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A lipoma consists of a slow-growing lump of fat that usually sits between the skin and the underlying muscle layer. He Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra I develop a technique to remove lipomas through minimal incisions with Laser technology.

What are lipomas and why do they come out?

Lipomas are benign tumors made up of the proliferation of subcutaneous cellular tissue. These se can present in any part of the body. They turn out soft to the touch and generally painless and soft in consistency. Regarding its appearance sThey are usually small, although sometimes they become large.

Where do they appear?

In hands, feet and on the chest wall, mainly. They can also appear on the face. They can also be in the oral mucosa, although they are not common.

How to remove lipomas ?: Laser solution

The treatment of these tumors, historically, was always surgical. Today lasers with wavelength 980 nm, 1064 nm give us a new therapeutic modality. The light energy of the FOX laser is transmitted through a 1 mm fiber that is introduced percutaneously through the skin.

This procedure does not leave scars, there are no wounds to suture and the patient's recovery is much faster.

The mechanism of action is caloric, the light energy of the laser transforms fat cells of lipoma into oil, which is aspirated or drained through the minimum incision through which the laser fiber was introduced.

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How is the removal of lipomas?

Price of lipoma treatment without surgery

It depends on the size and location of the lipoma. Extraction of superficial Lipomas of approximately 2 x 2 cm: USD 200 (dollars) per lipoma.

Ideally, take a consultation for an evaluation with Dr. Ricardo Hoogstra. It has a cost of $4000

Procedures facilities and security

In addition to having state-of-the-art medical equipment, we have a complete surgical unit and recovery and hospitalization rooms. The modern surgical room It is equipped with high-level technology and assisted by nurses and instructors specialized in this type of intervention.

The clinic has the approval of the Secretary of Public Health.

Doubts and queries

If you have any medical questions, send an email to

[email protected]  . In this mail Only medical consultations will be received. Inquiries about shifts, payments and administrative issues are not attended.

If you have questions about the amount of the surgery You can send an email

[email protected]  Or by WhatsApp: 0054 9 11 5037 9821

To coordinate operative dates send mail to Josefina Nuñez [email protected] or a whatsapp  005491169459535

By phone on Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following telephone numbers.

  • 0054 11 4 901 6690
  • 0054 11 4 904 3434
  • 0054 11 4 904 0880

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