How Long Does Fat Transfer To The Face Last?

Fat transfer to the face is a facial plastic surgery procedure that takes fat from elsewhere on the body and transfers it into hollowed regions of the face. Typically, this treats aging and sometimes hollowing associated with certain diseases or disorders. It is often performed in lieu of dermal fillers, or to provide longer lasting […]

Does Facial Fat Transfer Work?

Fat transfer to the face, also known as a facial fat transfer, is a procedure that takes fat from one area of the body and moves it to fill in facial hollows. This is most commonly done to address hollowing due to aging, illness, or other factors. While fat transfer procedures are growing in popularity, […]

Causes Of Facial Hollowing & Treatment Options

Losing fat in areas of the face such as around the eyes, cheeks, and temples is often a natural part of the aging process. With aging, the density of fat and bones breaks down. This can be worsened through certain lifestyle changes, conditions, and medical treatments. Not every person will experience facial hollowing with age, […]

Facial Thinning And How To Combat It

Facial thinning is a natural part of the aging process. While the face thinning is one of the major differences between childhood and adulthood, this process does not stop once puberty stops. As we age, thinning of the face causes wrinkles and fine lines to appear at first, but eventually can lead to hollows in […]

What is the best option for Deep Facial Lines?

  Fillers? Or Fat transfer?? David Santos MD FACS   Over the years, our understanding of the causes of facial aging has evolved.  Specifically and notably, fat atrophy has become a significant leading concern and cause for the typical architectural changes that occur with facial aging.  Loss of facial fat and the creation of deep […]

It Takes Fat to Lose Fat (You Didn’t Read That Wrong!)

A couple of decades ago, many Americans began to buy into the idea that eliminating fat from their diet was a sure-fire way to solve their weight loss woes. Items labeled “fat-free,” “low-fat,” and “light” began to multiply on grocery store shelves. It may be no coincidence that, since then, obesity rates have doubled. We […]