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What are my options for lipoma removal? - Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica - Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian

Hidef Lipoma Removal in Los Angeles


A lipoma is a benign tumor of fatty tissue located underneath the skin and overlaying the muscle fascia of the body.  The slow growth of a lipoma is a characteristic sign that allows surgeons to determine the likelihood of the bump being a lipoma.  Lipomas can occur anywhere on the body, but are most commonly located on the extremities as well as the torso.  Forehead lipomas are often seen as well as scalp lipomas.  Treatment of lipomas has typically been a surgical problem and is readily removed using meticulous plastic surgery technique employed by Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian.  Dr. Karamanoukian is an expert and trusted plastic surgeon in Los Angeles and can help identify, diagnose, and manage lipomas and cyst of the body. 


Dr. Karamanoukian emphasizes minimal scarring and safety in the operative removal of lipomas on the body.  In practice, Dr. Karamanoukian specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery and uses these same techniques for removal of lipomas, especially those that are in cosmetically important areas of the scalp, face, and body.  If you are concerned about scarring during lipoma removal, Dr. Karamanoukian can recommend a specific surgical plan that emphasizes minimal scars and maximizes the potential for complete removal of the lipoma.  Dr. Karamanoukian is available for lipoma removal by consultation, please call our Los Angeles plastic surgery patient care coordinator at 310-998-5533 to schedule a consultation for lipoma removal in Los Angeles.  In addition, Dr. Karamanoukian performs cosmetic plastic surgery including breast enhancement, abdominoplasty, liposuction, facial cosmetic surgery, neck-lift, facelift and rhinoplasty.

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