During fat grafting, fat tissue is transferred from
one area of the patient’s body to another. It is most common to transfer fat
from the abdomen to the face and hands to fill in wrinkles or defects.
- Fat transfer
Treated with Fat Grafting:
Fat grafting can be used in cases of wrinkles and
Anti-aging skincare products are non-surgical
alternatives to fat grafting. Surgical
alternatives include dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, face lift, thread lift,
injection therapy, collagen replacement therapy and chemical skin peel.
with Fat Grafting:
Fat grafting is performed with a local anesthetic.
Complications from Fat Grafting:
Possible risks following fat grafting include blood
clots, infection, nerve damage, scarring, bleeding and a negative reaction to
after Fat Grafting:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
fat grafting is good. However, fat is reabsorbed into the body, so the results
may only last for a year or less.