Sometimes called fat grafting, Fat Transfer is a natural alternative to fillers and other volumizers to fill in areas where fat has naturally diminished. Effects are natural looking, denser, long lasting plumped skin.
How does Fat Transfer for hand and face rejuvenation work?
Using the sterile technique, your own fats are collected using a special suction cannula. Fat transfer requires centrifugation to remove impurities. Fat is then introduced to the concern area by the surgeon who makes sure it is proportionally distributed according to requirement. Incisions made are dressed well to promote fast healing.
Is the treatment painful? Is it safe? How long will the treatment take?
Local or general anesthesia is given to a patient depending on the treatment area. For smaller and lesser critical areas, local anesthesia is applied to the donor area and the recipient area to ensure maximum comfort. Pain varies per individual.
Being it autologous, or is derived from your own tissues, Fat transfer is very safe with no risk of allergic reaction s. On an average, an hour or 2 is required to complete the procedure.
How many treatments I need before I see results and how long will it stay?
Fat transfer can be done once up to 3 times. This depends on the amount of fat being transferred. Subsequent treatments increase fat cell survival as more live tissues support nourishment to the newly injected fat cells. The establishment of nourished and healthy fat cells leads to a permanent result.
When necessary, touch ups are recommended.