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Hottest fad in plastic surgery: the 'arm lift'

Hottest fad in plastic surgery: the 'arm lift'

(NEWSER– Facelifts and nose jobs are old news: The cosmetic surgery of the moment, it seems, is the "arm lift." Brachioplasties have soared 4,728% over the past decade, says the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, even as overall cosmetic surgeries have fallen 16% since 2000. While other forms of cosmetic surgery remain far more common—just 15,000 arm lifts were performed last year—a surgeon tells the New York Daily News that brachioplasties are likely to keep growing.

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