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Enjoy Lean, Toned Arms


An arm lift in Shelton is an excellent cosmetic procedure for men and women who want to improve the contours of their arms by eliminating excess skin and stubborn fat. Dr. John Reilly is a highly trained and experienced plastic surgeon who has helped countless patients reclaim their bodies and their self-confidence with the arm lift procedure.

How It Works

What To Expect During A Brachioplasty

Your Brachioplasty will be performed in a local hospital. Dr. Reilly, a highly-skilled plastic surgeon in Shelton, CT will use his skill, experience, and special techniques to remove excess skin and fat from the upper arms. He will often reshape your outer arm and shoulder region with liposuction to give your arms a more athletic look.

Yes, your muscle definition is underneath that loose skin and extra fat! Dr. Reilly’s vast experience with the Brachioplasty procedure has taught him that liposuction is an extremely helpful addition to skin excision to help define and highlight the muscular anatomy that we all have in the upper arms and shoulder region.

There are no sutures or staples on the outside skin which helps reduce scarring. The surgery takes approximately an hour and a half and you are discharged home the same day with detailed instructions and pain medications.

Schedule a Consultation

Give us a call at (203) 924-2900


Before & After

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I Absolutely love Dr. Reilly and his entire staff. They ALL have been nothing but accommodating, compassionate and professional from the start. Dr Reilly took his time with me answering all my questions and concerns. Never made me feel rushed or bothersome. My results thus far are fabulous and I do not have anything but great things to say about him and his staff. J.K.

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Dr. Reilly received an Honors diploma in medical school and completed his General Surgery training at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven, CT. He also trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
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Dr. Reilly received an Honors diploma in medical school and completed his General Surgery training at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven, CT. He also trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

What You Can Expect

  • Removal of extra fat around your arm
  • Tightening of sagging skin
  • Elimination of excess skin
  • A smoother and shapelier arm
  • Better definition of the upper arm and shoulder muscles
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Why You Should Choose Dr. Reilly

Personalized care in Shelton, CT

When it comes to performing a Brachioplasty, the skill and experience of the surgeon matter. You’ll be happy to work with Dr. Reilly, a board-certified plastic surgeon with a proven track record of success, to say nothing of his understanding and compassion.

Thanks to his years of experience and thousands of successful surgeries, he can address the different needs and goals of his patients. He has worked closely with those who have had bariatric surgery for weight loss and understands (and applauds!) their journey.

Dr. Reilly is often an invited speaker to groups of past and future bariatric surgery patients to share his experience and provide hope to those wondering if they can ever look on the outside the way they feel on the inside. Yes, you can with Dr. Reilly! You can put your trust in his experience.

Just as importantly, Dr. Reilly provides a personal touch to all of his patients; he’s with each patient from start to finish. He’ll meet with you personally for the initial consultation and every appointment you have. He does not assign your care to anyone else.

Every dressing change and every suture removal is important to Dr. Reilly. He will always call you after your surgery to make sure you’re doing well and will even provide you with his cell phone number in case you have a question.

Doctor Reilly Shelton
Fellow American College of Surgeons American Medical Association American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery American Board of Plastic Surgery


Call us if you have any more questions. (203) 924-2900

  • How do I know if I’m a candidate for the procedure?
    Brachioplasty is a suitable procedure for men and women who suffer from excess skin and stubborn fat in the upper arm region. It is a safe technique and can help recontour the arms. If you are unhappy with loose, sagging skin (“bat wings”) and possibly excess fat around your upper arm and shoulder region, you may be a candidate for an arm lift.
  • Will I have a scar after the procedure?
    Yes. This and all surgeries will leave a scar. Dr. Reilly will always place the scar in the most hidden area possible, on the inside of the arm towards the back.
  • How big will the scar be?
    The size of the scar will depend on what Dr. Reilly needs to do to sculpt your arms. Rest assured that this will be discussed with you beforehand. The scar is only as long as it needs to be to give you the best result possible, never longer!
  • What’s the recovery like after the surgery?
    Dr. Reilly will send you home with detailed recovery instructions. Dr. Reilly’s years of experience and practical approach to surgery and recovery have made wound care very simple. You can shower in two days and you should be able to return to work in a week or so, depending on your job duties.
  • How much will the surgery cost?
    Because each surgery is tailored to the patient’s individual goals, and needs, costs can vary from patient to patient. You will be provided with a quote at the time of your visit from Dr. Reilly’s caring staff. For those patients interested in financing their surgery, rest assured that there are many payment options available.

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See for yourself why Dr. Reilly is known for providing the best arm lift in Shelton. Contact us today to schedule a consultation, or call us at (203) 924-2900 to schedule an appointment.


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