Fat Transfer (Micro-Lipoinjection) in Chattanooga
Also known as autologous fat transplantation or micro-lipoinjection, a fat transfer is a great way to augment facial or body features and fill in lines.
A fat transplant is performed by extracting fat from one area of the body (typically buttocks, thighs or abdomen) via liposuction and then injecting the filtered fat through a syringe to various areas of the face or body.
Fat Transfer (Fat Transplant) Recovery
Within a few days, patients can return to work , but full recovery is usually not achieved until one full week has passed. Your cosmetic surgeon may advise you to refrain from strenuous actives for 3 to 6 weeks following your fat transfer. Because all fat may not survive after the first injection, multiple injections may be needed.
A fat transfer involves very minimal risks and can be discussed during your consultation. After the procedure, some swelling and bruising is anticipated.For more information regarding fat transplantation, call or email us.
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