Fatty Lump Removal
Fat lumps are harmless bumps that can form on any part of the body. They are easily removed with treatment at UK Aesthetic.
What Are Fat Lumps?
Also known as Lipoma, fat lumps are soft lumps of fatty tissue that can develop underneath the skin’s surface. The lumps are not painful, and move easily when touched. This tissue slowly develops, and should not be confused with Liposarcomas which are cancerous and quick to form.
People of any age can develop a fat lump, though they are commonly found in patients between the ages of 40 and 60. You’re also more likely to develop this type of skin lump if your family has a history of lipomas. They typically appear on the:
Best Treatments For Fatty Lump Removal
Though these lumps are not harmful, a patient may wish to have fatty lump removal surgery if they feel it’s particularly protruding. The most effective options for treatment are as follows:
Liposuction is a common fat removal technique. This treatment essentially sucks the fat out of the body. It can be performed on any area of the body, which is why it’s a great solution for fat lumps, wherever they may be. The surgeon will make an incision into the affected area and use a special tool called a cannula to remove the fat.
During this fatty lump removal procedure, the surgeon will make an incision and cut the lump out of the body. This is especially helpful if your lump is still growing. The patient may be left with some small scarring from this technique, but it should fade over time. Fat lumps rarely grow back once they are surgically removed.