During arm liposuction, fat deposits from the arm are removed. The area is flushed with a local anesthetic and saline in order to contract the skin and blood vessels prior to aspirating the fat deposits.
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Conditions Treated with Arm Liposuction:
Arm liposuction is utilized in cases of excessive fat deposits or fat deposits that are resistant to exercise.
Weight loss is a non-surgical alternative to arm liposuction. There are no comparable surgical alternatives.
Anesthesia with Arm Liposuction:
Arm liposuction can be performed under local anesthesia. It can also be performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the procedure.
Potential Complications from Arm Liposuction:
Possible risks following arm liposuction include infection, bleeding, swelling and a negative reaction to the anesthesia that is used. It is also possible to experience pain, scarring, blood clots, muscle damage, blood vessel damage, nerve damage and uneven surface of the arm.
Prognosis after Arm Liposuction:
The prognosis for a positive end result following arm liposuction is good.
Recovery from Arm Liposuction:
The total recovery time following arm liposuction is two to four weeks.