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Face lipofilling ( Fat Grafting )

Fat is a natural filler that used for restoration and augmentation. There are no such problems as rejection or illness transmission, because fat is taken from patient's own body. Fat can be collected from any part of the body with surplus fat. Usually fat is taken from the outer thighs, abdomen, and love handles.

The resorption (melting of transferred fat) of some part of fat occur in spite of all efforts to maximize survival of graft. To compensate this effect the overcorrection may be performed during Fat Transfer in Armenia. Fat Transfer improves the quality and texture over the skin areas where the procedure was carried out. The origin of this phenomenon are not investigated enough, but assumed, that it is related with the abundance of steam cells in the grafted fat.

Fat Transfer Incisions

Fat Transfer procedure consists of two parts:

1. Collection

2. Grafting.

These two phases are required small puncture wounds (each of them has diameter less than one millimeter) through which small blunt needles are passed. When the wounds heal, they become almost invisible.

Facial Fat Transfer

Facial Fat Transfer at ArzniAesthetica Surgicenter is carried out under general anesthesia or IV sedation. When you are under general anesthesia you do not know what is going on around you since you are asleep.

Dr. Danielyan begins the Fat Transfer procedure with fat collecting. During a process similar to Liposuction fat is removed with help of a small blunt needle. When enough fat is harvested, its being prepared for the surgical transfer. Fat is put into several small syringes and Dr. Danielyan very thorough injects slight amount of the fat into requisite areas to get natural look. The most common areas for facial Fat Grafting are the upper lids, lips, smile lines, cheeks and temples.

After Facial Fat Transfer

When the influence of anesthesia largely passes, you can leave the clinic escorted by family member or friend. To decrease swelling your head should be raised when you sleep (use several pillows). Pains have mild nature, typically. Painkillers will be prescribed, and you can take them during this time. During first week you should relax and rest. Intense activity does not allowed; you can watch TV or read. You may have post-operative bruising and swellings during 1-2 weeks following Fat Transfer. You will have postoperative revision one week after the procedure. Swelling subsides after a few weeks of the surgery. Usually you may return to work in 7-10 days after surgery. Light physical activity can be allowed you at 1-2 weeks following the Fat Transfer.

Avoid strenuous activity until 4-6 weeks after surgery. During the first six weeks part of transferred fat will melt, the residuary fat will permanent. The fat will change with changes in your weight. After first post-surgical meeting with doctor you will have revision in 6 weeks, 6 month and one year after Fat Grafting. At these meetings post-surgical photos will be taken.

Get Educated about Fat Transfer in Armenia

All information about the grafting should be available for patients. Explore this question carefully. You will have initial consultation that takes about 15-20 minutes. During the consultation you will be informed by Dr. Danielyan about all aspects of Fat Grafting. Your decision about Fat Transfer should be done deliberately, consciously and calm. In our clinic we understand that an educated and informed patient will make the better choice.

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