You are at the market when you see an old friend. You go to wave, but then stop yourself, afraid your upper arm will do more waving than your hand. Sound familiar? You are not alone. Many men and women are self-conscious of the appearance of their upper arms. For many of our patients at Midsota Plastic Surgery, an arm lift not only helps improve the appearance of their upper arms, but also provides a much-needed boost to their self-esteem.