Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology is your premiere center for comprehensive medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatologic care. Our expert medical professionals are proud to offer evidence-based treatment plans tailored to each of our patients' individual needs. Based in the heart of Scottsdale, it is our pleasure to care for patients from Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix and surrounding communities in the Valley of the Sun.
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What are Lipomas?
Lipomas are growths of fatty tissue underneath the skin. They can appear anywhere on the body where there are fat cells. Lipomas are common and not cancerous, but they can become inflamed and painful. Depending on the location of the lipoma, patients may find that their lipoma causes discomfort during day-to-day activities. If you believe you have a lipoma and are interested in learning more about treatment, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with with one of our expert dermatology providers at your earliest convenience.
How are Lipomas Treated at Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology?
No single treatment works for everyone. Factors such as size, location, and previous therapy may guide treatment decisions. The expert dermatology providers at Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology will help you choose which treatments are best for your lipoma as well as review the risks and benefits. Options include:
- Surgical removal
What Can I Expect after My Lipoma Treatment?
The recurrence rate and aesthetic results will depend on a variety of factors. Treatment performed, type and size of the lipoma, location on the body, skin elasticity, and sun damage will play a role. Optimal healing may require activity restrictions from 1-3 weeks depending on the site and complexity of the procedure. Swelling, bruising, tenderness, and mild discomfort are normal following treatment and typically resolve within a few days.
Am I a Good Candidate for Lipoma Treatment?
If you would like to explore treatment options for your lipoma, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our expert dermatology providers at Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology to discuss your unique concerns.
The expert medical professionals at Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology are proud to offer comprehensive, personalized treatments for a variety of medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatologic concerns. Please contact us to schedule your appointment today at 480-998-1400. We look forward to demonstrating our commitment to your care.