Despite the fact that we think about plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures as something that will help solve the problem of appearance, appearing with age, they can also help us to correct some shortcomings of the exterior, with which we deal all his life. For example, you were born with a very thin face. Makeup can help give your face a fuller look, but will not be able to really correct it. Instead, people who have this or some other problem with the appearance of selected fatty tissue transplant (also known as lipofilling) in order to improve their appearance.
Lipofilling can be a suitable procedure for people with a variety of problems. This procedure can help improve the shape of the face and cheeks, it can help to make the face look proportionate, do less sunken eyes and reduce wrinkles. Some patients prefer fat grafting procedure because it does not use any extraneous chemicals or materials. Instead, the material is taken from one part of your body and grafted to another. This means that you do not have to worry about the possibility of an allergic reaction
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What is lipofilling
Lipofilling mainly represents the following procedure: the fat is taken from one part of the body, usually, hips, and is used to make the necessary changes in the face. For example, oil can be used to reconstruct the cheekbones. If you have wrinkles, fat filled the folds of the skin to look smooth again. The result is up to three years. Some doctors recommend to spend a few sessions of this procedure (three to five) to correct deep wrinkles or other significant defects.
The procedure lipofilling or fat transplantation, usually carried out right in the doctor's office or an outpatient. The procedure can be carried out without anesthesia, especially if you are worried about its cost. However, without any freezing endure the pain can be difficult. You can use any type of local anesthetic. If you do not select any other type of anesthesia, sometimes limited anesthetic cream that is applied to the area involved during the procedure. Unlike other kinds of cosmetic treatments, fat grafting does not require exposure to sick leave or refusal from ordinary activities.
Who is a good candidate for the procedure lipofilinga
Patients who can carry out the procedure lipofilinga must be at least eighteen years of age, although some doctors may agree to carry out this procedure more young patients, especially in cases of facial deformation. For the procedure required lipofilling that the patient was healthy. Talk to your doctor about the health problems that you may have available. If you smoke, you need to give up the habit before the procedure. Smoking can increase the risk associated with the procedure lipofilinga.
Next, you have to be realistic in their expectations of what can give you the fat grafting procedure. Although it can improve your appearance, it can not completely change the appearance.
You can also be a good candidate for this procedure if you need more help than they can give other procedures, for example, such as Restylane. Transplant of fat can also be combined with other procedures such as operations on the eye century (blepharoplasty).
How is the procedure
Before performing the procedure the patient and the doctor should discuss what they want the patient, and from what part of the body will take the fat (fat donor can also be a different person if the patient so desires). After freezing the relevant parts of the body a local anesthetic, if it will be used, the doctor will conduct liposuction to take fat out of the selected portion of the patient's body.
When fat is taken, it is passed through a centrifuge to fat cells are separated from the rest, which was obtained with the fat. After separation of the fat cells of small needles are introduced into the targeted region, e.g., in the cheeks or wrinkles.
Fat grafting procedure usually lasts less than an hour.
What time will it take to return to normal life?
The amount of time it will take to recover after the transplant procedure, fat may be different. Some people almost immediately able to return to work and normal activities, others may need a couple of days. Usually around the injection site, a small swelling that lasts about a week, and there is a feeling of discomfort, which can be removed by using an anesthetic. These problems usually disappear within seven days.
Transplantation of fat has a certain risk, but usually it is a very safe procedure. The most common effects of this procedure - is the pain and swelling around the injection site. These effects are temporary and usually disappear within one to two weeks.
Other, more serious risks - complications from local anesthesia or occlusion of the vessel, which may occur if the fat was in the blood vessel. Infection, discoloration or bleeding person are also possible, though rarely encountered.
Although the procedure lipofilinga not necessarily pose a risk to health, the patient must understand that this procedure does not give a guaranteed result. A significant percentage of patients fat simply absorbed back into the body, and in this case, the desired effect does not occur. Method that allows to determine the procedure to be successful if it does not exist.
Like whether the patient results?
If the procedure is "triggered", the results are likely to be visible at once, although they will be best seen when the swelling subsides. Most people who have fat grafting procedure is successful, are very satisfied with the results of their self-confidence and self-esteem increased, and they look younger.
The information contained above is intended to give a basic understanding of the procedure, fat injection, lipofilling, before the patient comes for consultation and to answer basic questions that arise with respect to this type of cosmetic surgery
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. The final decision should be taken only after a personal meeting with the surgeon. Consultation with a physician does not require the patient to undergo the procedure fat injection, lipofilling.