For women with large arms, arm fat liposuction can be a great option. Arm liposuction removes the unwanted fat from this problematic area that is so prone to fat accumulation. It can also restore self-esteem and improve self-confidence. However, arm lipo isn’t a cheap procedure. Finding a skilled surgeon can be difficult, and, of course, an experienced professional will charge more for their services. It isn’t too surprising, then, that some women consider going overseas to have this procedure. So, is it safe to travel abroad to get arm liposuction? Here, we take a look at the answer to that question.
The Problem With Surgery Overseas
Some people travel overseas to have cosmetic surgery and experience no problems. However, this isn’t always the case. If you go abroad and have surgery, you could be putting yourself at risk. The surgeon you find abroad may not be as qualified as cosmetic surgeons in the United States. They may lack the necessary experience with this type of cosmetic surgery. The clinic itself may not follow appropriate hygiene protocols, or may have sub-standard equipment and facilities. There’s no guarantee there will be any follow-up care or that the care you receive will be of a high standard. You could be at risk of all kinds of problems both during and after your procedure. You may even be putting your life at risk.
More worryingly, if you return home and then discover you have a surgical problem, you will be many miles away from your surgeon. You will need to return to the clinic that carried out the procedure, which can be expensive. Alternatively, you will need to pay for additional treatment to correct the problem once you arrive back in the United States. With this in mind, you need to understand your savings will be minimal and your expenses may be excessive if you go overseas for cosmetic surgery of any type.
A Problem Specific To Arm Liposuction
Going overseas for any cosmetic surgery can be problematic. However, going abroad for arm liposuction may be especially risky. Arm lipo is a particularly challenging procedure. Many cosmetic surgeons in the US will not perform this surgery due to its complexity. It is challenging to achieve smooth and even results when treating the arms. Therefore, it’s essential to find a specialist who can ensure an excellent outcome. There is no guarantee of finding a specialist like this overseas.
You Get What You Pay For
The main reason why people go abroad to have cosmetic surgery is that it is cheaper. Remember, you tend to get what you pay for. If your arm liposuction procedure is inexpensive, you should be wary. You could well be putting yourself at risk of poor quality surgery and a poor result.
Although using a skilled arm lipo expert will be more costly, it is a far safer and more sensible option. Here at ArtLipo, we’re proud to have Dr. Su on board. He is a specialist in the field of liposuction and a pioneer of his Celebrity Arms procedure. If you take a look at our before and after gallery, you can see the impressive results he achieves.
It is well worth paying more for high quality cosmetic procedures, especially when you’re having arm fat liposuction. Contact the ArtLipo team today and arrange your consultation.
Dr. Thomas Su, is the owner and cosmetic surgeon of Artistic Lipo. He has led our full-time clinic specializing in awake-only liposuction since 2007. Dr. Su began his medical career in internal medicine, practicing that until 2005, when he began to provide a full spectrum of non-invasive cosmetic procedures.