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What Is a Lipoma

Located under the skin, a lipoma is in fact a small growth of fat cells most commonly found in the neck, the torso, upper arms and thighs and armpits. Lipomas can be found anywhere in the body either as a singular growth or several but are harmless non cancerous soft tissue growths. It is not known what triggers off the development of a lipoma although it is thought that they tend to be inherited, so if you have a family member with lipomas the odds are you […]

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Shaping Your Body With Liposuction

Liposuction is a surgical method that removes extra fat deposits and shapes the body. Excess fat is removed from under the skin with the use of an ultrasonic probe that emulsifies the fat and then removes it with suction. Liposuction can be performed on the buttocks, abdomen, hips, thighs, neck, arms, calves, back, or face. A liposuction treatment may include more than one site, for example, the back, abdomen, and thighs all on the same day. Liposuction can reduce breast size in men, (gynecomastia) or to remove […]

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