Things you Should Know About Lipoma Treatment

Lipoma is that harmless lump which generally grows in shoulder, armpits, back and neck. Do not confuse it with cancer as there is no harm in having it. This problem usually arises due to overgrowth of fat cells. You are strongly advised to get a treatment when you see Lipoma for the first time.

The main objective of Lipoma treatment in Dubai is to eliminate fat cells from the affected area. By having this treatment, you can obtain great skin appearance in less time.  Most of the Lipoma Treatments are out-patient and quick. They all share the common goal, making the skin look smoother and clearer.

When Should I Go to the Doctor?

We recommend you make an appointment with a physician if your Lipoma is painful, large or a source of physical discomfort. However, it should be noted that pregnant or breast-feeding women are advised to wait until they’re healthy again.

Lipoma treatments

There are a number of ways to remove Lipoma from the skin. It can be removed either surgically or non-surgically, the doctor will make this decision for you.

Excision

Surgical Lipoma Treatment involves cutting out Lipoma with knife or scalpel. It is an easy, safe and affordable treatment of Lipoma. You can expect to see scars on your skin as well as a long recovery phase after having it. But because it an outpatient procedure so you can return home on the same day you get the treatment.

Steroid injections

Instead of completely removing Lipomas from the body, you can shrink its size with steroid injections. It is a non-surgical approach to this undesirable condition. This is ideal opportunity for people with less than 1 inch diameter lipomas. lidocaine (Xylocaine) and triamcinolone acetonide is injected at the center of the bump to produce fat atrophy. This treatment may be repeated multiple times to make significant changes in the size of lipoma. The volume of the solution, number of shots and sessions depend on the treatment goals.

Liposuction

A revolutionary combination of liposuction and excision is highly effective in eliminating lipomas from the body. It delivers excellent results but takes some time to complete. First, lipomas are made smaller and then with the help of a needle and large syringe fatty lump is extracted out. It is a good alternative to surgical option as no downtime or long recovery phase is associated to it.

What does recovery from Lipoma Treatment Look like?

Since these treatment options are minimally invasive so patients can return home as soon as the treatment is done. But it’s important that patients follow the instructions of the doctor to have a smooth and quick recovery. Some general dos and don’ts for Lipoma Treatment in Dubai are:

  1. Apply cold compressors to the treated site to minimize the risk of post-treatment complications
  2. Use prescribed medications as instructed by the doctor
  3. Limit strenuous exercises for at least a month after the treatment
  4. It’s better to cover a wound with an adhesive bandage to minimize the risk of infection

The above-listed post-operative instructions ensure fast & smooth recovery

What type of results can I expect?

In case of Lipoma treatment with Excision, results can last forever. However, steroid injections and Liposuction produces temporary results. Results from such treatments do not last longer than a few months. But by taking repeated treatment sessions you can keep the results for several years.

What’s success rate of Lipoma Treatment?

The treatments that Dynamic Clinic offers, are effective, safe and affordable. And you should know that botched results with non-surgical options are very rare. However, excision carries some potential risks. You can expect to see swelling, scarring, pain, discomfort and bruising after having excision. The doctor will give you some instructions to reduce risks.

How much does it cost?

Excision is the most widely used method for removing Lipoma. Generally, cosmetic surgeries cost hundreds of dollars, but as excision is minor so you can expect to pay less amount for it. The exact cost of Lipoma treatment will be given to you in the initial consultation session.

Conclusion

Lipomas are harmless but still, they can cause pain, discomfort and can affect the normal functions of the body. It can also make people feel less-confident about their appearance. Fortunately, there are several treatments by which you can combat these problems all at once.

Why choose us?

Fill the form if you are interested in Lipoma treatment.  We will be happy to help you solve the aesthetic concerns. Dynamic clinic is an award-winning cosmetic surgery center in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah. We offer excellent services and are well-equipped for performing surgical procedures successfully.