AUTOLOGOUS FAT TRANSFER
WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY AUTOLOGOUS FAT TRANSFER ?
Autologous fat transfer means, taking out the fat from tummy and transferring it to face. That is person’s own fat is transferred from one region of body to another.
HOW IS AUTOLOGOUS FAT TRANSFER DONE ?
The complete procedure is done under local anesthesia. Local anesthesia is injected into tummy skin. A canula is then put under the skin and moved in to and fro direction . Its attached with a syringe creating negative suction. thus fat gets accumulated in it . a total of 100 to 200 ml fat can be withdrawn in one sitting.
Fat is then kept for half an hour . This separates the fluid from fat.
Fat is next transferred to smaller syringes. Its then injected into face under the skin. Thus the volume loss is instantly replenished.
WHAT ARE THE POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS?
Slight swelling , pain and bruising can be there for few days post surgery. A course of anti inflammatory, antibiotics and painkillers is prescribed. All swelling settles by two weeks. Around 50 percent of the fat transferred get lost in a months’s time. Whatever 50 percent remains remains for years. Thus, little overfilling is done at the time of the procedure.
FOR HOW LONG DOES THE RESULTS LAST ?
Whatever fat is left , remains for 5 to 10 years.
HOW IS FAT TRANSFER DIFFERENT FROM FILERS?
Filler are ready made syringes of transparent gel called hyaluronic acid. generally a person requires 4 to 10 ml of substance for antiaging. Filler would be way more expensive than fat transfer. Filler also leads to swelling and bruising for few day . But it’s comparatively less. So person can return to normal life early.
WHERE ELSE CAN FAT BE TRANSFERRED IN BODY ?
It can be transferred into hands too to make them look younger.