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A 37-year-old man with a slowly growing forehead lesion (a lipoma, which is usually a benign, slow-growing fatty tumor) was treated with excision. The treatment was performed with the help of local anesthetic and laughing gas in the office; the incision is hidden behind his hairline. The patient is shown 4 months after treatment.

About Lipomas & Osteomas Procedures

Lipomas, osteomas, and various other “bumps” on the scalp, face, and neck are common concerns among patients who come to our practice.  A lipoma is a benign (non-cancerous) fatty growth which may appear on various parts of the body, face and scalp; while an osteoma is a growth of bone which can form on the forehead or skull.  Our facial plastic surgeon Dr. Inessa Fishman commonly treats lipomas and osteomas as well as a variety of other bumps and cysts on the face and neck.Learn More About Lipoma TreatmentLearn More About Osteoma Treatment