Buffalo Hump

Buffalo Hump

Buffalo hump is excess deposit of fat in the nape of the neck and between the shoulder blades giving a characteristic appearance of a buffalo hump.

Causes of buffalo hump:

1. Glucocorticoids
2. Anti retroviral drugs
3. Lipodystrophy due to obesity

Obesity usually associated with metabolic abnormalities including lipodystrophy. It is a
disorder difficult to define and is caused by multiple factors. 

The characteristic features of lipodystrophy include:

1. Hyperlipidemia
2. Insulin resistance
3. Fat redistribution
4. Increased risk of atherosclerosis

Buffalo hump due to lipodystrophy is an heterogenous syndrome and is a major cause for the alteration in appearance, due to accumulation of subcutaneous fat in the nape of the neck. It is associated with anxiety which is a cause-effect phenomenon.

Surgical treatment of buffalo hump:

Laser liposuction is performed under Tumescent Anaesthesia, specialised form of local
anaesthesia. Through a small 3 mm incision, the laser emulsifies the fat which is aspirated out. The liposuction by laser spares the supporting skin structures, dermis- collagen matrix, conserving the elasticity of the skin. Laser liposuction produces less edema and bruising than conventional liposuction methods and allows a greater degree of skin retraction due to stimulation of the dermis.

Recovery period is within 24 hours

Adults struggling with oversized neck. It’s essential to have a detailed discussion with your doctor to understand the potential outcomes of the procedure.

There are no risks associated with the procedure, especially when carried out by an experienced medical professional like Dr. Sreelatha.

The results of buffalo hump reduction are generally long-lasting. However, maintaining a stable weight and a consistent exercise routine can help extend the results.

Dr Sreelatha - Your Trusted Guide

Meet Dr. Sreelatha. A seasoned cosmetologist, she has guided numerous patients towards a more proportionate figure. Her expertise and commitment to patient care make her a trusted navigator on this journey. With years of experience performing buffalo hump reduction, she is committed to delivering the highest standard of care and achieving optimal patient results.

Begin Your Journey to a Sculpted Body Today!

If a buffalo hump has been a burden, it’s time to set yourself free. Contact Silkee today to learn more about the buffalo hump Reduction Surgery in India and schedule your consultation with Dr. Sreelatha. Let’s take the first step towards your transformation together.

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