The History of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery | Biodermis.com

Tyler Szelinski
Beauty standards and the pursuit of improving the physical body have been around since the beginning of recorded human history. It’s no surprise, then, that doctors and surgeons were fulfilling demands to reconstruct or change some aspect of the human body as far back as four thousand years ago. While medical interventions have changed and become more advanced over the years, we owe it to the surgical endeavors of the past to supply us with the knowledge we have today. In this article, we will briefly explore the history of plastic and reconstructive surgery to give us a better understanding of these areas of expertise in the present day.   

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Cosmetic Surgery: How to Treat Scars after an Arm Lift | Biodermis.com

Tyler Szelinski
An arm lift, known clinically as brachioplasty, is a cosmetic surgical procedure aimed at reducing excess skin and fat from the underside of one or both arms. Excess fat under the arms is often the result of physical changes in the body caused by weight gain, weight loss, or old age. The area from the armpit to the elbow is at high risk for localized deposits of fat and sagging skin which can be difficult to correct with exercise and dieting alone. Arm lifts are not meant to replace healthy dieting and exercise but they can help you get rid of problem areas. Post-operative scarring after such a procedure may worry some patients. However, with proper care and the right products, you can reduce scarring after your arm lift.

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