The fatty tissue undergoes modifications with the passage of the years characterized fundamentally by a loss of the same especially at the level of the facial region. Despite being one of the oldest techniques in aesthetic medicine, it is still very useful and effective in the treatment and replacement of facial volumes in patients with great fat loss in the face (cheeks, cheeks, oval etc.), also with a high degree of aging.
The method consists in extracting fat from a donor area of the body where there is some fatty accumulation and implanting it in the area of the face required. Everything is done with local anesthesia ambulatory and small micro cannulas that hardly leave any signal. It is necessary to perform at least two implants with a space between one and another between 3 or 4 months, the implanted fat will last for many years.
Do not forget that in addition to recovering the required volumes, the skin shows an important improvement, since the antologous fat (of oneself) carries large amount of collagen, elastin, fibroblasts, and of course adipocyte cells. The lipograft or lipofilling or autologous fat autotransplant can be performed in other parts of the body that require it and always in special cases