Dr Jagdish M jyoti - Cosmetic Surgeon,Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India.

Face - Fat Injection

Extraction of Autologous fat(own fat),Usually fat is extracted from the abdomen, buttocks or thighs and injected into another area of the body that needs more fullness, using a special injector and it is injected into depressed facial scars, for lip augmentation and hollow cheeks.

Anaesthesia General / Local
Duration of operation 1 hr
Hospital Stay day care procedure
Stitches Nil
Recovery 2 to 3 weeks
Surgical Procedure The part from where fat has to be removed is anesthetized by local anaesthesia injection. Fat is removed in syringes. Fat is concentrated and injected into the face; under local anaesthesia. adequate fat injection done with 20-30% over correction.
Complications pain Swelling, Hematoma(Blood Collection)