Have you ever wanted fat taken away from one part of your body where it is unwanted and used somewhere else that you felt needed more fullness? Are there parts of your body that you believe should be fuller and plumper, such as your face, hands, breasts or buttocks? You may want to investigate Fat Grafting. A Fat Grafting procedure transfers fat from areas in which you have excess fat, such as the hips, outer thighs, or abdomen and injects it into areas that may be lacking in volume.
WHAT IS FAT GRAFTING?
Also known as fat grafting or fat injection, this procedure uses liposuction to harvest fat from unwanted areas. The fat is then processed and injected back into your body where fullness and volume is desired.
AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR FAT GRAFTING?
If you have facial areas that appear creased and sunken, or desire more permanent correction than provided by temporary fillers, you are a good candidate. But Fat Transfers are not limited to the facial area. They can also change your body contour, revise scars, or rejuvenate your hands. It is the basis to Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery (See Brazilian Butt Lift). Fat Transfer is also used in breast reconstruction, to fill in contour irregularities or hide obvious signs of breast implant
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM FAT GRAFTING?
Fat Transfer by Dr. Tutela can produce many pleasing results. It can reduce facial creases, such as laugh lines, smile lines, and crow’s feet. It can produce a modest increase in breast size. Those who wish for fuller, more rounded buttocks will also enjoy the outcome. (See Brazilian Butt Lift)
HOW LONG IS RECOVERY FROM FAT GRAFTING?
In the first week, there will be significant swelling, which will diminish within two to three weeks. By the third week, the results will be more apparent, although subtle swelling may persist for week