Brachioplasty - Arm Lift

Cabrera Plástica & Estética

“The skin off the upper arms tends to droop with age, hormonal changes, and significant weight loss. This is very common after massive weight loss or bariatric surgery”.

Brachioplasty - Arm Lift - Cabrera Plástica & Estética Córdoba

What is Brachioplasty?

A Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) is the procedure designed to remove and reshape skin and fat in the upper arms, from the underarm region to the elbow.


How do I know if I am a good candidate for a Brachioplasty-Arm Lift?

You are a good candidate for a Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) if you are stable weight, significant upper arm skin laxity, a good state of health, and realistic expectation with the result.




How long does a Brachioplasty-Arm Lift take it?

A Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) times depends on the severity of the skin laxity and the need for resection. Usually, time of surgery is between an hour and hour and a half for each arm.

What question should I ask to my surgeon if I am thinking to have a Brachioplasty-Arm Lift?

Questions that you must ask to your surgeon include certification (Member of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery), years in practice and specialization in corporal aesthetic surgery, particularly after massive weight loss. You must be informed about all the risks and complications with Brachioplasty-Arm Lift technique.

In what hospital the surgery should be place?

All our procedures are performed in Hospital “San Juan de Dios” de Cordoba (Spain). This hospital is located in a wonderful area in Cordoba. This hospital, which is fully equipped with the most advanced and qualified staff, is leader in the private health sector in Cordoba.

What type of anesthesia will be used for a Brachioplasty-Arm Lift?

For a Brachioplasty-Arm Lift we use general anesthesia in all the cases.

Should I stop taking any medication before my Brachioplasty-Arm Lift?

If you take any medication you should continue to take it, even on the day of your surgery. However, if you take aspirin or any of its derivatives you should stop taking it 14 days before the surgery to reduce the risk of bleeding.



If you have more questions about your Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) in Cordoba (Spain), don´t hesitate to ask us by filling the contact form.


If you come to more than an hour away from Cordoba for a Brachioplasty -Arm Lift (Malaga, Seville, Jaen, Ciudad Real, Badajoz, and Madrid), we will endeavor to find you the most suitable time for your appointment, so you can return to your city at the desired time.