 6 - 8 weeks

  • if liposuction is added to the procedure, massage the treated area several times a day with skin care oil/body lotion

  • postoperative haemorrhage, bruising and infections can occur in rare cases

  • a possible sensitivity to touch usually subsides after the first few weeks

  • any lymph congestion can be reduced by lymphatic drainage