arm lift in Turkey

Arm Lift in Turkey

Arm lift in Turkey Istanbul (Brachioplasty) is arms liposuction and tightening the flabby skin that resulting of losing weight due to many factors such as aging, obesity, sudden weight loss, genetics, increased estrogen secretion, unhealthy foods, lack of vitamins and minerals that rejuvenate the skin, lack of exercise and not drinking enough enough water.

The operation is performed within 2 – 3 hours under full anesthesia. You must stay in the hospital for one night after the procedure. As for the results, they are immediate and appear clearly as soon as the surgical effects disappear, and last for 10-20 years, approximately.

Below you can find some quick information about the surgery:

Anesthesia General
Procedure Duration2 – 3  hours
ResultsImmediate / 10 -20 years Approx. 
Convalescence7-10 days 
Stay in Hospital1 Night
Turk Aesthetic Cost3500 – 4500 EUR
Arm Lift in Turkey

How is Arm lift (Brachioplasty) done in Turkey

The doctor will be informed with all medications that the patient uses periodically if any, and he is also informed of the pathological information. The doctor discusses with the patient what the shape of the arms will be after the operation, and it is chosen according to what is possible and appears in a more harmonious way with the body. The patient is also informed of the type of anesthesia and the pre-anesthesia necessities.

Then, general medical examinations are performed to ensure that the body is safe from any health obstacle to complete the operation. The places to be processed are determined by drawing. Then the doctor begins by making a surgical incision in a hidden area in the arms, removing the excess skin and liposuction, if any, then the tissues are tightened and closed with cosmetic threads.

Arm lift operations types

There are three types of the operations that differ according to the patient’s condition and the amount of sagging and fat he has, namely:

Mini arm lift

If the person does not have a lot of excess flabby skin, it is preferable to use the mini arm lift technique, in this technique a surgical incision is made under the armpit with the least possible size, and if there is an amount of fat, liposuction can be performed at the same time.

arm lift in Turkey
arm lift in Turkey

Extensive arm lift

This technique is used if the skin sagging rate is moderate. In this case, the length of the incision extends from the armpit to the elbow of the arm. And if there is an amount of fat, liposuction can be performed at the same time.

Standard arm lift

If the flabby skin is high, it is preferable to use the full arm lift technique. In this technique, the incision is made in a T-shape toward the armpit and elbow portion of the arm. Fat is also suctioned, if it is present.

Arm lift without surgery

The arms can be tightened without the need to resort to surgery. The non-surgical method is characterized by its ease of implementation and speed of performance, but it is taken from its results that it does not last for a long period of time, nor does it work for advanced cases. As for the non-surgical methods of arm tightening, they are:

  • Laser
  • HIFU

Who can perform arm lift surgery in Turkey

Anyone who is in good health and over the age of 20 and suffers from flabby arms as a result of weight loss or genetic reasons that give the arms a more aging appearance and give an annoying shape and negative impact (a kind of embarrassment) and lack of self-confidence can accept this procedure.

Who can not perform arm lift surgery in Turkey

  • Everyone who has not yet reached the age of 20.
  • Suffering from a chronic or contagious disease.
  • For those who have simple wrinkles that do not require a surgical procedure, but it is possible to resort to non-surgical options (laser or HIFU) to hide the wrinkles and some personal care and wait for a more advanced age to accept this procedure.

The doctor who performs the surgery

An arm lift is a cosmetic procedure performed by a plastic surgeon who has sufficient experience to perform this type of procedure. No doctor from another specialty can perform this type of operation. It is taken into account when choosing a hospital or medical center to investigate a reliable center, a clinical environment with a high degree of sterilization, and a highly qualified doctor.

The high cost of the procedure may sometimes reflect the center’s high efficiency and credibility, so it is preferable not to discuss or bargain on the issue of the high price.

Anesthesia types used in arm lift procedure in Turkey

The operation can only be performed under general anaesthesia. The patient must stop eating and drinking 6 hours before the operation to avoid feeling uncomfortable in the stomach. After waking up from the operation, the patient stays in the hospital for one night under general anesthesia.

Arm lift procedure steps in Turkey

Arm lift surgery goes through three stages, like other operations:

Total Time: 3 hours

Before the procedure 

Before starting the arm lift operation, it is preferable to tell the doctor about any chronic diseases that the person suffers from or any medications used, if any, and to inform the doctor about any previous operations that were performed, without neglecting any information related to the health condition. Several instructions must be followed, the most important of which are:
Discuss with the doctor about the results related to the operation.
Refrain from food and drink for at least six hours before the operation in case of general anesthesia.
Inform the doctor of any medications used periodically.
Refrain from alcohol and smoking for at least one week before the operation.
Stop any blood-thinning medications such as aspirin after consulting a doctor.
Choose comfortable clothes on the day of the operation.

During the procedure 

According to the type of arm lift operation, is it mini, medium or complete, and according to the patient’s condition, a surgical incision is made in an invisible place and the fat concentrated in the arms is suctioned, if any, then the flabby skin is cut and finally sutured with cosmetic surgical threads that dissolve with the skin with the passage of a short period About two weeks.

