AWL UPPER BODY LIFT
An Upper Body Lift tightens and removes loose skin and fat from the upper arm and armpit areas as well as back and side rolls. For some patients this procedure is combined with breast or arm lift surgery. As well as all of Dr. Carmina’s surgeries, this procedure requires specialized sculpting to meet the individual needs of her patient.
Dr. Carmina knowing the importance of a positive and open line of patient and doctor communication will go over all details making everything very clear for her patient before surgery.
Depending on the extent of your procedure the surgery may take from 3 to 5 hours. You will experience some pain however Dr. Carmina will prescribe pain medication for you. Recovery time can be from 6 to 8 weeks; however you will need to avoid lifting heavy objects for the first three months and continue to be careful with lifting for another month.
Dr. Carmina will want you to wear a compression garment. Returning to work, if not strenuous is usually in 2 weeks. It is always best to listen to your own body and check with us if in doubt. Remember Dr. Carmina’s bilingual staff is always here to help you through your entire journey.
These procedures will rejuvenate and result in a smooth more youthful appearance to your upper body. Your desire to wear the clothing of your choice with confidence will become a reality.