Liposuction of the buffalo hump is the only real method to reduce them and is easy to undergo under local.
Can you get rid of a buffalo hump by wearing some sort of support garment?
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Compression garment - can it get rid of a buffalo hump?
- No, a compression garment may temporarily flatten a buffalo hump
- The hump will quickly reappear when you take off the garment.
- Buffalo humps are usually fat deposits that can be removed with liposuction or direct surgical removal
- Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
Buffalo hump removal with compression alone?
No. Sorry. But you will know from looking at this site and elsewhere that it is possible to minimise it with some form of intervention, the most common of which would be liposuction of one form or another. Of course any surgeon will want to make sure prior to surgery that there is no underlying treatable medical problem that might have caused it. Good luck with it.
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