All surgical procedures, including arm lift surgery, have potential risks associated with their performance. The decision to have arm lift is extremely personal, and ultimately you’ll have to decide if this procedure will achieve your goals and whether or not the potential Arm Lift Complications are acceptable.

Possible Arm Lift Complications Include:

Unfavorable scarring
Fluid Accumulation (Seroma)
Poor Wound Healing
Wound Separation
Suture Granuloma
Numbness in Skin Sensation
Contour Irregularities
Asymmetry in Scar Placement or Contour
Pain that may persist
Nerve damage
Allergic Reactions
Residual Deformity
Need for Revision Surgery
Suboptimal Aesthetic Result
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Complications