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My Unsuccessful Lipoma Removals - Florida
- posted 1 year ago
- updated 8 months ago
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- Cost: $100
- Martin Newman, MD (Florida)
About 12 years ago I developed a lipoma on left...
- 8 Feb 2012
About 12 years ago I developed a lipoma on left side of my forehead after bumping my forehead. I went to a plastic surgeon who had me get an MRI prior to removal. He surgically removed it in the hospital as an outpatient. Approx 5 years later it reappeared - went to same dr who this time removed it under local anesthesia in his office.
Terrible experience - felt no pain but could feel tugging and pulling. After surgery my left eyebrow was paralyzed for approx 6 months - finally got feeling back in it. Approx 3 years later, it reoccurred. Went to a new plastic surgeon who removed it in hospital as outpatient. Again eyebrow was semi-paralyzed for a few months and my left eye is now slightly smaller than the right.
Now less than 2 years later, it is back again. I'm afraid to have it removed again as I don't want my eye to get any smaller. I've been told there are a lot of nerves connected to the eye in this area and it is a very delicate procedure.
Just as a follow-up to my last post about the...
- 19 Sep 2012
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