Arm Lift

One of the main reasons to avoid wearing sleeveless tops and dresses is due to dreaded bingo wings. The upper arms are a frustrating – sometimes embarrassing – area of concern for many women, especially if you are fit and with low body fat.

Workouts for biceps and triceps are unlikely to firm arm fat. Surgery is an option but leaves a visible scar. Instead, there are several non-surgical arm lift treatments that are highly effective against unwanted arm fat and crepey, sagging skin on the inside of the upper arms.

For example, CoolSculpting® banishes unwanted arm fat for good1, while Ultherapy® and Thermage® CPT are skin lifting and skin tightening treatments with durable results.

A lady having an arm lift

FAQ

As we age, our bodies slow down the production of essential proteins that enable skin to stretch and contract: elastin and collagen. Connective tissues and muscles deteriorate and skin under the arms becomes loose and sagging.

We offer a variety of arm lift treatments which are sometimes more effective when combined – your medical practitioner will give you all the advice you need.

CoolSculpting – fat freezing (cryolipolysis) treatment for the reduction in arm fat ‘bingo wings’, which are due to deposits of fat in the upper arm area:

  • The only FDA-cleared, non-surgical fat reduction treatment that delivers proven results without surgery, anaesthesia or downtime. ¹
    Eliminates fat cells with noticeable results. ¹
  • Treatment takes approximately 35 minutes if both arms are treated at the same time with the new CoolAdvantage™ applicator.
  • Once the treated double chin fat cells are gone, they are gone for good. ¹
  • On average, The Cosmetic Skin Clinic sees between 23% to 40% fat reduction in the area treated after just a single treatment.
  • Results start to show in as little as 3 weeks with optimum results seen at 8 -12 weeks.
  • We are the Number One clinic for CoolSculpting in the UK & Western Europe for the fourth consecutive year.

Ultherapy – uses focused ultrasound imaging to tighten and lift sagging arm skin:

  • An FDA-approved treatment for the face and neck with a specific clinical indication for lifting skin on the neck, chin, brow, abdomen and décolletage as well as the arms.
  • Stimulates the growth of new collagen deep within wrinkled skin.
  • Results can become more apparent over three to six months.
  • Patients still have fresh young collagen, even after a year.

Thermage CPT – a safe, non-invasive radiofrequency (RF) technology that tightens and firms up the skin on the upper arms:

  • Clinically proven to help smooth, tighten and re-contour the skin.
  • Remodels collagen, the protein that gives skin its strength and elasticity, in the deeper layers of the skin.
  • Also stimulates the production of new collagen to tighten the loose bits and smooth crepey skin.
  • Treatment takes approximately 1 – 1.5 hours.
  • Immediate results usually visible which improve over two to six months after treatment.

1 Bernstein, E. F. (2013), Longitudinal evaluation of cryolipolysis efficacy: two case studies. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 12: 149–152.

Different treatments achieve different outcomes. At your initial consultation with our qualified medical practitioners, we’ll discuss a personalised treatment plan that’s tailored to you.

It depends on the arm lift treatment, or combination of arm lift treatments, used. Your medical practitioner will give you all the advice you need.

It depends on the arm lift treatment, or combination of arm lift treatments, used. Your medical practitioner will give you all the advice you need. CoolSculpting gives a permanent result1 while Ultherapy and Thermage skin tightening can last 12-18 months.

Dr Tracy Mountford, owner of The Cosmetic Skin Clinic, is renowned for her light hands and natural looking results. She personally handpicks and trains all of our medical practitioners to the highest level.

We will explain everything in detail and make you feel at ease and relaxed on the day of your treatment, knowing you’re in safe, expert and medically qualified hands.

There is little to no downtime and you can resume normal activities right away.

Some people find arm fat freezing treatment a little uncomfortable during the first 5-15 minutes when the CoolMini applicator freezes the skin and fat, but very few patients have reported experiencing sensation during treatment and all have said it subsided quite soon.

With Ultherapy, discomfort may only happen when the ultrasound energy is delivered, but this is a temporary sensation and a positive sign that the collagen-building process has been initiated. A recent upgrade, Ultherapy Amplify, has been introduced which has been found to be more comfortable.

We use the latest Thermage CPT (Comfort Pulse Technology) which has a combination of heat energy to treat deep tissue and cooling effects to protect the skin’s surface and deliver better patient comfort. Throughout the procedure, your practitioner will ask if you are fine with the level of heat sensation to make sure you feel comfortable while achieving the very best results for you.

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