FaceDescription: Brachioplasty surgically removes excess skin from the upper arms. This is popular with patients who have lost large amounts of weight

How it’s done: Excess skin is removed from the inside of the upper arm and is redefined for a slimmer look. The procedure is performed under general anesthetic in a couple of hours

Complications: Skin sensitivity, skin discolouration, and scarring can occur.

Recovery: One to four weeks, depending on the extent of the work.

Cost: $5,000 to $7,000.

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