Autologous Fat Transfer

When you look in the mirror, do your facial features appear sunken or creased? If so, you may wish to investigate fat transfer. In Orlando, this technique transfer fat from a site where it is
abundant such as the abdomen, hips or buttocks, and places it to help enhance facial contours during a facelift.

What is Fat Transfer?

Fat transfer replaces fat that has naturally diminished with age, or from trauma or surgery. Replacing fat requires that it first be removed with liposuction, and then the fat is injected or grafted to help improve facial contours.

Am I a good candidate for Fat Transfer in Orlando Area?

Fat transfer is ideal for patients who may be allergic to synthetic facial fillers, because the fat used in injectable fillers are harvested from the patients’ own body.

In addition to having realistic expectations regarding the outcome of the procedure, Dr. Johnston will discuss with you your reasons for wanting the procedure. He will also go over your overall health, including whether you are a smoker or are taking medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements.

What can I expect from Fat Transfer?

Fat transfer in Orlando and Lake Mary may improve the creased and shrunken areas of the face, and add fullness to the lips, cheeks, and hollowed area beneath the eyes.

How long is the recovery from Fat Transfer?

Fat transfer is an outpatient procedure that Dr. Johnston may perform under local anesthesia or in conjunction with other facial rejuvenation procedures, such as a facelift. Side effects include swelling, bruising, and numbness, and recovery varies by individual; most swelling and bruising will disappear in about two to three weeks

Results can be long-lasting, but maintaining your new appearance is a lifestyle choice. Normal aging and gravity may affect your outcomes, and proper skincare is essential after the procedure.

'The claims and before and after pictures above depict actual patients of Dr. Johnston. Your results may vary.'