The best candidate for an arm lift is a healthy, physically fit individual who has concerns about showing their arms in short sleeves or tank tops. Liposuction is typically performed during the procedure to reduce the volume of the arm. An arm lift is not a substitute for weight loss. It is designed for re-contouring the arm to your body shape and tightening the skin.
You will immediately see results. The swelling can take a number of months to completely resolve. You may find you fit into clothes differently and be more at ease with your shape. If you maintain your weight and continue to exercise, your results should be longer lasting.