Are you tired of waving and having your arms wave back at you? You are not alone. Excess skin under the upper arms (from the armpit to the elbow) is a common occurrence in women. When estrogen levels drop (usually for those who are peri-menopausal or in menopause), the amount of collagen produced is less. Diminishing collagen offers less support so skin laxity and thin skin become much more noticeable. Another instance of hanging skin in the upper arms (sometimes referred to as “bat wings”) can occur when someone has lost an extraordinary amount of weight.
Fortunately upper arm liposuction and surgery are great options to treat “bat wing” arms and patients are very pleased with the result.
Arm Liposuction and Skin Excision