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Fat Transfer

A fat transfer is one of our most popular procedures at Accents Cosmetic Surgery. It involves plumping and enhancing aging facial features with your natural body fat.

One Day Post Op after Facial Fat transfer, the client looks very happy with the results and no pain overnight.

The benefits

  • No incisions necessary
  • Long-lasting and natural results
  • Done under local anesthesia
  • Can restore a supple, youthful facial appearance
  • Simultaneously contours your body while plumping your face

Restore your lost facial volume

As part of the natural aging process, collagen production slows, skin elasticity diminishes, and fatty tissue beneath the skin decreases. As a result, telltale signs of aging such as wrinkles, folds and hollows begin to develop.

This loss of volume can dramatically change your appearance – transforming your soft and youthful contours into sharp angles and an older look. A fat transfer uses unwanted fat from another area of your body to replace this lost volume and restore your youthful glow.

Should you consider a facial fat transfer?

Facial fat transfer is an appropriate procedure for patients with both early and advanced signs of aging. In general, if you see any of the following imperfections when you look in the mirror, a fat transfer may be able to help:

  • Hollow areas
  • Laugh lines
  • Smile lines
  • Crow’s feet
  • Mouth lines
  • Skin depressions
  • Forehead wrinkles
  • Thinning lips

The procedure: How the facial fat transfer process works

A facial fat transfer is a safe, in-office procedure that can be done in just a few hours. Because local anesthesia is used instead of general, your surgical risks are substantially reduced. The anesthetic will only be applied to the donor site (where fat is being extracted) and the recipient site (where the fat is being injected.)

To perform the procedure, Dr. Berkowitz will perform low-suction liposuction to remove unwanted fat from another area of your body, such as the buttocks, tummy, thighs or jowls. He will then process and purify the extracted fat, separating whole, undamaged fat cells to be used for the transfer. From there, Dr. Berkowitz will re-inject the fat cells into target areas on your face to correct imperfections and create a new, youthful contour.

Schedule a Consultation

A facial fat transfer is a safe, natural and effective way to transform your appearance. Contact our Michigan office today to schedule an appointment and discover what this procedure with Dr. Berkowitz can do for you. Learn more

The recovery

You can expect minimal downtime following your Detroit facial fat transfer. There may be some slight swelling and bruising in the treatment area, though it should subside within a few days. Many of our clients are able to resume their normal daily activities within a day or two.

FAQ: What will I look like after my procedure?

After your Detroit facial fat transfer, you will notice an immediate improvement in your appearance. These results will continue to progress as any swelling and bruising dissipates. In general, the results of a well-performed facial fat transfer can endure for years.

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