What is Facial Fat Transfer?

Facial Fat Transfer can be performed under local or general anesthetic and can take anywhere from 1-2 hours to complete. Fat is extracted from the donor site using a liposuction cannula. The most common donor sites are the abdomen, thigh and buttock. The fat is then processed to remove excess fluid before being injected into the treatment site.

Facial Fat Transfer is an ideal treatment for filling hollows under the eyes and temples and for adding volume to folds, wrinkles and fine lines, for a smoother and more youthful complexion. Facial sculpting and contouring has become an extremely prevalent adding volume to the cheeks, jawline and lips. Facial Fat Transfer was the 9th most popular Cosmetic Procedure in the United States in 2015 according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. It is an affordable treatment, with a typically quick recovery, providing long lasting results. This makes for a very appealing option to those looking for long lasting facial volume and aesthetic enhancements.”