Fat Transfer

Fat Transfer

Fat grafting, also known as fat transfer, is a surgical operation that involves transferring fat from one place of the body to another. It is utilized to improve or increase the desired area by producing natural-looking effects.

A fat transfer, also known as fat grafting or fat injection, is an excellent approach to adding volume to various regions of your body without the use of synthetic fillers. Gentle liposuction is used in a fat transfer to remove fat from body sections with excess fat, such as the outer thighs, inner thighs, hips, lower back, and lower abdomen. The donor site is the area from where the fat is extracted.

After being taken out, the fat from the donor site is transferred to parts of the face or body that might benefit from increased volume.  Fat injections are a great way to reverse the effects of aging on the face without using artificial fillers.

Description And Symptoms
Effects/ Causes

Fat grafting, fat injection and lipofilling are a procedure uses a person’s fat to fill in depressions, irregularities & grooves. The idea behind it is to remove excess fat from an area of the body & add it to another to make it look natural.

Instead of using implants during breast and buttocks augmentation, your fat can be used to give the desired shape.

This could be done on the face too, to fill out sunken cheeks, around the mouth & for your eyelids too.

Fat grafting can reduce the appearance of scars on the body, including deep depression scars.

The fat transfer treatment consists of the following steps:

The procedure begins with an in-depth consultation with an experienced plastic surgeon. You will discuss your goals, treatment regions, and the viability of fat transfer during this session.

For your comfort, you will be given local anaesthesia on the day of the treatment. Excess fat is suctioned gently from donor regions like the abdomen or thighs.

To separate healthy fat cells from contaminants and extra fluids, the obtained fat is rigorously purified.

The purified fat is deliberately injected into the target regions, restoring volume and a natural, harmonious look.

After the treatment, you will notice some swelling and bruising, which is normal and should go away within a few weeks. Most people are able to resume normal activities within a few days.

Where does Fat Transfer Happen?

  • Facial Rejuvenation

Filling under-eye bags

Cheeks and chin plumping

Repairing creased or sunken areas

Increasing volume for a more youthful appearance

Restoring nutrition and blood flow for healthier skin

  • Other Parts Of The Body

Hands  – Breasts  – Buttocks  – Lips

Fat injections can also be used to heal scars as well as any abnormal depressions or dimples on the body.

Is it safe to transfer fat?

Fat transfer is usually regarded as safe. It makes use of your own fat, lowering the danger of allergic reactions or rejection. However, there are possible hazards, which medical professionals can mention during the consultation.

How long does it take to recover after fat transfer surgery?

The length of your recovery is determined by the site of the fat transfer. Some side effects, such as swelling, might take a few weeks to resolve.

When will I be able to return to work or do normal activities?

Some people are able to go back to work and do routine activities within a week, while some need two weeks or more. Discuss recovery and what to expect from your specific fat transfer treatment with your plastic surgeon.

Who are the ideal candidates for fat transfer?

It should be stated that fat grafting is not a way of treating obesity. Candidates for this surgery should be in good health, exercise and maintain a healthy diet.

Is it possible to combine fat transfer with other procedures?

Fat transfer is frequently coupled with other cosmetic treatments, like as liposuction or breast augmentation, to get comprehensive results.



*Result may vary person to person.