What is Fat Transfer to the Face?
Fat Transfer is a procedure where fat is removed from one’s own body and put in the face. In most cases the procedure is done is to volumize areas of the face that have loss of volume, it is also used to reduce or eliminate wrinkles and folds.
How is the procedure done?
To do the procedure fat is removed from the abdomen, thigh or other areas of the body by doing a limited liposuction procedure under local anesthesia and then the fat removed is transferred back into the face using a facial injection cannula.
Who are candidates for this procedure?
- Anyone with age related loss of volume
- Anyone with wrinkles, folds, furrows or depressions in the face
- Anyone with lipoatrophy
Benefits of the procedure
- It is completely natural
- No risks of immune, infectious or allergic reactions
- It is long lasting
- It is virtually painless
- Minimal downtime
Recovery and Results
Post procedure patient may experience some
Swelling may occur at the site of injection and may last 24 to 48 hours or longer in some cases.
Results are immediate and very natural looking.
For more information please call our office to make an appointment at (571) 200-2254.