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Arm Lift Surgery

Also known as: Brachioplasty, Arm Reduction, Bingo wings surgery, Underarm Surgery

Arm Lift surgery, often known as Brachioplasty, is a surgical operation that aims to improve the appearance of the arms. During an Arm Lift surgery, excess skin and fat are removed from the arms, resulting in a more toned and sculpted appearance.


How much does Arm Lift Surgery cost?

Surgical Time

2 - 2.5 hours


£5,856 - 6,994

Day Case

Yes/ Occasionally overnight stay


General Anaesthetic

Time off work

2 weeks

Time before showering

48 hours


Why Choose Kliniken for Arm Lift Surgery

Discuss your needs

Discuss your needs

Generous hour long consultations to discuss your needs

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Innovative approach

Innovative approach

Natural and innovative approach to treatments

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Helps you rest and recuperate

Helps you rest and recuperate

Country side and clean air helps you rest and recuperate

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Same clinician

Same clinician

Same clinician assigned to your from start to finish of the process

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Attentive care

Attentive care

Personalised and attentive care throughout the surgery

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Privacy and Discretion

Privacy and Discretion

Privacy and discretion of our clients is paramount

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Our UK trained and qualified surgeons are here to help

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to our frequently asked questions

Patients can typically have an arm uplift performed and go home the same day.

Patients are can have the procedure under general anaesthetic where they are put to sleep or with sedation.  

The incision most commonly is from the armpit along the inside of the upper am leaching the elbow.

The wounds are closed with dissolving stitches and dressed to ensure the area is kept clean and dry.

Each patient is immediately placed into medical-grade compression garments to support help postoperatively.

When clients come into the clinic, our UK trained plastic surgeon with expert knowledge makes a full assessment.

The surgeon establishes reasons sought for Arm Lift surgery and what the client hopes to achieve as an end result.

The amount of skin and fat is assessed to help with surgical planning.

It is important for the patient to be appropriately counselled to understand the whole process including surgery and after surgery.

Patients are given at least 2 weeks to make a considered decision and only once both patient and surgeons are happy, does the patient proceed to surgery.

Patients are put in compression garments immediately after surgery to help support the wounds.  

As soon as they are comfortable, patients will be able to notice the change in shape of the arms. There will be some swelling but there should not be any pain.  

Once ready, patients can go home with pre-booked follow up appointments.  

Patients are seen in the clinic at 2 weeks to check the wounds by the surgeon who operated on them.

Measures such as wearing compression clothing work for smaller amounts of loose skin.

Non-surgical alternatives include using radiofrequency machines to encourage tightening of the skin but there tends to work on small up to moderate amounts of loose skin.

There tend to be two types of patients who benefit from an arm lift.

One is those who have lost a lot of weight and now have loose skin under the upper part of the arms extending from the armpit to the inside of the elbow.

The second type tends to be older patients (50’s onwards) who have lost the elasticity of the skin and tend to have extra fat and skin.


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