If you wish to add volume and enhance the contour of your face, breast or buttocks, a surgical fat transfer can be an effective method of achieving your cosmetic goals. Fat transfer techniques can redistribute your body’s fat, using excess fat in one area to correct a deficit in another.
The Surgical Experience
A fat transfer can be performed under either local or general anesthesia, depending on the volume of fat being transferred. In large volume fat transfer, the procedure is performed in an accredited surgical facility, while smaller volumes can be done in the office. Procedures begin with liposuction harvest of fat. This harvested fat is then refined and purified before being re injected at the designated treatment sites. It is considered an outpatient procedure. This procedure is minimally invasive and results in negligible scarring. Following surgery, a garment will be worn to help control swelling and promote creation of the ideal shape. This procedure is frequently used in combination with other operations, including face lift, eyelid lift, and breast augmentation.
The average cost for a fat transfer procedure is variable, and will depend on the volume of fat being transferred.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I combine this surgery with other procedures?
This procedure is frequently used in combination with other operations, including face lift, eyelid lift, and breast augmentation, amongst others. A fat transfer can be used for facial rejuvenation to replenish lost volume in the face. Considered a more natural alternative to injectables, fat transfer can target deep wrinkles, nasolabila folds, hollowed cheeks or temples. Some women may choose fat transfer as a method of breast augmentation. Offered as an alternative to breast implants, fat transfer can deliver exceptionally natural results.
Will the fat be maintained long term?
In many cases, a percentage of the transferred fat will be absorbed by the body, so the final results will not be visible for 3-4 months. Fat absorption varies from 10-40%, depending on the target site.
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To find out how fat grafting procedure can help you meet your goals, contact Dr. Demianczuk.