Fat Grafting Providence
Who is a candidate? If you have indentations in your skin, depressed scars, or wrinkles.
Intended results: Minimize facial and other skin wrinkles and depressions and improving skin quality and texture.
- FAT TRANSFER: The patient ’s own fat is collected (suctioned) from a distant donor area and reinjected into the defect area.
- Fat transfer may require sedation plus local anesthesia if larger amounts of fat are to be collected. Small amounts of fat can be collected and transferred under local anesthesia.
Recuperation and healing: The treated areas usually look normal within a matter of hours after collagen injection and within a few days after fat transfer.
Other options: Additional procedures that could enhance the result of Collagen Injections or Fat Transfers are other facial cosmetic procedures such as Face Lift, Eyelid Lift, Rhinoplasty, etc.
Insurance guidelines: This procedure is considered cosmetic and therefore is not covered by insurance. The patient is responsible for payment.
Note: The specific risks and the suitability of this procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are unusual.