What's the Purpose of a Fat Transfer?

For decades, people have been using synthetic fillers to add volume to strategic locations on their face and body. They get dermal fillers to replace the volume they lose in their face as they age, or use other fillers to get a more proportionate chest or backside. 

But your body may already have just what you need to add volume wherever you want it most. With fat transfer, Nikunj Patel, MD, FACC, and our team at Neosculpt Laser Vein & Cosmetic Surgery Center can take fat from your body and inject or graft it into any areas where you want more volume. If you’re curious about what fat transfer could do for you, don’t hesitate to visit us at our office in Abilene, Texas. 

To help you learn more right now, though, we’ve built this quick guide.

Fat transfer 101

Fat transfer gives you the option to take volume where you might have it in excess — like on your thighs or abdomen — and move it to places where it can help you achieve your cosmetic goals. Let’s take a look at this two-step treatment:

Giggle lipo

To start, Dr. Patel takes fat from the area of your choosing with our virtually painless Giggle lipo process. This type of liposuction only requires local anesthesia and comes with a quick recovery period. 

Dr. Patel offers Giggle lipo to remove fat from your:

He then prepares the fat so that it can be safely used wherever you want volume added.

Fat injection or grafting

Once your removed fat is prepared, Dr. Patel uses it to replenish volume wherever your face or body needs it most. He can perform a fat transfer to:

These are just a few examples. Talk with Dr. Patel about your face and body goals and he can help you explore your options, including fat transfer.

The benefits of fat transfer

There’s a reason an increasing number of people are choosing fat transfer to help them toward their cosmetic goals. Because this treatment uses your body’s own fat, you don’t need to worry about any synthetic materials causing an adverse reaction. Plus, with Giggle lipo and Dr. Patel’s extensive experience in fat transfer, recovery can be quicker and easier than many people expect.

Are you curious about the possibilities with fat transfer? If so, don’t hesitate to call Neosculpt Laser Vein & Cosmetic Surgery Center or request your appointment online today. 

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