Facial Fat Grafting
As we age we tend to experience volume loss throughout different facial areas. These regions become hollowed out and lose their once taut, youthful fullness. Fat grafting allows for the restoration of these youthful characteristics using your body’s own fat.
Traditionally, the sunken and sagging areas of the face are treated with soft tissue fillers but with fat grafting the filler comes from you. Fat, typically taken from the abdomen or thighs, is delicately injected into the facial areas with lost volume. The benefits of using your own fat are tremendous. Your body reacts better to the known substance lessening the likelihood of allergic reactions and extensive swelling. Because the fat is comprised of living cells, it also produces a natural luminance to the skin.
Fat grafting is typically injected into the cheeks to bring back the voluptuous contours of youth. Other commonly chosen fat grafting areas include the temple region, lips, and under-eyes. Fat grafting is minimally invasive and scarring is inconspicuous and nominal. allergic reactions and extensive swelling. Because the fat is comprised of living cells, it also produces a natural luminance to the skin.