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        Arm Lift in Turkey

        What is Brachioplasty? (Arm Lift Surgery)

        Brachioplasty is a surgical procedure also known as an arm lift. It is designed to remove excess skin and fat from the upper arms. The goal of the procedure is to create a smoother, more toned appearance.

        Brachioplasty in Turkey at a Glance

        We put in place all necessary arrangements to give you the best possible experience abroad. Here is all you can expect for your brachioplasty in Turkey:

        Time in Turkey

        1 WEEK




        1 NIGHTS


        12 MONTHS POST-OP


        4/5* HOTELS



        Are You Suitable for an Arm Lift Surgery in Turkey?

        Arm lift surgery in Turkey is suitable if you have good overall health and are preferably non-smoker. You must also have maintained a stable weight for several months before surgery and have tried exercise and dieting without success.

        What can you expect after the operation?

        After brachioplasty in Turkey, it is common to experience some pain, swelling, and bruising in the arms, which can last for several weeks. We will prescribe pain medication to help you manage the discomfort.
        You may also be required to wear compression garments for a few weeks to reduce swelling and promote healing.

        It is important to avoid strenuous physical activities and lifting heavy objects for at least six weeks after surgery. You should also avoid exposing your incision sites to direct sunlight for several months to minimize scarring.

        In most cases, you can resume your normal daily activities within a week or two, but the full recovery process may take several months. You will have follow-up appointments with your surgeon to monitor your progress and ensure proper healing.

        What are the benefits of Arm Lift Surgery?

        Arm lift surgery, or brachioplasty, offers several potential benefits if you are bothered by sagging skin and excess fat on their upper arms. These include:

        1. Improved appearance
        2. Boost in self-confidence
        3. Better-fitting clothes
        4. Enhanced mobility

        Arm Lift Surgery Before and After

        Sagging skin and excess fat can be difficult to eliminate with diet and exercise alone. With arm lift surgery in Turkey, you can achieve a more toned and contoured look. See the amazing before and after results to get an idea of expected results.

        How much does Arm Lift Surgery cost?

        The cost of an arm lift can vary depending on several factors, including the extent of the surgery, the surgeon’s experience and qualifications, the geographical location of the surgical center, and any additional fees for anesthesia, facility, and post-operative care. You may take a look at our table below to get a price cross-analysis between countries.

        It is also important to consider that the cost of surgery should not be the only factor when choosing a surgeon. It is important to choose a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon who has a track record of delivering safe and effective results.

        How much is an Arm Lift Surgery in Turkey?

        The cost of arm lift surgery in Turkey is an average 70% less than in the UK or the US, but this can vary depending on your selected accommodation, surgeon, clinic and flight destination.

        The average cost of brachioplasty in Turkey is $4000. This is including flights, 5* hotel accommodation, all inner-city transport, the whole hospitalization fee, private aftercare, medication, pressure garments, supplements and 12-month post-op follow-up.

        Consult our qualified plastic surgeons to receive a personalized medical treatment plan for free, including the total price of brachioplasty in Turkey.

        Preparing for an Arm Lift Surgery in Turkey

        As a patient, preparing for an arm lift surgery in Turkey can help ensure that the procedure is safe and successful and to achieve the best results. Here are some of the most important steps you can take to prepare for it:

        Follow your surgeon's instructions
        Your surgeon will provide you with detailed instructions on how to prepare for the surgery. This may include avoiding certain medications, stopping smoking, and maintaining a healthy diet.
        Arrange for transportation and aftercare
        Plan for transportation to and from the airport once you return from Turkey, and arrange for someone to assist you with activities of daily living during the initial recovery period.
        Stock up on supplies
        This surgery is performed on individuals of non-Caucasian descent who wish to Make sure you have enough pain medication, compression garments, and ice packs in case you run out of the stock provided.
        Take it easy during recovery
        Brachioplasty involves a recovery period of several weeks during which time you will need to avoid physical activities and lifting heavy objects.

