Does fat transfer make you look younger?
A fat transfer to face procedure can be used to move fat from the abdomen, flanks, hips, and other parts of the body to the face. In doing so, facial fat grafting restores facial fullness and volume and produces a vibrant, youthful facial appearance.
Do fat transfers last?
The longevity of fat transfer results will vary from patient to patient but, in general, most men and women can enjoy their new look for many years to come. A large amount of weight gain or weight loss will cause the transferred fat cells to swell or shrink, just as they do in the rest of the body.
How much does facial fat grafting cost?
Generally speaking, you should expect to pay between $2,500 and $7,000 for this procedure. Note that fat transfer costs tend to be lower than alternative surgeries because the results are permanent. You do not have to undergo multiple surgeries to keep up with fat transfers, which makes the cost more affordable.
How much does a natural fat transfer cost?
According to RealSelf.com, the national average cost of a breast fat transfer is $6,525, while the national average cost of a buttock fat transfer is $8,625. The average cost of a traditional implant breast augmentation is $6,300, according to RealSelf.com.
Can you remove implants and replace with fat?
Fat transfer to the breasts, or fat grafting, can replace some of the breast volume lost during implant removal. This procedure uses a patient’s own fat to add volume, shape, and contour to the breasts, without the need for saline or silicone breast implants.
Does fat transfer have side effects?
Some fat transfer side effects include but are not limited to: Temporary numbness. Some bruising and swelling. Small scars that may fade over time.
How long does it take for fat transfer to settle?
Recovery from fat transfer can take anywhere from two days to two weeks, depending on the nature of your procedure and on the area being treated.
How many cup sizes can you gain with fat transfer?
Fat transfer breast enlargement has been growing in popularity in recent years and has earned the nickname “the natural boob job.” Mainly because the procedure offers women a more modest breast size increase (up to two cup sizes) that has a more natural look and feel than traditional silicone breast implants.
Why are fat transfer procedures growing in popularity?
Fat transfer is a relatively new technique that is growing in popularity each year, due to the beautiful, natural results it produces, and the multiple benefits the procedure offers.
Is it safe to use autologous fat transfer?
Because the patient’s own fat is used, autologous fat transfer is safe, non-allergenic, but requires three steps. The first step involves the gentle liposuction of some excess fat from the donor site, which could be the abdomen, buttocks, hips, “saddle bags,” thighs, or even jowls.
Is it good to have a fat transfer consultation?
Your fat transfer consultation is a valuable opportunity to get to know us and prepare for your surgery. Though fat transfer is a fast-growing procedure that produces beautiful results and works well for many people, it is not the right option for everyone.
What kind of fat to use for fat transfer?
Ideal fat for the procedure is soft and healthy, such as the excess fat often found in the abdomen. However, for patients who have had liposuction previously, it is often possible to use fat from other, untreated areas. Talk to our expert surgeons to see if you are a good candidate for the procedure.