WATCH: BBC Lipoedema Feature

It's with pleasure we report that the BBC ran a feature on lipoedema this weekend. Mr Vasu Karri is the leading lipoedema specialist in the UK, having received advanced training from some of the leading specialists from around the world. A huge advocate for raising awareness of the condition, Mr Karri performs hundreds of lipoedema surgeries each year.

By | February 11th, 2019|Blog, Lipoedema, Lipoedema Awareness, Uncategorised|0 Comments

My Lipoedema Journey – a Patient’s Story from Katie Crossland

Katie’s lipoedema story is, unfortunately, fairly typical of a lot of the women we see at The Karri Clinic. She first recognised her legs were bigger than her peers around the age of 12/13 years old and became self-conscious during PE lessons. From then, her legs began to get bigger, despite being active and healthy...

By | June 26th, 2018|Blog, Lipoedema, Lipoedema Awareness|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About… Deep Oscillation

As part of our Lipoedema Awareness Month, we’ve tried to shine a light on all sorts of ways lipoedema sufferers can help themselves to live a less painful life. We spoke to Mary Fickling, an expert in Deep Oscillation therapy who co-directs and runs PhysioPod UK

By | June 12th, 2018|Blog, Lipoedema, Lipoedema Awareness|0 Comments

Life with Lipoedema, an Inspiring Patient’s Story – Margaret Walden

Margaret Walden, 51, a Karri Clinic patient and lipoedema sufferer, bravely told us her story about life with the debilitating condition and, now, following surgery, about how she truly feels she has got her life back...

By | June 11th, 2018|Blog, Lipoedema, Lipoedema Awareness|0 Comments

Living with Lipoedema- Beth W-B, Life After Surgery…

Beth W-B is a lipoedema sufferer typical of many ladies we see at The Karri Clinic. She spent decades without a diagnosis, and was left in debilitating pain and exhaustion which affected every area of her life. Beth had lipoedema liposuction surgery under Mr Karri, with 4.5 litres of fat removed. Read more...

By | June 6th, 2018|Blog, Lipoedema, Lipoedema Awareness|0 Comments

Living with Lipoedema – Karen Windsor’s Story…

Karen Windsor was finally diagnosed with lipoedema in 2015, after an earlier diagnosis of lymphoedema in 2005 masked the condition. Anger and a feeling of hopelessness after further diagnosis in 2016 finally gave way to a revelation that something had to change. Her story is one of hope and relentless determination, it's well worth a read...

By | June 6th, 2018|Blog, Lipoedema, Lipoedema Awareness|0 Comments

Life with Lipoedema – Fiona Cowles Story…

As part of Lipoedema Awareness Month we asked some inspirational lipoedema ladies to share their lifelong journey with the condition. Fiona Cowles tells us about how lipoedema had advertently and inadvertently limited the things should did and wore before finally getting the diagnosis that has begun to change her life. 

By | June 1st, 2018|Blog, Lipoedema, Lipoedema Awareness|0 Comments

Lipoedema Awareness Month – An Introduction from Mr Vasu Karri

June officially marks Lipoedema Awareness Week, but at The Karri Clinic, we are holding Lipoedema Awareness Month, sharing content every day in June about this still frequently misdiagnosed condition. Here, Mr Vasu Karri, Plastic Surgeon at The Karri Clinic, talks about why it's so important to raise awareness of lipoedema

By | June 1st, 2018|Blog, Lipoedema, Lipoedema Awareness|0 Comments