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  • patricia m.

    I assume health insurance does not cover this procedure? What is the general cost of bilateral arm lifts? Can both arms be done at the same time? Is there a possiblity of an employee discount?

    • You’re right, Patricia, insurance typically does not cover the costs of a brachioplasty, however we do offer financing options. Also, if you are an Emory Healthcare or Emory University employee, we offer a 25% discount off all costs including OR fees and anesthesia. Routinely, both arms are treated at the same operative session, as this helps us get good symmetry. In addition, since the recovery from an arm lift – also known as a brachioplasty – is relatively quick, having both arms recovering at the same time is not an issue for patients. Hope this helps, and let us know if you have any other questions!