Lipedema is still associated in people’s minds with obesity or lymphoedema.
About lipedema informs about this fatty disease of the limbs, its prevalence is still poorly defined but nevertheless estimated at one woman in 10.
Its causes are discussed by specialists and range from pure heredity (2 out of 3 cases) to hormonal triggers (puberty, pregnancy, the pill, menopause).
Lipedema can also be associated with venous and/or lymphatic insufficiency.
One thing is certain, the discomfort and suffering felt by those who suffer from it are real.
The symptoms are multiple and of varying intensity:
To help women with lipedema, we want to make this condition more visible.
Dr Zwillinger, the first surgeon in France to offer surgical treatment of lipedema, and his team have decided to put their expertise and experience at the service of patients.
Here you will find as much information and advice as possible to guide you along the way:
We also share with you the experience of patients already operated on by Dr Nicolas Zwillinger.
As the results speak for themselves, don’t hesitate to have a look at :
Support and listening are at the heart of our management of your lipedema. In order to answer the most frequent questions related to this condition, we advise you to consult the Frequently Asked Questions page.
If you would like to meet Dr. Nicolas Zwillinger to make a diagnosis or ask questions about lipedema, we invite you to make an appointment.
To save time in your care, you can also fill in information about yourself and your lipoedema with the oneline pre-consultation.