Tone your upper arms to a more natural appearance


 Weight loss and the effects of aging cause the skin in your upper arms to sag. An Arm Lift (Brachioplasty) with or without liposuction can address upper arms. The goal of the surgery is to tighten and re-contour the area to a more natural and pleasing contour

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How would you feel if you could wear tops that highlight your figure? The loose skin and excess fat on your upper arms may be resistant despite following a diet and exercise regime.

Areas addressed by an Arm Lift


  • Tightens sagging skin
  • Eliminates unwanted fat
  • Smooths out folds and deep creases
  • Creates a more sculpted appearance

"Thank you for such a wonderful experience! Everyone was so helpful along the way and Dr. Izquierdo was fantastic. The compliments from friends and family are a true testament of his amazing work. Thank you again!" 

- Arm Lift Patient

Meet Dr. Izquierdo

Dr. Ricardo Izquierdo is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the President of Face And Body Plastic Surgery. He has gained expertise in all aspects of Cosmetic Surgery over the last 28 years. He has been named one of America’s Best Physicians in “The Guide to Top Doctors.” for more than 10 years.


By skillfully performing arm lifts and other surgical treatments for the body, Dr. Izquierdo strives to create a sculpted toned profile for his patients.


​"Our goal is to enhance your arm shape, and produce an appropriate balance with your other features."

Dr. Izquierdo's Approach to Treatment

Dr. Izquierdo believes that the finest aesthetic outcomes are achieved through a close doctor/patient collaboration, which is why he schedules extensive consultations with all of his patients. Dr. Izquierdo takes the time to carefully evaluate each patient, learn about each patient's aesthetic goals, and develop an individualized surgical plan. 


What Other Patients Say


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​​From start to finish the entire experience couldn’t have been easier. Consultations were never rushed. All aspects of surgery were discussed and I felt completely at ease with my decision. Two months after surgery and I couldn’t be happier.


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I knew the minute I walked out of his office I would be using Dr. Izquierdo. I had met with 5 other doctors for the same surgery and he met all expectations start to finish.




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Having surgery of any kind is scary, but Dr. Izquierdo is very comforting and reassuring making this very first elective experience easier.





Your Arm Lift Procedure


Brachioplasty surgery requires 1-3 hours of surgery in an out patient surgical facility under general anesthesia. Liposuction is often used concomitantly to remove excess fat. A typical scar is placed in your arm pit and may extend down the inside groove of the arm. At times, modification of the length of the scar can be made to decrease it's visibility when wearing short sleeves or a sleeveless top. All attempts to minimize your scars will be made.

Dr. Izquierdo will assess your options for reduction of the upper arms. At times a combination of procedures may achieve a better result.


"Have had a wonderful experience from the first appointment all the way through from the office staff to Dr. Izquierdo. I feel wonderful and love my new look!"

Arm Lift ​​​​Recovery

Post operatively, you will have bandages and dressings placed immediately after surgery. Surgical swelling is usually at its peak during the first 3 days gradually decreasing over 2-3 weeks. Keeping your arms elevated on a pillow will help reduce the expected swelling. You may feel numbness or other changes in sensation however this usually returns overtime.

Return to normal activities may take up to 2-6 weeks, depending on your particular surgical procedure.


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