Lipoedema Knees

The knees can be affected at various anatomical sites. Most commonly on the inner side of the knee. Other areas are above or below the knee in small pockets.

Often the knees are treated with the front of thighs or ankles in combination.

What is the Treatment?

It is performed as a day case procedure under local anaesthetic. Recovery is swift over a few days wearing the compression tights. It is recommended to have MLD massage to reduce the swelling and possibility of lumps.

Lipoedema Knees FAQ

  • Question: How long does the procedure take?

    Answer: About 1-1.5 hours

  • Question: How long do I have to wear the tights?

    Answer: Generally 3-4 weeks

  • Question: Can the fat come back?

    Answer: It is possible, however with exercise and healthy diet very unlikely.

  • Question: How much time do I need off?

    Answer: 1-2 days.