Fat Transfer – Things You Must Know about Fat Grafting

Fat Transfer – Things You Must Know about Fat Grafting

Fat transfer process is the transfer of fat from different areas in which your body that has extra fat like outer thighs to  other areas that may lack fat volume, like your face, buttocks, breasts, and hands. This long-lasting and safe procedure provides natural-looking outcomes.

Time to Consider Fat Grafting

You can consider fat transfer if:

  • You have sunken and creased facial areas.
  • You require permanent correction rather than temporary fillers.
  • You want to contour your body, fill its depressions, rejuvenate your face and hands and revise scars.
  • You are looking for breast reconstruction to fill in irregularities and hide visible signs of implants.

Good Candidates for Fat Transfer Procedure

The purpose of this process is to fill in, or augment volume-deficient areas. Commonly injected and grafting areas are the face, hands, lips, depressions in the skin (after scarring and liposuction), buttock and breast (for augmentation).

You will require a donor site so that your plastic surgeon can take fat to fill skin depressions. To become a good candidate for fat transfer, you must not have circulation issues, either from smoking or medical condition.

Facial Fat Grafting

You will need this procedure if your face has creases like crow’s feet, smile lines, and laugh lines. Fat can be taken from the thighs, abdomen, or different other areas to inject in your face. Sunken regions and acne scars on your face, cheeks, and lips can be treated with fat transfer.

A qualified surgeon can decrease lines between mouth and nose with fat grafting, correct skin indentations or depressions and reduce wrinkles on forehead.

Breast Augmentation

Get a consistent improvement in the size of your breast with fat transfer. You can be a good candidate for this process if your breasts have a good shape and skin tone. With sagging breasts and poor skin, you can’t take advantage of fat transfer. Your breast enhancement will depend on the volume of fat in different parts of your body.

Breast Implants and Fat Grafting

Sometimes the shape of your breast requires optimization during the procedure of breast implant so that you can take advantage of fat transfer. Through this procedure, you can fill in irregularities after breast augmentation with fat. It allows you to get optimal and smooth contour shape.

Reconstruction of Breast

For breast defects after lumpectomy for cancer, fat transfer is an efficient method to fill in all possible imperfections. Fat grafting is also a great option for the total reconstruction of the breast after mastectomy.

Buttock Augmentation

Numerous people desire a more rounded and fuller buttock, and to achieve this, they prefer a Brazilian lift for the butt that uses fat transfer to make buttock curvaceous without implants. Liposuction is common to sculpt the surroundubg areas and gather the autologous body fat to inject in buttock areas.

Hand Rejuvenation

Fat grafting in hands is efficient in adding volume to wrinkled areas. With this procedure, you can cover tendons, underlying vessels and improve the quality of your skin with time.

If you have good health, realistic expectations, and positive attitude, you are an ideal candidate for this process.

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* Disclaimer: results vary according to individual