It is the most advanced and minimally invasive technique for remodeling of the arms in their entire contour. The greatest advantage of this technique is that it leaves no scars, and totally retracts the skin of the arm.
BODYTITE is a minimally invasive radiofrequency-assisted liposuction technique that removes fat and retracts the skin at the same time, with rapid recovery.
This technique is especially indicated in cases when there is only mild skin drooping and not a lot of fat tissue.
In the most extensive cases at the Instituto Perez de la Romana we associate this technique with arm lift to achieve the best result.
This procedure is performed with the use of local anaesthesia and sedation, and on an outpatient basis, when the patient is able to return home in a few hours.
You would need to wear a compressive garment for 2 weeks that won´t prevent you from dressing as usual.
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Usually, from the age of 18. However, it is always more frequent among patients who have suffered from obesity or lost weight. In these cases, it will be performed when the patient has lost all the weight and depending on their psychological condition.
No. Normally, this procedure is performed with local anesthetic and sedation.
No. This procedure is performed as an outpatient procedure and after a few hours, the patient can go home.
It depends on the type of work of the patient: if they do not have to move arms much they can resume their normal routine after a week. However, if they do a lot with their arms they should rest for two weeks.
Of course, there are scars because skin has to be removed but the incisions are made on the inside of the arm, where they are practically invisible. Once the incisions have cured, it is recommended to use the silicone plasters and horsewhip, as well as to avoid exposure to the sun, in order to enhance and conceal the aspect of the scars.
Yes, but you will have to protect the scars and prevent them from direct exposure to the sun for the first six months after the procedure.