        After Brachioplasty in Turkey

        After arm lift surgery, your arms will be wrapped in bandages and you may have drains in place to collect excess fluid.

        In the first days and weeks following surgery, you can expect to experience some swelling, bruising, and discomfort. We will provide you with specific instructions. It is important to follow these instructions closely to promote healing and minimize the risk of complications.

        While we remain by your side, we will provide any required assistance, medication and massages to ensure your maximum well-being.

        You will need to sleep on your stomach or with your arms elevated. Your surgeon will schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your progress and remove any stitches or drains.

        Overall, the bulk of the recovery after an arm lift in Turkey will take place with you by our side, in a 1-week span. With proper care and follow-up, you can expect to see significant improvements in the first weeks after the procedure.

        Recovery Process

        The recovery process after brachioplasty in Turkey typically unfolds as follows:

        Immediately after surgery:
        • You will be taken to a recovery area where you will be monitored until you are awake from anesthesia.
        • Your arms will be wrapped in bandages and you may have drains in place to collect any excess fluid.
        First week after surgery:
        • Your private nurse will take care of you and alleviate any symptoms you may experience
        • Your surgeon will prescribe medication and provide instructions on how to care for the surgical site.
        • You will need to avoid strenuous physical activities and heavy lifting.
        • You may be required to wear compression garments to reduce swelling and promote healing.
        Second week after surgery:
        • You may continue to experience swelling and discomfort, but it will gradually improve.
        • You may be able to return to light activities such as work, but you will still need to avoid heavy lifting and strenuous exercise.
        Third to sixth week after surgery:

        • Swelling and bruising will continue to improve.
        • Your surgeon will schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your progress and remove any stitches or drains as needed.

        Sixth week and beyond:
        • Most of the swelling and bruising will have subsided.
        • You may be able to resume more strenuous activities and exercise.

        What are the possible complications of arm lift surgery?

        A brachioplasty is a safe procedure that doesn’t involve any delicate area of the body. However, just as any surgery, there are certain risks and potential complications involved. It is crucial to follow your surgeon’s instructions to minimize such risks. These may include:

        While these complications can occur, they are very rare and can be avoided or minimized through proper preoperative evaluation and postoperative care.
        It is important to discuss these risks with your surgeon and carefully follow their instructions before and after brachioplasty in Turkey. If you experience any unusual symptoms or complications, be sure to contact your surgeon immediately for further evaluation and treatment.

        Arm Lift Surgery In Turkey

        Is Turkey good for Arm Lift Surgery?

        Turkey is known for its high-quality medical facilities and experienced cosmetic surgeons, making it a popular destination for arm lift surgery and other cosmetic procedures.

        However, as with any medical procedure, it is important to thoroughly research and carefully choose a qualified and experienced surgeon. Look for reviews and recommendations from previous patients, check the surgeon’s credentials and certifications, and ask for before-and-after photos of their work. It is also important to choose a reputable medical facility that follows strict safety and hygiene protocols such as established by ISO.

        Overall, brachioplasty in Turkey can be a very good option, but it is important to do your research and choose a qualified and experienced surgeon to ensure a safe and successful procedure.

        Arm Lift Surgery Results in Turkey

        Our surgeons take a personalized approach to each patient, carefully evaluating your unique needs and goals to create a customized treatment plan, tailored to your specific situation. Whether you are looking to eliminate sagging skin, reduce excess fat, or both, our surgeons have the expertise and skills needed to help you achieve the results you desire.

        You can expect to see a significant improvement in the appearance of your arms, with excess skin and fat removed to create a smoother and more toned look. We employ the latest techniques and strive to give you the treatment you deserve, with the highest quality care.

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        At Care in Turkey we provide all-inclusive medical travel plans to host you how you deserve.
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        about your brachioplasty in Turkey:

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        Breakfasts & Dinner Included
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        12-Month Follow-Up
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        From our luxurious waiting areas to our comfortable treatment rooms, we create an environment that is designed to make you feel amazing.

        Our expert team of doctors, nurses, and staff are dedicated to ensuring that you have the best possible experience from start to finish.

