Facial Fat Grafting

Facial Fat Grafting in Connecticut with Dr. Wilfred Brown

Everyone wants to look younger and more refreshed. However, the effects of aging are unavoidable. Loss of facial volume and wrinkles are hallmark signs of an aging face which can affect self-esteem and confidence. Facial fat grafting aims to restore your youthful appearance and diminish the look of wrinkles and lost volume and revitalize the skin. Facial fat grafting produces a refreshed look with soft, natural-looking results. 

You deserve natural-looking results that enhance and rejuvenate your natural beauty, and you deserve a provider who listens to understand your goals. With over 30 years of unmatched experience and a desire to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals, Dr. Wilfred Brown consistently delivers high-quality results, making him your choice as one of the best facial fat grafting providers in Connecticut.

Rejuvenate your appearance with help from one of the best facial fat grafting surgeons in Connecticut! Contact Brown Plastic Surgery at (203) 758-2564 or complete our online form to schedule your consultation today. We are located in Middlebury and serve aesthetic plastic surgery patients throughout Connecticut.

What Can a Facial Fat Grafting Accomplish?

Facial fat grafting is also known as fat transfer, micro-lipo injection, facial fat rejuvenation, autologous fat transfer, or fat injection. Unlike dermal fillers, facial fat grafting involves transferring fat harvested from another part of the body to the face. 

Facial fat grafting results in a more youthful appearance. by restoring volume to the mid and lower face. Facial fat grafting is often performed with other facial rejuvenation procedures, such as a facelift or eyelid surgery.

The first step of the facial fat grafting procedure is to harvest fat from a donor area of the body using liposuction  to extract the fat. This is typically a minor procedure. 

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Fat can be harvested from areas such as:

  • Flanks
  • Inner thigh
  • Abdomen 
  • Buttocks

After the harvested fat is processed, it is injected into targeted areas of the face.

Following a facial fat graft, the fat must redevelop a blood supply to survive. Not all the injected fat will survive. Approximately 70% of the injected fat will survive long-term.. In some cases, multiple fat transfer sessions may be needed to achieve desired results.

Wilford Brown, MD

Reputation. Experience. Integrity

Dr. Wilfred Brown is dual-Board certified plastic surgeon with over thirty years of experience in general and plastic surgery. Dr. Brown combines his rigorous surgical training with his artistic capability to create beautifully natural results for his patients.

What Are the Benefits of Facial Fat Grafting?

All facial rejuvenation procedures, whether surgical or non-surgical, intend to give the face a younger appearance. Facial fat grafting aims to restore lost volume to the face, but it can also refresh the skin by improving tone and texture.

Though the effects of aging can create changes on the face, facial fat grafting can help improve the appearance by: 

  • Decreasing shadows on lower lids
  • Restoring volume and fullness to the cheeks 
  • Softening creases
  • Smoothing wrinkles
  • Minimizing marionette lines
  • Diminishing the appearance of scars
  • Correcting temporal or supraorbital hollowing

Am I A Good Candidate for Facial Fat Grafting?

Typically, facial fat grafting candidates are patients in reasonably good mental and physical health and looking to enhance their appearance. Successful results from fat grafting requires skin that isn’t too loose. 

Dr. Brown recommends Connecticut facial fat grafting candidates should:

  • Live a healthy lifestyle
  • Not smoke or be willing to quit prior to surgery
  • Have realistic expectations 
  • Be prepared to closely follow instructions

Choosing Dr. Brown as Your Facial Fat Grafting Surgeon in Connecticut

Dual board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Wilfred Brown believes in the ability to change his patients’ lives by enhancing their personal aesthetics. With over 30 years of experience in general and plastic surgery, Dr. Brown specializes in surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures. Dr. Brown chose plastic surgery as it allows him to use his surgical skills and incorporate his instinctive artistic abilities to create beautiful, natural-looking results for his patients. 

For Dr. Brown, aesthetic plastic surgery is about helping patients regain confidence and feel better about themselves. To Dr. Brown, patient dedication and communication are essential and allow him to understand their concerns. Because of his communication style, Dr. Brown provides a patient experience that consistently exceeds expectations, making him one of the best facial fat grafting providers in Connecticut.

How Soon Will I See My Facial Fat Grafting Results?

Following your Connecticut facial fat grafting, your results should be noticeable immediately and will continue to improve as swelling resolves. However, not all the transferred fat will survive. Generally, at about 3 months post-procedure, you can accurately assess how much fat will continue to survive.

The results from your facial fat grafting treatment will last several years. Following your procedure, you will experience long-lasting results by maintaining your healthy lifestyle choices and stable weight. Appropriate skin products and treatments may improve your results and longevity.

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Rejuvenating Your Unique Beauty

A talented artist with a flair for drawing and painting, Dr. Brown uses his surgical skills and artistic abilities to create beautiful, natural-looking results.

Schedule Your Connecticut Facial Fat Grafting Consultation Today!

At Brown Plastic Surgery, you’ll enjoy the confidence boost that comes from restoring the YOU you remember or discovering the YOU you imagine. Ready to partner with one of Connecticut’s best facial fat grafting surgeons?

Contact Brown Plastic Surgery at (203) 758-2564 or complete our online form to schedule your Connecticut facial fat grafting consultation today.

Connecticut Facial Fat Grafting FAQs

Facial fat grafting cost in Connecticut is determined by your individual needs. Following your consultation, you will be provided with an individualized estimate for your Connecticut facial fat grafting cost.

You may be instructed to avoid strenuous activities for a few days to weeks after the procedure. Most patients experience bruising and swelling, but both generally resolve within a week. Most swelling is typically resolved within 4 weeks.

Depending upon the extent of your facial fat grafting procedure, you may be required to wear a compression garment on the donor site or on the treatment site for 2-4 weeks. Compression garments help to minimize swelling and help the body readjust to its new contours.

You should avoid strenuous activities such as exercising for at least 2 weeks after your procedure; however, you may begin light activity and walking soon after your facial fat graft.

Typically, facial fat grafting takes approximately 1-2 hours. However, the length of your procedure will be determined by the extent of your specific needs. During your consultation, Dr. Brown will estimate the length of your procedure.

Facial fat grafting and liposuction are not weight-loss procedures and will not result in dramatic weight loss. Rather, these treatments are body contouring procedures that sculpt the treated area, which can enhance your overall appearance.