With age comes changes to the volume in our faces. We may notice visible, protruding fat in places where it wasn’t before, fat pads drooping lower on the face due to gravity, or areas that suddenly appear hollow. A Facial Fat Transfer can address such concerns in a single procedure using no synthetic materials to produce natural results with limitless longevity.
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Patrick Davis offers facial fat transposition to patients throughout Los Angeles. Facial Fat Transfer offers stunning results that look and feel entirely natural, but only when performed by a skilled and reputable, patient-focused provider like Dr. Davis.
Facial fat transposition involves repositioning peri-orbital fat (fat from the area around the eyes) to smooth tear trough deformity or restore volume in the upper eyelid. The transferred fat is not affected by weight change and provides a long-term solution to bags or hollowness above or below the eyes. The transferred fat is minimally processed, rich in stem cells, and presents no risk of allergic or adverse reaction.
Facial Fat Transfer in the eyes creates seamlessly youthful contours throughout the brows, eyelids, and cheeks. Surgery is short, generally taking less than an hour and requires only local anesthesia, light sedation, and minimal downtime.
Facial fat transposition can eliminate the appearance of bags or hollowness underneath the eyes as well as restore the smooth and youthful look of the area above the eyes without the use of synthetic fillers or implants. As opposed to fillers, the effects of facial fat transfer can last indefinitely.
Facial fat transfer is an excellent treatment option for patients who want to achieve long-term rejuvenation but aren’t quite ready for a facelift. Candidates for facial fat transposition should show moderate to advanced signs of aging around the eyes and possess enough excess fat to be removed. You should also have relatively good skin elasticity.
For patients with lax skin in the treatment area, facial fat transposition can be combined with an upper or lower blepharoplasty to achieve comprehensive rejuvenation around the eyes. If you smoke, you will need to quit several weeks before your procedure. You should also be free of any health conditions that may increase your risks of serious complications or impair your body’s ability to heal.
Your facial fat transposition will be performed under local anesthesia with sedation, so you will be completely comfortable throughout your surgery but will not be subject to the additional risks or recovery associated with general anesthesia. To begin your procedure for facial fat transfer Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Patrick Davis will make place incisions on the inside of the eyelids to access the underlying fat and meticulously reposition it to sculpt exquisitely youthful contours.
Once he has restored your eyes’ youthful appearance, he will close your incisions using dissolvable sutures. Your incisions will be completely hidden, leaving no visible indications of surgery. Facial fat transposition is an outpatient procedure, and although it does not require general anesthesia, you will need to arrange for someone close to you to drive you home after surgery.
Our Beverly Hills facial fat transfer patients require one to two weeks of recovery. You will experience some bruising and swelling during this time, though these minor side effects are manageable with pain medication, cold compress application, and keeping your head elevated. You will need to avoid rubbing or applying pressure to the treated areas. It will take some time for the transferred fat to settle, so it is essential that you protect the area to prevent any changes to your results.
You can expect it to take about two to three months for the transferred fat to settle into its final shape. However, your results may continue to improve for up to one year after your procedure. Results are considered permanent, though some patients choose to undergo a revision procedure after a decade or more after their initial procedure due to continued aging.
If you are interested in discussing the most natural and longest-lasting solution to aging around the eyes, please contact us to discuss your Facial Fat Transfer in Beverly Hills. Los Angeles area patients can achieve stunningly exquisite results with face specialist Dr. Patrick Davis.
Most patients are delighted with their Facial Fat Transfer results, as the results look and feel the most natural and are the longest-lasting of all such procedures.
The effects of your Facial Fat Transfer are considered permanent. Continued aging may cause some patients to seek touch-up treatment, but this usually takes more than a decade to become necessary for maintaining results.
As with any surgical procedure, a Facial Fat Transfer does come with some risks. These include reaction to anesthesia, infection, hematoma, damage to underlying structures, and changes to sensation. You can minimize your risks of complications by undergoing treatment from a skilled and reputable face specialist like Dr. Davis.
Every moment is an opportunity to grow, learn, and improve. Your new best emerges when you make the most of those opportunities. When it comes to Beverly Hills facial plastic surgery, Dr. Patrick Davis believes listening is better than selling. To him, the best plastic surgeons reveal themselves in the surgeries they prevent as well as the ones they perform. Before you choose to undergo plastic surgery, please reach out to Patrick Davis, MD, for a consultation, he truly wants to help you find your new best.
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Dr. Patrick Davis is a Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon performing Facial Aesthetic and Hair Restoration procedures at the Lasky Clinic in Beverly Hills.