Facial Fat Grafting Los Angeles
Facelift vs. Micro-Fat grafting of the face
In Los Angeles and Beverly Hills facial fat grafting is rather a simple procedure with minimal discomfort and recovery. While simple in theory, it is rather a powerful tool which delivers significant facial rejuvenation while maintaining the natural appearance of the face and eyes. Unlike a facelift, facial and eyelid fat injections, do not give a “stretched-out or mask-like” facial appearance. That is precisely why facial micro-fat grafting is utilized as an adjunct to facelift, forehead lift, and mid-facelift, in order to deliver a more natural look. While older facial rejuvenation techniques such as a standard facelift focus on reversing the effects of gravity, today’s combined structural fat injections and facelift techniques that are performed throughout Beverly Hills also focus on restoring facial volume and fullness that is present at youth.
Fat Grafting Techniques in Beverly Hills & Los Angeles
Fat grafting of the eyelids and face can be performed under sedation or general anesthesia depending on the extent of surgery. The technique of facial fat grafting is as followed. First, unwanted abdominal or thigh fat is harvested with liposuction. Then this harvested fat is cleaned and processed in order to increase its survivability. Finally, this processed fat is carefully injected into the deep and superficial planes of the face and eyelids. This is where the skills of an expert Board Certified Plastic Surgeon comes into play.
Facial structural micro-fat grafting- a new approach to facial rejuvenation
Micro-fat grafting of the eyelids fills the hollows while smoothening some of the fine lines, shallow furrows, and grooves. It is often combined with blepharoplasty or eyelid tuck to remove excess eyelid skin folds.
Facial fat grafting of the nasolabial folds and the cheeks soften the facial lines while contouring the face and augmenting the cheeks to their youthful state. This can be combined with a mid-facelift, and/or blepharoplasty, or Geneoplasty with cheek implants in order to rejuvenate the middle face of a woman who is still too young to have a facelift.
While many younger women often want fuller and sexier lips many older women overlook the fact that aging thins out the lips. Restoring fullness to the lips is maybe one of the most overlooked steps in rejuvenating the aging face. Micro-fat grafting of the lips can bring back youth not only to the lips but also to the entire face.
Finally, the combination of all mentioned facial fat grafting procedures into a total re-contouring of the face is call “Structural facial fat grafting” which revives the cheeks, nasolabial folds, eyelids, foreheads, jaw lines, and lips. It is not uncommon to combine structural fat grafting with other facial cosmetic surgery procedures in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles.
California Center for Plastic Surgery
Dr. Sean Younai is a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon with experience in all aspects of Facial Cosmetic Surgery including Structural fat grafting, micro-fat grafting, facelift or Rhytidectomy, eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty, neck lift, forehead or brow lift, rhinoplasty, etc. He is skilled and experienced in the latest techniques of facial rejuvenation surgery and strives to create a face that is natural and normal looking. During your consultation he will discuss all details including: if you are a good candidate, surgical options and techniques, potential risks and complications of surgery, pre- and post-operative instructions, and recovery course, as well as what to expect after surgery. At that time Dr. Younai will also show you before-and-after pictures of other patients with facial cosmetic surgery, who might be similar to you.
Dr. Younai performs all types of Facial Cosmetic Surgery procedures including facial fat grafting for patients who come to the California Center for Plastic Surgery from the Northern as well as the Southern California region. Some of these cities include Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Santa Monica,San Francisco,San Jose, San Diego, Hollywood, Burbank, Sherman Oaks, Encino,Calabasas, Woodland Hills, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Pasadena,Glendale, Valencia, Palmdale, Fresno, Stockton, Bakersfield, and Oxnard.