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Fat Grafting for a Fuller Face
Every year, around 190 million adults in the US (or nearly 75% of the adult population) set goals for themselves for the new year. And, according to 2021 statistics, the most common resolutions involved improving our fitness routines and appearances. While embracing a healthier lifestyle is undoubtedly the best resolution you can set to start the new year, there are some cosmetic treatments that can help you achieve your beauty goals.
At Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, we offer custom-designed fat grafting treatments that can help you achieve your desired appearance and start 2022 looking and feeling your best. Discover all you need to know about this treatment below.
What is Fat Grafting?
Fat grafting—also called micro-lipo injection, facial fat rejuvenation, or fat injection—is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure that aims to transfer fat between two areas of the body.
Fat grafting is particularly effective as a facial rejuvenation treatment. In facial grafting, a portion of the fat is moved to the facial area from another area of the body. The most common procedure used for facial grafting is performed through injectables. Some of the reasons why injectables can be beneficial include:
- Reduced risk of allergic reactions
- Minimal scarring
- No downtime or recovery time
Facial grafting is even more efficient if used in combination with other facial rejuvenation treatments offered at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, such as eyelid lift and facelift.
Where can Fat Grafting be Used?
A tailored fat grafting surgery can help remodel the facial silhouette, enhance your unique features, and redefine your profile. There are several areas that can be improved through facial grafting. Whether you’re looking for fuller lips, fuller cheeks, tighter under-eye areas, or a more youthful appearance in general, fat grafting can take excess plump from one area and put it where you need it most.
There are several fat grafting combinations, and fat cells can be moved to the face from various areas of the body, including:
- Belly and abdomen
After the fat cells are extracted via liposuction, they’re reinjected into the face, buttocks, thighs, or hands to reshape these areas. While the first results are immediate, you will be able to see the greatest benefits of this procedure up to six months after the surgery.
Benefits of Fat Grafting
Fat grafting can yield long-lasting results, offering you a much more youthful, rested, and natural look. Some of the results you can expect from the procedure include:
- Fuller, softer cheeks
- Fuller lips
- Tighter, more youthful skin
- More rested and energized under-eye areas
- A more defined silhouette and facial profile
- Reduced fat from other areas of the body
Fat transfer procedures can come with different recovery times, depending on the person’s healing process and the extent of the areas involved. Generally, your body will need a few weeks to heal completely, but you can return to work after just a few days!
Fat Grafting for 2022
The new year has come, and you deserve to start your 2022 looking and feeling your best. Undoubtedly, committing to a healthy lifestyle is an important step to take. However, a tailored fat grafting procedure with the experts at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery can help you stick to your resolutions and achieve your goals.
Don’t kick the can down the road another year! Make 2022 your time to shine by taking the steps you need to take to feel your best 24/7, 365.
Achieve your 2022 beauty goals with Pinnacle Plastic Surgery
When it comes to kicking your 2022 calendar year off on the right foot, consider taking the steps you need to feel most at home in the skin you’re in. Don’t let lingering issues plague you for another year. Schedule your consultation with Pinnacle Plastic Surgery and let us help you achieve your unique beauty goals. Call (843) 815-6699 to get started on a path of utmost wellness and confidence today!