Every person wants to look beautiful and youthful forever. But the person’s skin becomes dull or gloomy due to various reasons. There are lots of cosmetic procedures which help to beautify the body. But Autologous Fat Transfer or Grafting procedure is one of the most effective cosmetic surgical procedures to reconstruct body parts.
Autologous means the use of individual’s own fat, cells or tissue. Autologous Fat Transfer is also known as Autologous Fat Grafting. It is the most advanced body reconstruction technique used by Plastic Surgeon or Dermatologist or Cosmetic Surgeons. Autologous Fat Transfer or Grafting treatment is mainly performed to reconstruct body parts such as Breast, Lids, Buttocks, Cheeks, Chin, Thighs, Under-Eye Area and Lips.
In Autologous Fat Transfer or Grafting procedure, individual’s own body fat is used to plump up sunken or weak body parts. Autologous Fat Transfer is also called as Microlipoinjection procedure. In this procedure, cells or tissues are taken from stomach or thighs for transferring own fats to required area to enhance or restore volume.
Dr Malay Mehta is one of the most proficient and well experienced Dermatologists in Mumbai. He is an expert in Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting procedure.
Purpose of Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting:
This procedure is use for various purposes such as
• Improving skin quality
• Improving the appearance of scars
• Improving the skin after irradiation
• Improving the skin after burns or surgery
• Correction of tissue defects
• Form of improvement in reconstructive breast correction
• Aesthetic correction of the face (dark circles, nasolabial folds, lips, sunken eyes, malar region, frown lines, nose, chin, etc.)
• Cosmetic Breast Augmentation
• Cosmetic correction of other body areas (hands, buttocks, labia, penis, etc.)
Advantages of Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting:
Autologous fat is free and always available in sufficient quantities as tissue or cells are taken from individual’s own body.
Serious allergic reactions are not usually occurred.
Healed fat is not reduced and the result obtained is permanent.
Procedure of Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting:
Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting is a state of the art designed procedure and mostly performed by a skillful Dermatologist or Cosmetic Surgeon only under the local anesthesia.
This procedure can be performed several times to get best results.
In Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting procedure, fat is generally taken from belly or thigh.
A very small incision is made in the thigh or belly button area. The Lidocaine is injected to numb this area.
A small cannula is used to remove the fat cells. Then the collected cells or tissue is spun in a centrifuge to concentrate.
A very small needle is used to inject the fat into the desired area.
Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting procedure takes around 30 minutes.
After the procedure, patient can experience mild redness, bruising, swelling and soreness for several days. These side effects are temporary and do not cause any severe health issues in future.
Patient can return to normal activities as soon as feel comfortable.
Candidate for Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting:
Not every candidate is suitable for Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting treatment. Doctor examines patient’s health conditions like any skin allergy, family history of skin cancer and other common conditions.
• The candidate should have sufficient donor fat.
• The candidate should be non-smoker.
• The candidate should have positive outlook and realistic goals.
Doctor explains candidate’s doubts, questions, goals of procedure and post treatment healing process at the time of consultation.
Finally doctor reviews medical history of candidate to ensure healthy candidate for surgery.
Dr Malay Mehta is one of the popular and respected Cosmetologists in India. Dr Malay Mehta’s Clinic is well equipped with advanced medical technology to provide all types of Cosmetic treatment. Dr Malay Mehta had been in USA for enhancing clinical skills in the field of Cosmetology and Dermatology.
Today, Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting procedure is becoming more common in India. It is an integral part of modern cosmetic surgery. Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting procedure has excellent and permanent results as well as patient satisfaction rate is also much better. Hence many Dermatologists or Cosmetologist preferred Autologous Fat Transfer/Grafting procedure to prettify or enrich body.
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