Lipedema is a lymphatic condition that can cause fat accumulation in the arms and legs. This condition primarily affects women, and it is estimated that 11% of women have this condition, which can become apparent at puberty or as late as menopause. Lipedema can cause excessive fat deposits on the legs, which can impact mobility, appearance and self-confidence. At Eden Plastic Surgery Institute, we offer lipedema treatment in the form of leg fat removal at our clinic in Miami.
Lipedema can be a frustrating and painful disorder. Individuals with this disease can experience enlarged arms and legs with large fat deposits even if they eat right and exercise. In some cases, patients with this disorder can experience pain associated with their condition. The change in their body shape can also impact their emotional well-being and self-esteem.
Arm and Leg Fat Removal
While there is not a known cure for lipedema, removing arm and leg fat cells can help reshape the body and reduce fat storage in the targeted area. Lipedema liposuction must be carefully performed to reduce irritation of the lymphatic system. Liposuction can permanently remove fat cells from the affected areas, which can help control increased fat accumulation in the legs and arms.
Lipedema is a complex condition that can affect your appearance, health and quality of life. If you have struggled with increasing fat in your legs that does not respond to diet or exercise, you may be suffering from lipedema. Removal of fat cells from your legs or arms may alleviate stress on your body and help improve your appearance.
To learn more about liposuction for lipedema treatment, contact us at Eden Plastic Surgery Institute. We can schedule an informative consultation with Dr. Ali Charafeddine, our board certified plastic surgeon who trained at the Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic. Call our office in Miami to book your appointment.