Fat Grafting in Boca Raton, FL
Located in Boca Raton, and serving the residents of West Palm Beach and all of South Florida, Sanctuary Medical Center uses fat grafting as a cosmetic filler to those who desire cosmetic dermatology.
What is Fat Grafting?
Fat grafting is a cosmetic procedure that uses natural body fat from one area of a patient’s body to rejuvenate or correct problems around specific areas of the face such as acne scars or the hollowness around the eyes. The results are long lasting because fat from the patient’s own body is used.
How is Fat Grafting Performed?
During a fat grafting procedure, the plastic surgeon takes fat from the donor area of the body (usually the abdomen or thighs) through a procedure similar to liposuction. After preparing it, the fat is injected into the desired area. Performed in our office, the procedure is simple and is often combined with other cosmetic filler treatments and procedures such as a facelift.
How Long Does the Fat Grafting Procedure Take?
The length of the procedure using fat grafting varies as it depends on the areas to harvest then graft.
Is Fat Grafting Painful?
Most patients have some minor pain and irritation at the donor sites as well as the areas where the fat is injected. The pain is usually treated with over the counter pain medications.
What is the Recovery Like Following Fat Grafting?
It is common to have some minor discomfort following a fat grafting procedure which quickly resolves itself. There may be some redness, bruising, and swelling during the days following the procedure. These issues are often greatly improved within one week. In terms of work, most patients have the procedure towards the end of the week, and are back to work by Monday.
How Long Do the Results from Fat Grafting Last?
The results from fat grafting vary but for most patients, the results can last for years. Some even enjoy permanent results. As much as 40 to 70 percent of the fat seems to last indefinitely.
What is the Cost of Injections Using Fat Grafting in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach, FL?
The cost of fat grafting varies with each patient depending on the extent of the injections and the donor site(s) or areas to be liposuctioned. During your initial consultation, we will discuss the cost of fat grafting treatments and financing options available.
How Do I Find Out if Fat Grafting is Right for Me?
Fat grafting is ideal for those who are not ready for or do not need to go to the extent of facial surgery. Additionally, fat grafting also offers the advantage of contouring or sculpting other parts of the body. To find out more about fat grafting, please call our office to set up a private consultation with to evaluate your skin to determine if this treatment is right for you.
Additional Cosmetic Fillers and Injectables
- Belotero Balance®
- Restylane® Lyft
- Restylane® Silk
The physicians and staff at Sanctuary Medical Center provide personalized care for our Cosmetic Dermatology patients in Boca Raton. We use the most advanced technologies in dermatology to help our patients maintain optimum skin health and restore self-confidence by revitalizing their appearance. To receive more information or schedule a consultation, contact us today to speak with our friendly staff.