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Lipoma Removal in Beverly Hills


Lipomas are benign fatty tumors that occur underneath the skin. Our office is a national center of excellence for the treatment of lipomas and patients can benefit from the expertise of our surgeons. Once a lipoma is diagnosed, a surgical procedure is performed to remove the lipoma and reduce its propensity for growth. 

When examined under a microscope, lipomas have a characteristic histologic pattern represented by lipomatous cells confined by a fibrous capsule. Mostly benign, lipomas have the potential for growth and malignant transformation provided they meet certain size criteria. Lipomas are best treated by early excision, preferably under local anesthesia. 

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is a board certified plastic surgeon and an expert in lipoma removal in Los Angeles. He has offices in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica and can provide you with diagnostic acumen and expert surgical management to help you identify, diagnose, and treat lipomas under the skin.