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Fat Transfer

Over time, the inevitability of aging takes hold and begins to affect our skin elasticity. Facial fine lines, wrinkles, and creases begin to develop, and a healthy skin care regimen is not enough to halt the aging process. Although aging is inescapable, it doesn’t mean we are out of choices for correcting the effects. Fat transfer surgery is a safe and effective method for eliminating signs of facial aging using a patient’s own fat. The procedure involves the removal of unwanted fat from a fibrous area, such as the abdomen, and then the injection of the purified fat into the face. Patients can achieve a younger, more rejuvenated appearance with fat transfer.

Achieved With Fat Transfer

Many people want to look younger, and fat transfer surgery offers a solution for adding youthful volume to the face. Signs of facial aging are reversed as areas of volume loss are restored.

When someone starts to age, they often lose volume in the face, which causes fine lines, wrinkles, and hollows to develop. Fat transfer surgery is used to restore facial fullness in the lips and cheeks by filling in creased and sunken areas.

In comparison to facial fillers, fat transfer surgery offers a natural way to restore facial fullness by using one’s fat to add volume to the face. It is safe for injecting into the body and has no risk of allergic reactions, and the results look and feel natural. Dr. Diamond is an experienced facial plastic surgeon who performs all of his procedures with precision and skill. He will make liposuction incisions as inconspicuous as possible to create little to no evidence that work has been performed.

Addressing Your Concerns

Most patients will require two weeks of recovery time until bruising and swelling diminish. Bruising is normal for the first week, and swelling should subside after two weeks. Patients can use makeup after one week to camouflage any residual swelling. Dr. Diamond will provide you with specific instructions on how to care for surgical sites and wounds.

There may be some scarring at the liposuctioned sites; however, incisions will be small and placed in hidden areas. Over time, scars will become less noticeable, if visible at all.

There may be minimal pain due to swelling and bruising. Pain medication can be used to control any discomfort.

Facial Implants Before & After Photos

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Frequently Asked Questions

A: Fat transfer surgery is an ideal procedure for those who want to improve facial aging and restore volume to the face. It is important that patients are in good general health, do not have circulation problems, and are realistic in their expectations.
A: Fat transfer surgery will be performed under a general anesthetic.
A: Fat transfer involves a three-stage process. First, Dr. Diamond will remove the fat from the donor site using liposuction, which involves a small cannula connected to a syringe. The harvested fat is then cleansed, purified, and placed into sterile syringes. The purified fat is strategically injected into the facial area to add volume, correcting aging lines. Fine lines around the mouth and nose are minimized, skin depressions are corrected, and hollowed areas are filled.
A: Fat transfer surgery is commonly combined with other procedures, such as facelift surgery, eyelid surgery, and brow lift surgery. Dr. Diamond can help you determine the best facial procedure(s) to achieve your ideal results.
A: Although the natural aging process cannot be put on hold, fat transfer surgery is known to provide patients with long-term results. Patients who practice a healthy diet and skin care regimen and refrain from habits such as smoking can benefit the most with a long-lasting outcome.