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Will Facial Fat Grafting Change the Shape of Your Face?

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Are you suffering from volume loss in your face due to aging? At Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery, we offer facial fat grafting that helps improve how your face looks and gives our patients a youthful glow. Fat grafting in Tampa, FL offers natural and long-lasting results to people wanting to fix lost volume due to aging and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Facial grafting is performed by injecting fat into the face, cheeks, or lips. By removing extra fat from your body, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang uses this fat to increase your face volume.

Am I a candidate for facial fat grafting?

Facial fat grafting is helpful for those who want to add natural-looking volume to different parts of their face. A facial fat transfer can fill in fine lines, wrinkles, Crow’s feet, smile lines, and laugh lines too. This transferred fat reduces the appearance of scars and pitted areas, and improves how your cheeks and lips look. To be a candidate for a facial fat transfer at Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery in Tampa, FL, you must have enough excess fat on your body to harvest for use during this treatment.

How is facial fat grafting performed?

Facial fat grafting is a two-part process: the harvesting of fat and the injection process. Local anesthesia is used because so little fat is removed and grafted. Dr. Mang will first perform liposuction to remove fat from the different areas of the body, including the flanks, abdomen, or hips. After your fat is harvested, it is processed and inserted into different areas of the face to help you achieve your goals. We can use different injection angles and techniques to provide the best immersion rate for your skin.

FAQs about facial fat grafting

Many patients have questions about a fat transfer in Tampa, FL. During a consultation, we can address questions like:

  1. What can I expect during recovery? After your fat transfer, you are sutured and cleaned before you are sent to recover. Our team will provide at-home recovery instructions.

  2. Do I need a follow-up appointment? Yes, you will be scheduled for a follow-up visit about one to two weeks after your procedure.

  3. How long will it take to see my results? You may see some improvements right away, but most of your results will be seen after several weeks.

  4. How long will my results last? We expect your results to last for years.

  5. Will facial fat grafting change my face? Ultimately, yes, fat grafting can change the shape of the face. This will depend on where Dr. Mang inserts fat. The goal is to restore lost volume, which will make your face appear rounder.

Transform your face and restore lost volume with facial fat grafting

Facial fat grafting at Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery can help patients add volume and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. With little downtime, this facial fat transfer allows you to achieve a natural and full face with long-lasting results. To schedule a consultation to learn if facial fat grafting is right for you in Tampa, FL, call to schedule an appointment with Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang.

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