Face Fat Fill
Face fat fill or lipofilling/fat grafting is a procedure in which ones own fat is used to restore volume, correct asymmetry, fill creases and pitted scars.
Indications for fat fill
- Adding volume
- Sunken cheeks
- Under eye hollowness
- Effacing prominent nasolabial folds(lines running from the sides of the nose to corner of mouth)
- Enhancement of thin lips
- Correcting pitted scars
- Smoothening irregularities
Fat aspiration is done from tummy or thighs by liposuction. Aspirated fat is then processed and injected into the desired areas.
Duration: Usually takes 45-60 minutes
Type of Anesthesia
It is usually done under local anesthesia if it’s a small region, general anesthesia if larger areas are addressed in a single sitting.
Possible Side Effects
- Asymmetry/ irregularity
- Swelling, bruising in the donor area.