Where fat is stored on the body is a matter of genetics, and with conventional diet and exercise methods, arm fat can be stubborn and near impossible to shift. Older patients may arm fat occurs when metabolism slows and skin loses elasticity as they age.

However, there are numerous options for cosmetic treatment. Arm fat can be challenging to treat, but by using body contouring methods and new technologies, such as Sculpsure at S-Thetics, noticeable results can be achieved without the need for more invasive surgical procedures.