• Treating Lipedema With Liposuction May Help Women With 'Painful Fat' Disease

    2 monthes ago - By Plastic Surgery

    Suppose you're a teen or young woman who starts putting on fat, mainly in your legs. Doctors say you're obese - but no matter how much you diet and exercise, you can't lose the fat. After years of weight gain, pain, and swelling, you're finally diagnosed with lipedema - a common but "enigmatic" disease of the peripheral fat. That's the experience of women with lipedema surveyed in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons .
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