While exercise can strengthen the arms and improve muscle tone, it cannot correct skin that has lost elasticity. An arm lift, or brachioplasty, can reshape the upper arm by removing excess skin and fat from the underside of the upper arm from armpit to elbow.
During the Covid pandemic, it is prudent for patients newly diagnosed with breast cancer to focus their priorities. Oncologic treatment is primary whether this means oncologic surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. Reconstructive treatment can wait, and it can wait a long time, says Constance M. Chen, M.D.