Procedure: Plump up creased, furrowed, or sunken facial skin; add
fullness to lips and backs of hands. Works best on thin, dry, light-colored
skin. This is done by harvesting fat from another area of the body such as sites
from the abdomen, flanks, hips or thighs.
Length: 15 minutes to 1 hour per session.
Side Effects: Temporary stinging, throbbing, or burning sensation. Faint
redness, swelling, excess fullness.
Risks: Contour irregularities, infection.
Duration of Results: Some patients have results that can last a year of
more; most patients report that at least half of the injected fullness
disappears within 3-6 months. Repeated injections may be necessary to maintain