A lipoma may look scary but is completely painless and benign. Greenwich Point Dermatology is where medical dermatology, advanced surgical techniques, and cutting-edge cosmetic dermatology treatments meet to create a lifetime of healthy, beautiful skin. Head dermatologist, Dr. Sarah Dolder, and her expert team are proud to offer treatments for lipomas to patients in Greenwich, Stamford, and the neighboring communities in Fairfield County.

What are Lipomas?

The appearance of a lipoma under the skin may cause some patients alarm, however, these growths are completely benign and pose no medical concerns. Lipomas are fatty deposits close to the skin’s surface that grow slowly over time and cause the appearance of a lump similar to the appearance of a cyst or tumor. Lipomas tend to most often appear around the neck, shoulders, arms, and thighs. While typically painless, lipomas may be removed upon request after an accurate diagnosis by Dr. Sarah Dolder and her medical team.

What do Lipomas Look Like?

Lipomas tend to look like cysts under the skin, creating the appearance of a bump around the body. A lipoma can be soft or firm to the touch, does not have any color or hyperpigmentation, and tends to grow slowly in size.

What Treatments are Available for Lipomas?

There are a few treatment options available for lipomas at Greenwich Point Dermatology, including:

  • Removing the cyst through surgery

To find out which treatment option is best for you and your lipomas, we encourage you to come in and see our team of Board Certified Dermatologists for a solution.  We are happy to sit down with you, listen to your concerns, assess your skin, and develop a fully personalized treatment plan to help you get your healthiest-looking and -feeling skin.

How Much Do Treatments for Lipomas Cost?

The cost of treatments for lipomas at Greenwich Point Dermatology will vary depending on the type of service you receive and your health insurance plan. To get a better idea of how much your lipoma treatment will cost, we encourage you to come in and see our team of Board Certified Dermatologists for a solution.

Dr. Sarah Dolder and the expert medical team at Greenwich Point Dermatology are proud to offer surgical and non-surgical dermatological services to residents of Stamford, Greenwich, and the surrounding areas of Fairfield County. Contact us to schedule your private consultation with Dr. Dolder, Dr. O’Brien, or Dr. Berliner.