Face Autologous Fat Transfer

Face Autologous Fat Transfer

The loss of collagen on the face causes sagging cheeks, and it affects the way you look and feel. In recent years, there are more and more people striving for perfection, such as maintaining the youthful-looking appearance of the face with ruddy skin and redness.

Autologous fat grafting is a technique where the harvested adipose tissue after professional treatment is injected into various compartments underneath the skin. The harvested fat, following the suggestion from physicians, is often taken from the buttock and abdomen. Because studies have demonstrated that the fat cells in these two parts contain more stem cells, the relative success rate of grafting is also higher.

The surgical procedures of autologous fat grafting for facial rejuvenation

The doctor harvests the fat tissue by liposuction, and fat tissue is carried out through the processes by sedimentation, centrifugation, and then aseptically washing and filtering. After transferring the fat into syringes, and the placement of the graft is performed into the sunken part of the cheek. Physicians will inject the small fat parcels into the face using a syringe instead of large fat parcel injection. With a small syringe, the doctor can control the amount injected more finely.

The incision is about 1mm, which is very inconspicuous. Facial swelling is common and lasts for 2-3 weeks. After one month, it can be determined how much survival of the fat graft. However, if the living habits are not good enough, the fat may be absorbed continuously by body. The technology of fat graft is getting more and more advanced, and almost all parts of the face can be replenished.

The cases of autologous fat grafting for facial rejuvenation