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Short-Scar Arm Lift Surgery

Aging or significant weight loss often leaves sagging skin in areas where it is almost impossible to lose with diet and exercise. The upper arm is one such area. Excess sagging skin can feel unattractive and can be problematic for some types of clothing. If you have moderate skin elasticity remaining, Dr. Dayan can perform a short-scar arm lift surgery to remove excess skin and fat for a tighter, smoother appearance.

Short-scar arm lift surgery, also called a crescent lift, due to the shape of the incision, utilizes a smaller scar to provide access to the area underneath the upper arm. Because there is remaining elasticity in the skin, less tissue must be removed and smaller tightening techniques are required. The scar is easily hidden in the armpit and heals much quicker than if a longer incision were necessary.

Crescent Lift in Armpit

Dr. Dayan can perform a crescent lift in armpit surgery to provide patients with a much smoother, younger-looking appearance. He and the talented aesthetics team at Avance Plastic Surgery Institute in Reno/Tahoe, NV, provide the ultimate level of care and surgical expertise. Dr. Dayan is a renowned cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has written, lectured and taught plastic surgery techniques to hundreds of physicians and surgeons using the latest technology.

Patients choosing this body contouring procedure can expect it to take about an hour to address both arms. Dr. Dayan and his team always ensure your comfort with appropriate anesthesia and long-acting pain treatment. Typical recovery is about 7-10 days, possibly two weeks if you engage in activities that involve raising your arms over your head often.

Contact Avance Plastic Surgery Institute online or call us at 775-800-4444 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Dayan about short-scar arm lift surgery, or a crescent lift in the armpit. He will be glad to explain the procedure and answer your questions.

Maintenance Program

The maintenance program at Avance Plastic Surgery Institute is designed to offer patients a convenient way to continue seeing the benefits of our treatments for as long as possible.

To maintain the outcomes of body contouring procedures, we recommend non-invasive and minimally invasive treatments with the following devices:

  • Forma Body (InMode)
  • Morpheus 8 Body (InMode)
  • Evolve

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