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Sagging skin is one of the primary insecurities among women that fat transfer in Miami can help solve. As we age, we lose volume in our face resulting in an older and more tired look. In addition to undesirable skin changes contributing to wrinkle formation, volume loss in the face begins in most adults in their early 30’s. Much like a balloon is smooth and wrinkle free when full of air, the appearance and texture is much different when deflated. While traditional surgical correction and skin treatments address skin excess and quality, facial augmentation for replacement of volume loss is relatively new.

Fillers and volume enhancers such as Juvederm, Restylane, and Radiesse have made a huge impact in the consumer market in facial volume replacement and wrinkle correction. They are easy to use, can have a profound impact, and require little recovery. Despite being effective in volume replacement, popular injectable fillers are unfortunately expensive, synthetic, and do not provide long-term results.

What Is Fat Transfer?

Fat transfer, also known as facial fat grafting, involves augmentation of areas in need with fat cells harvested from the body. By using one’s fat, the result can be permanent with no risk of adverse reaction. The procedure is safe, minimally invasive, with minimal downtime and discomfort, and provides patients with a permanent, natural result.

Ideal Candidates for a Fat Grafting Procedure

You can undergo a fat grafting procedure if you are in good physical health and have no serious underlying conditions. If you smoke, Dr. Michael Rodriguez might ask you to stop a month or two before your surgery. Remember that even though fat is removed from the body for facial rejuvenation, fat grafting is not a solution for obesity.

Your Consultation

Dr. Rodriguez will discuss your medical history during your initial appointment. Together, you can set realistic goals based on your concerns. You might also undergo a physical examination to determine whether you have enough fatty tissue to be used for grafting. It is important that you openly tell Dr. Rodriguez about your expectations.

The Procedure

The fat transfer procedure is usually performed with light sedation and local anesthesia for patient comfort. First, a liposuction is performed to harvest the fat for the fat injections. After the fat is harvested and purified, it is injected areas of need in the face. This adds volume and contour to targeted areas, smoothing away wrinkles and filling in hollow regions.

Fat Transfer Recovery and Aftercare

Following the procedure, most patients do not feel discomfort. While there may be bruising and swelling, patients can usually resume daily activities after a weekend of recovery. You might find that some of the fat seems to disappear because it gets reabsorbed by the body. For this reason, avoid movement in the target area to achieve desired results.

Cost of Fat Transfer Surgery

The total cost of your fat transfer procedure will depend on the extent of the work done and the areas of the face to be addressed. You can easily book an appointment with Dr. Rodriguez to discuss your options and learn the total price of your procedure.

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Get rid of your aging skin problems with a fat transfer in Miami to achieve a youthful glow. Book a consultation to learn more about the details of fat grafting injections.

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