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Facial fat: The good, the bad and the confusing

Alia Willson | Freelance Writer Friday, May 24, 2024

Fat may be responsible for adding a few pounds to your waistline or giving you a cherub face, but it also plays a vital role in keeping our bodies healthy and energized – and, believe it or not, giving our faces a more youthful appearance. It's time to unravel facial fat – the good, the bad and the confusing.


The future of facial augmentation: A closer look at fat grafting and transfer techniques in facial plastic surgery

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Thursday, January 18, 2024

Facial implants involve skillfully placing a permanent medical device within the face to sculpt and fashion a patient's features. There are many options for those interested in these procedures, from jaw implants to cheek implants – and now there is an alternative that uses your own tissue.


Six of the most common areas that plastic surgeons do fat transfers

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Thursday, December 23, 2021

Fat grafting is known by many names, most often referred to as fat transfer, it is also analogous to fat injections, and the technology behind this procedure has accelerated at a whiplash pace.


Everything you need to know about hand rejuvenation

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Monday, December 20, 2021

It’s surprising to many, but one of the first places on our body that begins to show signs of aging is our hands. And if you stop and think about it, perhaps that's not unexpected given the daily beatings our hands take it's no wonder why the skin on our hands would break down first.


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