Lipedema is a progressive, little-known disease that involves the accumulation of fat in the arms and legs, although it is more common in the lower limbs. Almost exclusively affecting women, it is estimated that one in ten women may suffer from it. Lipedema is characterised by your limbs increasing in volume, along with pain, heaviness, increased sensitivity, itching and the sudden appearance of ecchymosis.

Finding out about real Before and After lipedema cases is vital when deciding whether to have this surgery. These images show you some Before lipedema cases that are similar to yours. They give you an idea of how your body will appear after your lipedema surgery.