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What is Arm Liposuction?

Arm liposuction is a cosmetic surgery whose purpose is to thin and improve the silhouette of the curve of the arm.

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The lipoplasty of the arms is suitable for women and men who can not lose the localized fat of the arm. Indeed, when sport or diet are not enough to remove fat cells, liposuction is an effective and definitive solution.

Finally, arm liposuction can be combined with an arm lift.

Arm Liposuction in Hungary, Budapest

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Areas Affected by Liposuction of the Arms

The posterior and Outer Side of the Arm

Liposuction of the posterior aspect of the arm and the outer side of the arm are those that give the best results. Arm liposuction here is done in a circular way.

The Inner Side of the Arm

The skin of the inner side of the arm is particularly delicate and inelastic. Here the removal of the fat cells must be done more moderately.

Arm liposuction Cost

The price of a liposuction of the arms is 1’068 GBP, it includes:

  • consultation
  • pre-operative tests
  • anesthesia
  • intervention
  • hospitalization
  • controls
  • the medication
  • compression garments
  • personal assistance
  • airport transfers – clinic – airport

For the rest of the stay, we offer hotel nights in Budapest at preferential rates. If you want to know the price of a liposuction arm just contact us.

Arm Liposuction Candidates

The candidate for liposuction of the arms is a person who would like to remove the arm fat and refine the shape of his arms. In general, the ideal candidate should be close to their ideal weight, be in good health and have realistic expectations about this cosmetic surgery.

Preparation for an Arm Liposuction

Two weeks before the liposuction of the arms, it is necessary to stop:

  • taking medication containing aspirin
  • vitamins and dietary supplements
  • smoke

In addition, if the procedure is performed under general anesthesia:

  • preoperative tests at the Budapest clinic during the consultation
  • to present on an empty stomach the day of the intervention

Procedure of the Arm Liposuction

Length of Stay

A liposuction of the arms requires a stay of one week in Hungary.


The liposuction of the arms can be done under local anesthesia, under narcosis or under general anesthesia.

Duration of the Procedure

Arm liposuction lasts 1 hour. However, if it is performed in conjunction with an arm lift, then the procedure lasts 2 hours.


The incisions are short, about 3 mm, and are at the level of natural folds to remain as unobtrusive as possible.


First, a liquid is injected into the area to be treated. This facilitates the detachment of the fat. Then the fat cells are extracted using a cannula connected to a suction pump. To do this, we usually use a hydrojet assisted liposuction.

Closing the Incisions

Finally, the surgeon places sutures and bandages on the incisions.


If the arm liposuction takes place under general anesthesia, the patient spends the first night in the clinic.

Recovery after Arm Liposuction

After liposuction of the arms, a cuff type compression garment is to be worn continuously for 6 weeks. It can be removed during your showers.

The stitches will be removed 7 days after the liposuction of the arms.

Bruises disappear after 10 to 14 days and swelling will be present for 6 to 8 weeks.

During the 2 weeks postoperative, physical activities are to be avoided. You can recommend the sport only 4 weeks after the liposuction of the arms.

Then the sauna, solarium or sunbathing are possible after 8 weeks.

The pain after liposuction of the arms is not significant. In all cases, postoperative medications will be prescribed. As for example anti-inflammatories.

To avoid any risk of venous thrombosis, injections will be needed. Wearing compression garments will also reduce this risk.

Finally, after 3 weeks, lymphatic massages are to be done, at the rate of 2 sessions per week for 5 weeks. This will prevent an irregularity in the surface of the body.

Arm Liposuction Results

The results of a liposuction of the arms are for the long term. In fact, the fat cells targeted during the procedure have not been recreated by the body. In order to maintain the results, it will be necessary to avoid putting back weight by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Arm Liposuction Risks and Complications

As with any cosmetic surgery, liposuction of the arms involves risks and complications. Minor complications exist, major complications are rare. By closely following the instructions given by your surgeon, you will be able to reduce them as much as possible.

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