We will start to notice more wrinkles, pigmentation, saggy facial tissues, and loss of volume. But all is not lost, facial lipofilling will be able to address your problems and rejuvenate your face.
It is specifically designed to sculpt your face contour and restore the natural volume of your facial features. Facial lipofilling involves harvesting fats from an area of your body (e.g., tummy, hips, thighs) via liposuction and transferring them to the desired areas of the face.
Areas of the face that can be treated with facial lipofilling are:
Fats are considered the ideal permanent filler as there is no chance of your body rejecting it since it is harvested from your own body. Furthermore, unlike other types of filler such as hyaluronic acid, fat tissues are rich in stem cells and growth factors that have powerful regenerative properties. They have been shown to replace damaged and worn-out cells. Therefore, the beneficial effects of fat grafting are not limited to the filling up and shaping of the face.
Facial lipofilling has also been shown to improve skin quality and texture and reduce wrinkles. The grafted fat cells will stimulate the rebuilding of tissue in the areas and help fight the aging process. During the procedure, your body may only absorb between 30% to 50% of the transferred fat. Hence, over-injection is performed and sometimes more than one session is necessary to achieve the desired result.
During your first consultation, you and your surgeon will discuss your problem areas and desired results. Additionally, you will discuss on the following things:
It is important to give honest answers with regards to your medical history. This allows your surgeon to make accurate and safe decisions with regards to the procedure. Inform your surgeon about any medications, surgeries, or allergies you have/had. You must also inform your surgeon if you have diabetes, circulatory problems, thyroid problems, and other health issues if any.
Facial lipofillings are day procedures that do not require you to stay overnight at the hospital if all goes well. It is a short procedure involving the following steps:
He will tailor the procedure to achieve the results you desire.
All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. The procedure should be carried in a safe environment and in an accredited clinic. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome could occur occasionally. Major complications are rare.
who is a candidate
for Facial Lipofilling
Individuals with the following issues are suitable for facial lipofilling:
What to expect?
for Facial Lipofilling