» Treatments » Lipoma Removal | EF Medispa What is a Lipoma? A lipoma is a soft lump that is made up of fatty tissue. They usually occur just under the skin and are harmless, however people may wish to remove a lipoma that is causing discomfort or for cosmetic reasons. Lipomas occur due to an overgrowth of fat cells. They are usually soft and movable and are commonly found in areas such as the chest, arms, back and lower body. Some people have more than one lipoma. All treatments are tailored to the individual and personal experiences and results may vary. We recommend a one to one consultation with our Treatment Coordinators to discuss your treatment options. How can a Lipoma be removed? Lipomas are harmless, however we always advise that they are reviewed by a dermatologist prior to removal. You may wish to remove your lipoma if it is large and uncomfortable, or if it is located in an obvious area and affecting your self-confidence. Surgical Removal Our surgical removal method is known as Minimal Excision Extraction. The lipoma is removed by making a small incision in the skin over the lump. The... lipoma is then carefully cut away and the wound is closed with stitches. This procedure is performed using a local anaesthetic to numb the area. + Liposuction This treatment uses a suction method to remove the fatty lump. A small incision is made to allow the growth to be curetted from beneath the skin. This... procedure can be used to remove several lipomas through one opening. + Summary of Lipoma Removal | EF Medispa Procedure Procedure Time 30 minutes, depending on the size and depth of your lipoma Back To Work Immediately Anaesthetic Local anaesthetic Downtime Minimal Duration Of Results Maintenance Courses maybe required Results Permanent* *Individual results may vary. Why have Lipoma removal London at EF MEDISPA? Our specialist, award-winning clinics offer a welcoming and safe environment, with a team of highly qualified clinical practitioners and dermatologists. Our skin experts will assess your lipoma and advise you on your most suitable form of treatment. Call our highly experienced Treatment Coordinators at EF MEDISPA today to book your free consultation. Testimonials "I'm completely thrilled with the result. I look, I think, subtly better and completely natural. Not years you... Leah Hardy, Temporal Lift * I’ve been under the care of Dr Asel with Bioidentical Hormone Therapy for three months. The extensive screen... Portia Deferagni * The fantastic team at the King’s Road clinic put my slight apprehension at immediate ease. They were profess... Elizabeth Lee, Volite HA Boost * The Zone Out treatment was fantastic, it relaxed my mind and body, clearing my head of all that “London” s... Jennifer Burton, Zone Out Colonic Hydrotherapy * Within a few minutes of it starting I was already in an extremely relaxed, almost meditative state… Afterwar... Nelly York, Zone Out Colonic Hydrotherapy * After having FemiLift, I don’t have the worrying sense of urgency to go to the toilet as much, I feel much m... Nadia, FemiLift * Weekly Radiofrequency and Lipotripsy were exhilarating … my tummy and thighs did feel smoother and firmer an... Pauline Baxter, Body Treatments * 3DSkinLift combined with Mesotherapy made my complexion glow and my face look firmer. To deal wit... Pauline Baxter, Face Treatments * The customer service I received at this clinic was I think the best I have ever experienced. I really cannot... L. Blach, Mystery Shopper * Lipoma Removal London Treatment FAQs What areas can be treated? Lipomas are commonly found just below the skin’s surface, in areas such as the chest, arms, back and lower body. Our team of expert dermatologists are experienced in removing lipomas from all areas of the body, including sensitive and hard to reach areas. How long does the removal take? Our lipoma removal London techniques take around 30 minutes, however this time may vary depending on the size and depth of your lipoma. Is it painful? The removal will be performed under local anaesthetic to help reduce any pain or discomfort. However, you may feel pressure or pushing during the procedure. There is minimal downtime with our methods of lipoma removal. Will it leave scarring? Our lipoma removal London techniques are minimally invasive to reduce the appearance of scarring. Post-treatment you may see bruising or swelling, but this will gradually subside. Will the lipoma grow back? Recurrences after lipoma removal are uncommon.