Doctors Must Understand It’s a Lymphatic Disease with Manuel Cornely, MD
Professor Manuel Cornely, MD explains the consequences of a lack of both medical and public education about lymphedema and lipedema, which are diseases of the lymphatic system and not isolated distribution of fat. He points out that insurance companies do not provide proper coverage for compression garments, and that doctors aren’t equipped to treat lipedema and lymphedema. His patients share their experience of lipedema and the results from lymph sparing liposuction. Professor Manuel Cornely, MD is a dermatologist with a specialization in lymphology. He runs clinics in Düsseldorf and Cologne, Germany, and holds an honorary Professorship from the University of the Americas in Mexico.
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