We lose fat volume in the face with significant weight loss and as a natural part of the aging process. This can result in a hollow, sunken appearance that can make the face look tired and older. At Vistnes Plastic Surgery of Palo Alto, Dr. Vistnes performs facial fat transfer in the Bay area to restore youthful facial volume.
Also known as fat grafting, facial fat transfer is a cosmetic procedure that takes fat from stubborn deposits in the body and uses it to plump the cheeks, lips, and jawline and restore youthful fullness to areas where fat volume has diminished. This procedure is designed to correct any volume-related issues that can make a person appear older.
Fat transfer to the face is recommended for patients who want to restore youthfulness by replacing facial volume lost to weight loss and aging. This procedure uses your own natural fat to add lift to the cheeks and jawline and fill in hollow areas with beautiful, long-lasting results.
Facial fat grafting is an increasingly popular, minimally-invasive procedure with a quick recovery time. Patients have this treatment to:
This procedure can be performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia. Facial fat grafting is a three-step process:
As reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), minimally-invasive cosmetic fat injections increased by 13% in a recent year. Natural facial fat transfer has a number of benefits that could account for its rising popularity:
We invite you to discover our serene, luxurious clinic where a full spectrum of surgical and non-surgical enhancements for face and body are found in one place, and where you can expect to be treated with the warmth, dignity, and respect you deserve.(650) 713-2958