Dermal filler treatments and cosmetic injections have been growing in popularity over the years. These treatments have been so popular because they can achieve the results of plastic surgery without the lengthy recovery times. That may be why so many people have sought out skilled New Orleans plastic surgeon Dr. Kamran Khoobehi to perform a fat transfer treatment. This injection option offers a number of great advantages over the dermal fillers of the pasty.
What is fat transfer?
Fat transfer treatment is an injection therapy that involves the extraction of fat from one part of the body and the injection of that fat into another part of the body. For facial fat transfer, for instance, that means using liposuction to harvest fat that can then be used to fill lines and wrinkles and add fullness to the face.
How does fat transfer work?
The process for a fat transfer treatment is rather straightforward. First, liposuction is performed usually around the abdominal area. This fat is then purified to remove any foreign substances or undesirable substances. This purified, clean fat is then injected into treatment areas of the face. A skilled New Orleans plastic surgeon like Dr. Khoobehi will be sure to determine how best to place the injections to achieve the best cosmetic results.
Who is a good candidate for fat transfer?
Fat transfer candidates in New Orleans are people who would like to have a face that is free from major wrinkles or would like to add volume to their face. They should have some excess fat around their body, preferably the abdominal region. Fat can also be harvested from the buttocks if need be. The patients should be in good overall health and not suffer from any medical conditions that would prevent them from undergoing surgeries of any kind.
The Benefits of Fat Transfer Treatments
The biggest benefit of fat transfer treatment is that the fat is from the patient’s own body. It is not a foreign substance like traditional dermal fillers. There is no chance for an allergic or negative reaction to occur since the tissue is the patient’s own. Results can also be repeated as needed should the fat be simply absorbed into the patient’s body again.
In addition to its applications for facial plastic surgery and non-surgical aesthetics, fat transfer therapy can also be used for breast augmentation purposes. Indeed, breast enhancement fat transfer is quite popular and effective for giving the breasts an addition boost in size and shape, with results that are natural-looking and closer in texture to actual breast tissue.
Learn More About Fat Transfer Treatment and Advanced Aesthetics
For more information about fat transfer treatment and how it may be beneficial to you and your aesthetic goals, we encourage you to contact our New Orleans are plastic surgery center today. The entire team here is eager to discuss this treatment option with you and provide you with more information so you can make an informed decision about your appearance and wellness.