After the procedure 

After the operation, the patient must stay in the hospital for one or two nights. The plastic surgeon gives specific instructions to the extent that the patient adheres to them to the letter, the better results will be obtained. Here are some things to consider:
Get complete rest and make sure to take medications and take painkillers and anti-inflammatories prescribed by the doctor to reduce any complications.
Reducing or abstaining from smoking and stopping blood-thinning medications.
Drink plenty of fluids, which helps in better recovery and wound healing in less time.
Adequate sleep after the operation and lying on the back only for a period determined by the doctor with the instructions.
Careful wound care.

Before and after arm lift surgery in Turkey

Here are some before and after photos of surgery in Turkey that were performed at Turk Aesthetic Center in Istanbul.

Arm Lift Techniques in Turkey Istanbul


Laser technique has become the best alternative after it was previously an unpopular option among cosmetic options due to the high cost. The idea of ​​a laser to tighten the arms depends on emitting rays to stimulate the cells of the arms and the skin to produce collagen to appear more radiant and youthful. the session takes about 30-45 minutes. The session must be repeated for the longevity of the results.


HIFU technology is based on shining high-intensity focused ultrasound waves on sagging skin and wrinkles. These waves enter the depths of the skin, causing it to tighten itself in order to restore its elasticity and cohesion, which stimulates the skin to produce collagen, which in turn improves the appearance of the skin. The result of HIFU technique lasts for about a year and the session takes about 30-45 minutes to complete.


It is the traditional method, which is a radical solution to get rid of the flabbiness that cannot be eliminated through the non-surgical methods that we mentioned. Surgical methods are classified according to the degree of sagging or the condition of the patient’s arms to tighten the small, medium and full arms.

Instructions after surgery in Turkey

There are many instructions to be followed after the surgery, the most important of which are:

  • Strictly follow the instructions given by the doctor and adhere to the use of medicines on time.
  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight or heat.
  • Sleep lying on the back only and make sure to sleep fickle.
  • Drink plenty of water and fluids.
  • Commit to wearing the corset given by the doctor during the specified period.

Arm lift surgery pros and cons in Turkey


The negatives abound after arm lift and plastic surgery in Turkey steadily, with the degree of experience of the surgeon, in addition to the patient’s failure to adhere to the instructions recommended after the operation. The most important thing that can be mentioned is not getting the expected results. In some rare cases, there may be a lack of symmetry between the two parties in a certain proportion. In addition to restricting the freedom to move the arms in the first period after the operation.


When obtaining successful results, the patient regains his self-confidence as a result of getting rid of sagging in the arms, in addition to a more youthful and beautiful appearance. And restore the natural shape of the arms and get rid of sagging.

Surgery Side effects 

  • Swelling and redness in the arms.
  • Minor itching at the surgical suture site.
  • Discomfort in the first period.
  • temporary numbness
  • Slight pain that goes away using the analgesics prescribed by the doctor after the procedure.

Arm lift surgery in Turkey Istanbul

Turkey in general, and Istanbul in particular, is the destination for many tourists who visit Turkey for the purpose of treatment and tourism at the same time because of the many advantages, such as the multiplicity of options, the expertise of doctors, the quality of service and reasonable prices. Arm lift surgery in Turkey is one of the most important options available for cosmetic surgery, and its cost ranges from 3500 euros to 4500 euros according to each center and according to the details of the operation.

Arm lift surgery cost in Turkey Istanbul

The cost of arm lift surgery in Turkey varies from place to place according to several things:

  • The reputation of the medical center or hospital.
  • Doctor’s experience.
  • Procedure details.
  • The attached services provided by the center because some centers offer packages that include treatment, accommodation and transportation.

At Turk Aesthetic Istanbul – Turkey, the cost of the operation is determined according to the details of the procedure, from 3500 euros to 4500 euros.

To request the cost of the package including accommodation and transportation, you can contact the Turk Aesthetic team via the contact page.

FAQ – Arm lift surgery in Istanbul, Turkey

How long does an arm lift procedure take?

About 2 – 3 hours according to the operation details.

When will the arm lift procedure results appear?

The results of the procedure are immediate and can be clearly seen once the effects of the surgery wear off.

What is the success rate of arm lift surgery?

The degree of results is proportional to the skill of the doctor who performs the procedure and the patient’s commitment to the recommended medical instructions after the operation. In general, the success rate of the operation is high compared to other operations.

What type of anesthesia is used in an arm lift?

An arm lift operation can be performed under general anaesthesia.

What is the cost of arm lift surgery in Turkey?

In Turk Aesthetic Istanbul, the cost of arm lift surgery ranges between 3500 – 4500 euros.

What is the recovery period after arm lift operation?

About a week to ten days.

Are the results of arm lift surgery permanent?

Arm lift surgery is a radical solution to get rid of wrinkles and sagging, and its results may range between 10-20 years.

What is the cost of arm lift without surgery?

The cost varies according to the type of technique used and the number of sessions performed.

Finally, you can contact directly via the link to request information and prices from the Turk Aesthetic.

Arm Lift in Turkey