IMPORTANT NOTICE: At Fortis Healthcare, we are fully supportive of the National priorities set out by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. Further to the directives of the Government provided in their press release dated 8th Nov 2016, payments at Government hospitals can be made through 500 and 1000 Rupee denomination notes. In view of the hardship being caused to the large number of patients at private hospitals, we have made an urgent representation to the Government that this exemption should apply equally, for payments, at private hospitals. We are following up with the authorities and hope the Government will step in quickly to resolve this anomaly. Meanwhile, at Fortis hospitals across the country, we continue to accept payments through credit card, debit card and electronic banking transfers. As 500 and 1000 Rupee denomination notes are no longer legal tender we are only accepting 100 Rs and lower currency notes. As per Government regulation, a PAN card and legitimate ID proof is however required for payments in cash exceeding Rs 50,000. Meanwhile we continue to ensure that emergency cases get immediate medical attention without delay whatsoever and have put in more administrative staff and help desks to assist patients.

Arm lift

An arm lift — also known as brachioplasty — is a cosmetic surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the under portion of your upper arms.

During an arm lift, excess skin and fat is removed from the underarms — between the armpit and elbow. The skin is then draped back over the newly repositioned contours to create a more toned look.

You might choose to have an arm lift if the undersides of your upper arms are sagging. An arm lift might also boost your body image.


Why it's done Risks How you prepare What you can expect Results

As you get older, the skin on your upper arms changes — sagging and becoming loose. Significant weight loss can also cause the undersides of your upper arms to droop.

You might consider an arm lift if:

  • Your upper arm skin is drooping
  • You have excess fat in the undersides of your upper arms

While exercise can strengthen and improve muscle tone in the upper arm, it can't address excess skin that has lost elasticity.

An arm lift isn't for everyone. Your doctor might caution against an arm lift if you:

  • Are significantly overweight
  • Have frequent changes in your weight

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