        We pride ourselves on providing you with the treatment you deserve from the moment they step through our doors.

        Frequently Asked Questions

        How painful is a brachioplasty?

        Surgery is performed under general anaesthesia, which makes it completely painless. However, some pain and discomfort may be experienced after surgery.

        How long does an arm lift last for?

        If good lifestyle habits are maintained after surgery, brachioplasty in Turkey results may last for several decades, or your entire lifetime.

        How much weight do you lose with brachioplasty?

        Arm lift surgery is not a weight loss procedure. You may experience a slight decrease in body weight due to the removal of excess skin and fat. However, weight loss is typically minimal.

        Does brachioplasty remove fat?

        Brachioplasty is an excess-skin removal procedure. However, a lesser quantity of fat is also removed in the process.

        Is brachioplasty a major surgery?

        As it does not involve any organ manipulation, brachioplasty is not considered a major surgery.

        Is there an alternative to brachioplasty?

        Yes, we recommend trying exercise and diet regimes before recurring to an arm lift in Turkey, which should only be undergone if all other options have been tried out unsuccessfully.

        Does brachioplasty leave a scar?

        Incisions are required for surgery, which means it does leave as scar. If hidden from the sun, however, it will fade away with time while being naturally concealed below the armpit.

        Can you bend your arms after an arm lift?

        After surgery, it is recommended to move as little as possible and avoid any activity that may cause pain. While you are able to bend your arms, you should refrain from doing so.

        Does brachioplasty include the armpit?

        Yes, brachioplasty, or arm lift surgery, can include the armpit area, also known as the axilla.

        Can you fly after arm lift?

        A waiting time of 4 to 5 days is required to allow for proper follow-up. After such time patients are safe to fly.

        How long is recovery from brachioplasty?

        The most important part will take place in the first week after surgery, but patients should avoid all physical exercise for at least 1 month.

        Should I lose weight before brachioplasty?

        Patients with a BMI above 33 may not be eligible for the procedure. If that is your case, you surgeon may require you to lose weight.

        Does brachioplasty remove stretch marks?

        Brachioplasty in Turkey can help to improve the appearance of stretch marks on the upper arms, but it may not completely remove them. The extent to which stretch marks are removed or improved depends on their severity and location on the arm.

        What can you not do after arm lift?

        Smoking and drinking alcohol are forbidden. All physical exercise should also be avoided.

        How do you sleep after brachioplasty?

        You should avoid putting any pressure on the treated area. Sleeping on your back is best.

        How much skin is removed in brachioplasty?

        The amount of skin removed will vary according to the patient. Your surgeon will make sure that the end result is firm, without any hanging skin.

        What is a mini arm lift?

        A mini arm lift is a less invasive version of a full brachioplasty. It is designed to address mild to moderate skin laxity and excess fat in the upper arms, rather than more significant excess skin that requires a full brachioplasty.

        Where are the scars from brachioplasty?

        Scars will be concealed below the arm, near the armpit area.

        What is the best procedure to thin arms?

        Depending on your case, arm lift surgery might be the best procedure to thin arms if you have tried dieting and exercise without success.

        Can you build muscle after an arm lift?

        Yes, once recovery period is over you will be able to exercise muscle.

        How long do I wear compression sleeves after brachioplasty?

        Detailed instructions will be provided by your plastic surgeon upon follow-up. Generally, it is advisable to wear pressure garments for at least 1-2 weeks after brachioplasty.

        How long are the drains in after brachioplasty?

        Surgical drains are usually removed in the first days after the procedure.


        Prof. Dr. Ethem Güneren
        Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

        Prof. Dr. Ethem Güneren graduated from Istanbul University’s Faculty of Medicine in 1987. In 2003, he became one of the first Turkish surgeons to become a member of the European Board of Plastic Surgeons (EBOPRAS). More recently, in 2017, Dr. Güneren also joined the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. With more than 25 years of experienced, he is one of the most widely recognized and certified surgeons in the country.

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