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