Joshua Cooper, MD, FACS

How Long Will my Arms Stay Swollen After Brachioplasty?

Dr. Cooper
 

How Long Will my Arms Stay Swollen After Brachioplasty?

-Swelling after an arm lift (brachioplasty) is expected, with most of the swelling resolving by 3 months after the procedure. 

-However, some patients, such as yourself, will have continued swelling beyond 3 months that can be annoying. 

-It is likely that over the course of another 3-6 months, this swelling will resolve completely.  I realize it's hard to be patient for the swelling to resolve, but time, more than any other therapy, will allow the swelling to improve.


 

Related Questions:

 

From the Blog

Tummy Tuck in Seattle with Dr. Cooper

June 9, 2016 — Dr. Josh Cooper, at Sound Plastic Surgery in Seattle, helps mothers reclaim their pre-pregnancy tummies! Read More »

camma1Dr. Cooper is very skilled at what he does as a plastic surgeon.

- Alannah B.