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Five Common Areas on The Face For A Fat Transfer

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As you age, it’s common to lose volume in your face. At Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery, we offer facial fat grafting to help our patients improve how their faces look and to give them a more youthful glow. Fat grafting in Atlanta, GA offers natural, long-lasting results to those wanting to fix lost volume and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Facial grafting can be performed on various parts of the face. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang can remove extra fat from your body and re-inject it into your face during fat grafting.

Am I a candidate for facial fat grafting?

Facial fat grafting is great for almost anyone wanting to add natural-looking volume to different parts of their face. A facial fat transfer helps fill in fine lines, wrinkles, Crow’s feet, frown lines, smile lines, and laugh lines. This transferred fat helps reduce the appearance of scars and can also improve how the cheeks and lips look. To be a candidate for a facial fat transfer at Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery in Atlanta, GA, you must have enough excess fat to harvest for use during this treatment.

Where is fat transfer used on the face?

The most common places we perform a fat transfer to the face include:

1. Lips

2. Eyes

3. Cheeks

4. Crow’s feet

5. Wrinkles (laugh lines, smile lines, frown lines)

During your consultation, we can discuss your goals for the procedure to ensure that we can successfully execute your facial fat grafting procedure.

How is facial fat grafting performed?

Facial fat grafting first involves the harvesting of fat and finishes with the injection process. We use local anesthesia since fat is removed and grafted. First, Dr. Mang will perform liposuction to remove fat from different areas of the body, including the back, flanks, abdomen, or hips. After the fat is harvested, it is then processed and inserted into different areas of your face. We use different injection angles and techniques to offer the best immersion rate for your particular skin.

FAQs about facial fat grafting

Many patients have questions about a fat transfer in Atlanta, GA. During a consultation, we can answer some of them, including:

  1. Will facial fat grafting change my face? Yes, fat grafting can change your face shape. This depends on where we insert the fat. The goal is to restore lost volume, which will help make your face rounder.

  2. Does fat grafting last forever? Fat grafting isn’t permanent but can last a long time, depending on how well your body responds to the fat transfer. For some patients, your body will reabsorb the fat cells, which will require multiple treatments.

  3. Does fat grafting leave scars? You will have small scars that will fade but won’t disappear entirely.

Transform your face with facial fat grafting

Facial fat grafting at Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery helps you add volume and smooth out any signs of aging on your face. There is little downtime with a facial fat transfer. You can achieve natural and long-lasting results. To learn if facial fat grafting is right for you, schedule an in-person or online consultation with Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang in Atlanta, GA.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.