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Brachioplasty, or arm lift, is a surgical procedure used to remove excess skin from your arm to your elbow. This procedure helps to reshape the arm and leads to a more proportionate youthful appearance.
In case of extra fat of the arm and without excess skin, liposuction can be effective. On the other hand, in the presence of minimal excess skin, the brachioplasty limited to a single scar in the armpit could be appropriate.
For those with extensive excess skin, traditional brachioplasty will be required. This scar will extend from the elbow to the armpit and in some cases even the chest wall. Preoperative markings will be made and discussed with the patient. The incision, usually is on the inside of the arm. There will be absorbable stitches placed in multiple layers in order to close the incision.
After surgery , you will go home with some steps to follow:
Oral medications for pain control and will be closely monitored from our office.
Keep the arms raised above the level of the heart for a few days, followed by slow return to the usual movements of the arms and hands in a few weeks. The resulting scar will take a year to fully heal, mature and assume its final color.
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Dr. Alexandrish Karvendrish
Dr. Alexandrish Karvendrish Rodríguez Tavárez, specialized in Plastic Surgery, was trained at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in 2008, obtaining the title of Doctor of Medicine with honor Magna Cum Laude, in the same year she started her Law internship, at the Health Center of Santo Domingo, ending in 2009, when she decides to leave to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to continue her academic and professional preparation. She was trained in General Surgery at the Santa Casa da Misericordia Hospital in Rio de Janeiro – 17th school, with a duration of 3 years, in 2013 she started her Postgraduate in Aesthetic Medicine at the Souza Marques Technical-Educational Foundation with an approach specially directed to cosmetic procedures during one year and in 2014 she started her Postgraduate in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, at the prestigious Postgraduate Service in Plastic Surgery Professor Ronaldo Pontes at the Niterói D’or Hospital in Rio de Janeiro, where she stood out for her commitment, ability, respect and exceptional attention with everyone.
During the 7 years she lived in Brazil, she took several courses and attended both national and international conferences, perfecting her knowledge in the field of Plastic Surgery. She is a member of the Dominican Society of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (SODOCIPRE), Ibero-Latin American Federation of Plastic Surgery (FILACP), Dominican Medical College (CMD) and Brazilian Society of Laser in Medicine and Surgery (SBLMC).
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Why Choose Us?
I just have to said, the best professional I’ve ever met. I got a breast lift with implants, tummy tuck and a little liposuction, the result were amazing.I look pretty natural, I can’t even tell about the scars.I’m pretty happy with my result, after 3 month now, I look better and better every day.I recommend Dr. Karvendrish 100%. Before the procedures, she made sure I was able to get them and explained to me carefully all the risks and time of recovery that was necessary to follow. After the surgery, she kept follow up my recovery until I was 100% recovered. Dr. Karvendrish is a great person, with a big heart, kind and lovely I’m more than glad and happy to have chosen her.
I had a Mommy Makeover 4 months ago, and each day my results are becoming more beautiful. Dr. Alexandrish is an amazing surgeon and her aftercare goes above and beyond. Choosing her was the best decision of my life! When I look in the mirror I get so happy because I can’t believe how amazing my body looks.
I highly recommend her! Not only does she deliver amazing results, but her patients safety comes first. I knew from the moment we first spoke how serious she is when it comes to health and safety–which means a lot. She is a Doctor that truly cares and won’t do anything to jeopardize your life.
Thank you Doctor for everything. To all future Dolls; if you choose Dr. Alexandrish you won’t regret it and I wish you all the very best.
It has been a pleasant experience to have met Dr. Alexandrish Karvendrish. Apart from being a doctor (an excellent doctor, by the way), her human qualities make you feel secured and cared for. I had my surgery about a month ago, and I am incredibly amazed with the results. My body looks just how I imagined it, and everyday looks even better. It makes me feel so good to look at myself in the mirror. She helped me recover and raise my self-esteem. I am very grateful for the treatment and care that she gave me. I recommend her with my eyes closed!
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