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Autologous fat transfer has gained popularity as an effective, natural-looking strategy to enhance the appearance, particularly when performed by a qualified plastic surgeon. This innovative technique uses liposuction methods to safely harvest fat from an area of the patient’s choice (frequently the abdomen, thighs, or hips) and graft the fat back onto the body to restore volume. The potential benefits of fat transfer are not limited to augmented body contours, improved proportion and symmetry, and the reduction of age-related concerns (namely wrinkles).

With this in mind, it’s important to understand that a significant portion of the transferred fat is almost always reabsorbed by the body in the months following the procedure. In fact, the majority of patients only retain about half of the implanted fat cells.* There are, however, certain strategies that our board-certified plastic surgeon, Charles Perry, MD, recommends for patients who wish to maximize the results of their fat transfer procedure:

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Medical References*

National Library of Medicine

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