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Fat Transfer to the Face

The face is perhaps the part of the human body that receives the most attention. It can make you look years older than you really are simply because of the wrinkles and folds in it The facial skin is sensitive and shows the effects of time, age and stress clearly. Whether the facial flaws that you want to have rectified are congenital or have come up with time it is now possible to reshape, to a large extent, the way your face appears. Fat transfer is a technique of cosmetic surgery that involves the removal of fat from one part of the body of the individual and transfer to another part, where it is inserted and used to reshape the feature. Fat transfer makes it possible to remove the signs of wrinkles and creases making the skin smoother and giving the features better focus.

Fat transfer is available in Honolulu, Hawaii, which is the proud home of talented cosmetic and plastic surgeons such as Dr. Michael Pasquale, who has not only completed his residency in plastic surgery but also has done a 2-year training certificate in cosmetic surgery from NYU Downtown, Manhattan. He is also an osteopathic physician and a surgeon. At his clinic at Honolulu, Hawaii, fat transfer to the face is done, as are many other cosmetic surgeries. It is ensured that the clients understand the procedure that they are interested in and also the associated risks. Furthermore before the surgery the client meets with Dr. Pasquale so as to determine the extent of fat transfer required. Also it is made certain that he or she has realistic expectations of the surgery.

Procedure for fat transfer to the face in Hawaii

The amount of time required for fat transfer to the face procedure depends on the number of fat transfers required to produce the desired change in the recipient site. Fat transfer is done under local anesthesia and a syringe with a needle is used to remove fat from a part of the body that is rich in fat. Fat may be removed from the thighs, abdomen or buttocks. Thereafter it is introduced into the recipient site with the help of a cannula. The incision made for this purpose is tiny and virtually invisible after the skin heals. The cosmetic surgeon decides how many fat transfers are required to create the desired effect.

Recovery from fat transfer to the face in Hawaii

Once the procedure is complete and the anesthesia wears off the patient will feel some amount of pain and discomfort. This may be eased by medication prescribed by the surgeon. Compression bandages are also used to reduce swelling and blood clots. The individual can begin his normal routine in 3-4 days but it is advised that strenuous activities be avoided for a few weeks.

Hawaii is a terrific place to have fat transfer to the face done, as here you will find world-class surgical and medical facilities. Furthermore recovery from the procedure in Hawaii can be enjoyable and comfortable. By the time your holiday comes to an end your face will look smoother and younger and you will feel more confident and energetic about getting back home.