There are a number of different techniques and treatments that separate fat from cells and release it into the body. But what happens to the fat once it's been released? Here, an ASPS Members Surgeon explains some of the research that has been done to answer this question. 

Note: Some of the procedures and technologies presented in the following videos may be under investigation and presented for research and educational purposes. More scientific study may be needed to determine efficacy and success rate. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) do not endorse the procedures or technologies presented nor do the statements of the individual physicians represent the opinions, positions, or recommendations of the ASPS or The PSF.