I have what seems to be at least 10-15 lbs of extra fat on my calves. What's a safe/effective way to remove the fat?

I am 5'5 about 150, where majority of my weight is concentrated in my calves and thighs. I was diagnosed with lipedema . My upper body is fairly thin. Diet and excercise is doing little to nothing in reducing the weight.

Doctor Answers 1

Circumferential Liposuction is the Answer

We see this condition frequently and circumferential liposuction performed with thin cannulae gives very good results, allowing the patients to wear boots, etc. I doubt your condition is lipedema, most people have just too much fat.


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