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Dr. Inessa Fishman


This 38-year-old gentleman was bothered by the appearance of a large bump on his forehead, which was painless and had been slowly growing over several years.  Facial plastic surgeon Dr. Inessa Fishman removed this growth, which turned out to be a lipoma, through a small incision in the patient’s scalp.  He is shown 5 months after surgery, with a great result and excellent healing progress, and with his incision hidden by hair.

This patient’s surgery was performed in our office, with the help of by-mouth relaxing medications and laughing gas.  Lipomas are benign, or non-cancerous fat growths, which typically grow slowly for years and are usually painless.

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.

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