FACIAL FAT GRAFTING
Fat grafting can give the results of a facial filler that both look and feel very natural. However, unlike most filler products, fat grafting can give permanent long lasting changes and uses the patient’s own tissue.
Fat grafting is a great tool for augmentation of the lips, cheeks, temple area, chin, eyebrow, and many other locations. It is also a very important tool for most Facelift procedures.
Who is a good candidate for facial fat grafting?
Any patient with signs of aging due to volume loss. Almost every patient with any concerns for facial aging could benefit from some form of facial fat grafting.
What should a patient expect during and after facial fat grafting?
Fat grafting can be performed either in the office under local anesthesia or in the operating room either alone or in addition to other facial rejuvenation procedures.
What results can a patient expect from facial fat grafting?
Many patients are happy after one procedure, but it is common to require 2-3 fat grafting sessions in one area to obtain the desired result, as an average of 20% of fat graft is reabsorbed after each procedure.