Rediscover Your Youthful Glow

Fat injection treatments are predominantly used to fill in sunken cheeks, laugh lines, and depressed areas or indentations on the face or body.

Often combined with other surgical procedures such as liposuction, fat transfer procedures are a way to take advantage of time under anesthesia to achieve a more complete result.

At CosmetiCare in Newport Beach, facial liposuction with fat transfer to improve hollows, and areas where collagen has depleted over the years is the most commonly requested treatment. To learn more, reach out to our Orange County location and speak with a member of our team to set up your initial consultation and get started on the road to loving the way you look.

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Procedure

Surgical

Healing Downtime

Seven to 10 Days

Final Results

At three months, 40 to 60% of the fat cells will die off. From four to nine months, the fat cells that have survived will start to plump up, revealing your full results.

Frequently Combined with

Liposuction

Three Steps to Expert Rejuvenation

Fat injection is a surgical procedure and is performed under general anesthesia. Collagen, Restylane®, and other injectable fillers are also available to fill fine lines and wrinkles, enhance lips, and smooth out depressed areas of the face.

Step One

Liposuction is used to harvest unwanted fat from the patient’s thighs, abdomen or lower back area.

Step Two

The surgeon sterilizes the fat cells, purifying and preparing them for injection.

Step Three

The fat is carefully injected into the areas of your face you’d like to add volume to in small amounts until the ideal look is achieved.

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How Will I Look & Feel Afterward?

  • Because fat has a certain rate of absorption once injected, your surgeon will over-fill the area to allow for this absorption rate over the next several weeks. 
  • The areas injected will appear very puffy and “fat” and you will have bruising, swelling, or redness in the donor site as well as the injected areas treated.
  • Although you may return to most activities immediately, if a large area was treated, it is advised to restrict activity for a short time.
  • Most patients feel good enough to resume normal activities right away. However, you will be quite swollen. Those who don’t want others to know of their procedure may choose to wait a few days before going out into public.
  • It is recommended that you avoid sun exposure until redness and bruising subside, usually after 48 hours.

Enjoying Your Fat Transfer Results

Fat injection results are significantly different for each patient. Some patients will have more absorption than others, and many have had results that last up to one year or more. Secondary injections are not uncommon and may be necessary to obtain the result you’re looking to achieve.

Journey to the Best You

Here’s what to expect during your surgical journey with CosmetiCare:

Consultation

Discuss your options and ask any questions that you may have with one of our board-certified plastic surgeons.

Simulation

Want to see your New Look Now? Virtually “try on” any procedure free-of-cost using our photo simulation tool.

Surgery

Get ready to look & feel your best with one of our renowned board-certified plastic surgeons performing your surgery.

Recovery

Trust our staff to guide you through the recovery process, providing tips and tools to make it as smooth as possible.

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Five-Star Results From Award-Winning Plastic Surgeons

CosmetiCare remains committed to the most cutting-edge procedural options possible, and we rely on advanced technology to create the incredible results we all know you deserve. Whether you’re interested in a surgical solution or would prefer to learn more about the many non-surgical options we offer, we’re excited to learn more about how we can help you enjoy your ideal results.

Ready to get started on your exciting cosmetic journey? Reach out to the CosmetiCare team at our Newport Beach location and speak with a helpful staff member to set up your initial consultation today.

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