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Can Facial Fat Grafting Improve Volume Loss Around My Eyes?

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At Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery, we offer different surgical procedures that can help improve how the face looks. Facial fat grafting in Tampa, FL gives natural and long-lasting results to patients wanting to improve lost volume due to aging. Facial grafting helps decrease the appearance of signs of aging by injecting fat into the face. By removing extra fat from a patient’s body, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang reinjects this fat to different areas of the face to resolve volume loss in the face, and around and under the eyes. This eye rejuvenation can help fix sagging under the eyes.

Am I a good candidate for facial fat grafting?

Facial fat grafting helps patients who want to add natural-looking volume to areas of their face. A facial fat transfer can successfully fill in fine lines, wrinkles, Crow’s feet, smile lines, and laugh lines. To be a candidate for a facial fat transfer at Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery, you must have enough excess fat on your body to achieve your goals for your fat transfer to face procedure.

How do we perform facial fat grafting?

Facial fat grafting is a two-part process: fat harvesting and injection. We use local anesthesia because so little fat is removed and grafted. First, Dr. Mang performs liposuction to remove fat from different areas of the body, including the abdomen, flanks, or hips. After this fat is harvested, it is processed and inserted into different areas of the face, including around the eyes. He uses different injection angles and techniques to provide the best immersion rates for each patient in Tampa, FL.

FAQs about facial fat grafting

Many of our patients at Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery have different questions about this fat transfer process. During a consultation at our office, we can address all questions, including:

  1. How long will my recovery be after facial fat grafting? After your fat transfer, you will be sutured and cleaned before recovery. Dr. Mang uses wound coverings on his patients. Our team will discuss your at-home recovery instructions with you before you’re released.

  2. Do I need a follow-up appointment? Yes, you will have a follow-up visit one to two weeks into your recovery.

  3. How long will it take to see my results? You may see some improvements right away, but it usually takes several weeks to see them all.

  4. How long do results last? Dr. Mang expects results from facial fat grafting to last many years. It’s important that you follow all post-op instructions closely to achieve the best results.

Transform your face and increase volume with facial fat grafting

Facial fat grafting at Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery is how Dr. Brandon Dzung-Mang adds volume to the face and around the eyes, and smoothes out lines and wrinkles. With little downtime, this facial fat transfer allows you to achieve a natural look with long-lasting results. To schedule an in-person or virtual consultation to learn when facial fat grafting is best for you in Tampa, FL, call our office to schedule an appointment today.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.