How Invasive Is Fat Transfer?
September 26, 2014
Facial rejuvenation is an ever-growing segment of the plastic surgery industry, with safer, less invasive technology becoming more readily available all the time. While some people prefer to focus on fixing wrinkles byusing dermal fillers or Botox, others are looking for ways to fill in lost volume that can make the face appear gaunt and hollow. Fat transfer is a natural solution to this problem, taking fat from an area where it is plentiful and injecting it into areas of the face where it is needed. Many patients who are interested in this option are worried about downtime, however. Just how invasive is fat transfer? Let's break down the process to get an idea of how involved the procedure is.