Fat injections, or fat transfer utilizing liposuction to significantly fill and even eliminate fine lines and wrinkles as well as many other skin imperfections. You may be a good candidate for fat injections if you have noticed that your once well rounded face has begun to look hollow and your skin appears to be sagging on the underlying bone structure of your face.
Maybe it is the deep creases around the nose, the nasolabial folds or those unsightly frown lines on the forehead and marionette lines in and around the mouth that are distracting others from seeing the real you. Fat grafting can help by restoring volume and erasing fine lines restoring your face to a youthful more natural appearance.
WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR FAT GRAFTING?
Facial Injections can have some permanent improvement but not as dramatic as a Facelift. As with most facial cosmetic options, every person should be evaluated to determine exactly the right combination of procedures and services to best help you achieve your overall facial refinement goals.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING FAT GRAFTING SURGERY?
Fat grafting is done by a Fat Transfer utilizing liposuction. This can be done under anesthesia or under local sedation. Often times, patients may consider transferring fat to their face while undergoing traditional liposuction on their body.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER FROM FAT GRAFTING SURGERY?
Fat injection patients may experience light swelling and bruising, and it should only last about a week. Some of the fat will be absorbed, however, about most should remain in your face. Patients whom have had fat injections are asked not to sleep on the area where the fat was placed the first few weeks following their surgery.
HOW MUCH DOES FAT GRAFTING COST?
The cost of fat grafting surgery in Reston, VA, at Austin-Weston is around $3,600 – $6,400. The price includes the cost of surgeon fees, anesthesia fees, OR fees, postop garments and all post-op appointments.