Safely Transfer Fat
Fat does not always accumulate where you want it to. Therefore, Fat Transfer or fat grafting is an essential and beneficial plastic surgery treatment. This procedure transfers fat safely from one area of the body to another. The purpose of fat transfer is to reshape the contours of two treated areas, enhancing volume in one while slimming the other. Dr. Fiorillo, a double board-certified plastic surgeon, performs procedures for Fat Transfer in Pearl River, New York, and Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.Request a Consultation
Candidates for Fat Transfer should have areas of their body they want to reduce and other areas they desire to enhance. The most common areas where fat is removed include the:
The fat drawn from these locations is usually injected into the buttocks or breasts. Fat transfer is performed as part of a Brazillian Butt Lift or as a form of natural breast augmentation. Schedule your consultation with the Advanced Plastic Surgery Center to find out if you are a candidate for Fat Transfer.
For our patients in Pearl River Fat Transfer begins with a consultation where you and Dr. Fiorillo will work together to determine where the fat will be harvested from and injected. Liposuction is performed to extract excess fat deposits from the unwanted area during the surgery. This fat is then purified and injected back into the areas of the body that require enhancement. This is a more natural option than synthetic implants and has a lower risk of complications. Because the body will absorb some of the transferred fat after injection, Dr. Fiorillo will inject a greater volume of fat than desired.
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Interested in Fat Transfer?
If you would like to learn more about the treatment and the cost of your fat transfer procedure in Pearl River, New York, or Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, call us at (845) 623-6141 or fill out our online contact form.
After the initial Fat Transfer Pearl River patients usually have a recovery period of two to three days. During this time, patients may experience mild to moderate pain, swelling, and generalized discomfort. The treated areas will be sore and tender, and patients should avoid rigorous activities. The secondary recovery period usually lasts between three days and three weeks. During this time, light to moderate activities may be resumed. Patients should avoid placing weight, strain, or pressure on the treated areas. Minor swelling may continue, but most pain and general discomfort should fade by this point. Rigorous activities are almost always safe to resume within four to six weeks, depending on the treated areas. Be sure to ask Dr. Fiorillo about your personal recovery timeline during your consultation.
A Fat Transfer procedure will provide natural-looking results that last for years. The areas where fat was removed will remain slimmer permanently, barring massive weight gain following the operation. Likewise, the enhanced contours of the injected area are generally permanent. Some fat will be gradually absorbed over the first six months to a year following the procedure. This is expected, and Dr. Fiorillo will ensure that enough fat is injected to provide the long-lasting results you desire.
Stock images of models are used throughout this website and should not be interpreted as actual patients of our practice. Individual results may vary.
Life is meant to be lived fully and enjoyed thoroughly. The skilled plastic surgeons and aesthetic professionals at Advanced Plastic Surgery & Medspa are here to help you protect and maximize your beauty for a lifetime, so you can make the most of each moment. Schedule your consultation today.