Bilateral, Symmetrical, Oval Fat Deposits at Joints -- with flappy underarms and thighs. What procedures for permanent removal?

Appeared after gaining 20# (110# to 130#). Locations: 1 @ each outer wrist, 3 @ each ankle, 3 @ each knee. They don't reduce/tone with diet/exercise. Then developed flappy underarms and thighs, despite rigorous workouts. Please advise which tests to have, and what is the best removal process? Would surgical excision for Oval Fat Deposits, and RF for arms and thighs work? Would RF work on oval deposits? Arms and thighs treatment? Liposuction? Lasar? Please refer Baltimore doctors requested.

Doctor Answers 2

Deposits

I would suggest meeting with a board certified plastic surgeon and discussing all your concerns. After an examination, the surgeon will be able to discuss your options.


San Antonio Plastic Surgeon
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Fat deposits - best treatment

Thank you for asking about your fat deposits.
  • Without a photo at least, and exam ideally, specific advice is hard to give for this.
  • Loose skin usually needs to be surgically removed.
  • Fat deposits need liposuction or if small, Kybella injections.
  • Office treatments improvement is 20% at best.
  • I suggest you find a plastic surgeon near you, via the website of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
  • All members will be Board Certified.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes  - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FAC

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