What is Fat Transfer Surgery
For those who would like to decrease unwanted fat in specific body areas while restoring or adding volume to other areas, a fat transfer can improve contours and revitalize overall appearance. This animation will highlight the fat transfer procedure including how fat is removed from certain areas of the body using liposuction, the process of transferring fat into a targeted location, and what to expect after this cosmetic surgery.
How Fat Transfer Surgery Works
Over time, the contours of the body and face change due to the effects of aging, gravity, and weight and hormonal fluctuations. Additionally, unwanted fat may accumulate in areas such as the abdomen, back, buttocks, and thighs.
A fat transfer procedure works by removing unwanted, excess fat through liposuction and injecting it into areas where rejuvenation is desired. The face is a very common areas that can be revitalized using fat injections.
Signs of aging in the face and neck occur for many reasons, such as heredity, skin type, sun exposure, and lifestyle choices. Several areas of the face can be treated with a fat transfer including the cheeks, forehead, nose, chin, under-eye area, jawline, temples, and lips. A fat transfer, sometimes performed in combination with a face lift, can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, frown lines, or depressions while revitalizing the contours of the face.
Weight loss, aging, and heredity may cause you to be unhappy with the size and shape of your buttocks. A buttock augmentation using fat transfer can help add volume and create a more youthful, shapelier appearance.