Fat transfer, also called autologous fat transplantation, is used to plump up facial features with the patient’s own fat. This procedure re-contours the face. Other areas of the body that may have depressions can be treated as well. Fat is removed from the donor site of the patient’s body, such as the abdomen, thighs, or buttocks. The fat is then processed to remove excess fluid, and then reinjected just under the skin at the recipient site.
Fat transfer is a non-invasive procedure achieved with little or no downtime. Dr. Lee can best evaluate your skin condition and recommend whether you are a candidate for fat transfer.