Fat injection, also known as fat transfer, is the process of transferring fat cells taken from the abdomen to another area with a needle. The transferred fat cells continue to live in the transferred area and act as a filler there. For this reason, fat injection is also called fat filling. The aim is to repair the deformations in the skin.
Fat Injection Application Areas
The area where the fat injection is applied the most is the face area. It can be applied to any part of the body that has undergone deformation, except the face area. The areas where the fat injection is applied the most, except for the face area;
- Deep lines connecting the corner of the nose and mouth (nasolabial grooves)
- Forehead, temples, and the area between the eyebrows
- Lower jaw tip and corners
- back of the nose
- It is performed to add volume in areas such as legs, hips, trunk or breasts.
- It can be used in any part of the body to eliminate collapses due to soft tissue loss.
How to Apply Fat Injection
Fat injection is usually taken from suitable areas such as abdomen and waist with the help of special vacuum cannulas. The removed adipose tissue is subjected to a special process. Afterwards, it is injected into the areas where the patient wants to perform the procedure, such as the forehead, lip and nose edge, in line with the patient’s demands. Local anesthesia is sufficient for the fat injection procedure, which is applied without cuts and stitches.
Why Should I Have Fat Injection?
- If you want to treat collapses or wrinkles on your body or face.
- If you want to renew your body contour, close your scars, compensate for the collapses in your body, rejuvenate your face and hands,
- It helps to remove the scars and irregularities that occur in your body after the surgery.
- In contrast to the temporary results created by temporary fillings, fat injection gives permanent results.
- With the stem cell precursors, contains blood circulation increases and has a positive effect on tissue and skin quality.
Fat injection should be done under operating conditions, in a sterile environment, and most importantly, by a plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon.