When Can I Fly After An Arm Lift?
Added on 16th April 2021
The question of flying is really related to a risk of clot in the leg and clot in the lung. So, flying after an arm lift is usually okay from the actual scars and surgical point of view on the arms, but there is an increased risk of DVT (deep vein thrombosis) and pulmonary embolism if you fly long-haul within four weeks of surgery.
What Are The Pros and Cons Of Flying After Surgery?
Often it is best to discuss the pros and cons of this and also to have an understanding of how long the flight will be, also if you have any pre risks or medical conditions that will predispose you to DVT and pulmonary embolism. From the actual surgical point of view, patients can fly pretty soon after surgery.Back to videos