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Arm Flab Trimming Procedure Gaining Hugely In Popularity

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Many women say they can’t stand the extra flab under their arms. Now, we’re finding out that a cosmetic procedure to get rid of the problem is skyrocketing in popularity.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons says upper arm lifts in women have shot up more than 4,000 percent over the last decade.

Nancy Ahearn decided to have an upper arm lift after losing 30 pounds through diet and exercise and finding out that her arms just wouldn’t tone up.

“In many people there is excess skin and fat,” said Dr. Al Aly, of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. “Basically, an upper arm lift is done to eliminate the excess and return the arm to that normal contour.”

It takes about 10 to 14 days after surgery for a patient to get back to normal daily activities.

Doctors recommend patients wait up to two months before working out their arms.

Nancy paid $6,000 for the procedure and says it was worth every penny.

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