Liposuction Sydney


Lipoma removal sydney is benign lumps that are filled with fatty tissue. They can be found anywhere on the body and are typically soft to touch. They are generally painless and movable but can cause problems if they grow large and affect nearby nerves and organs. Surgical removal of lipomas is usually a simple day procedure and patients can be back at home the same day.

Lumps and bumps are common and it is important to have any lump that causes concern professionally assessed by a doctor or GP. A clinical examination, ultrasound or MRI scan may be required. Some lumps that look like lipomas can be malignant (cancerous) and need to be removed for further assessment and diagnosis.

A GP or specialist will usually advise that you lump formally diagnosed by a doctor or dermatologist to ensure it is a lipoma and not something more serious. In some cases, a biopsy is required to confirm the diagnosis of a lipoma.

Farewell to Lipomas: Lipoma Removal in Sydney

Surgery to remove a lipoma is usually a simple procedure that can be completed in an accredited medical facility under either local or general anesthesia. The area around the lipoma is numbed using a local anesthetic injection and a cut is made in the skin covering the lump. The lipoma is then removed and the wound is closed. It is rare for lipomas to recur after removal.

Dr. Mohammad Mohaghegh is a Specialist Plastic, Reconstructive and Burns Surgeon with appointments at Sydney’s tertiary public hospitals including Liverpool Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital. He performs a wide range of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures including melanoma, facial and breast surgery and complex hand reconstruction at his practice in Gregory Hills.