Application of facial fat injections

Lingling Sheng, Weigang Cao


Autologous fat has become an ideal filler material due to its easy acquisition, good compatibility and no foreign body sensation after transplantation. In recent years, autologous fat has been widely used in facial rejuvenation or repair and reconstruction, and achieved satisfactory results, which is also in line with the currently advocated minimally invasive treatment direction. Autologous fat transplantation mainly includes fat extraction, separation, transplantation and postoperative treatment, each of which can affect the activity of fat particles and/or fat retention rate after transplantation. In this paper, the application of autologous fat in facial rejuvenation or reconstruction is described in detail.


fat transplantation; facial rejuvenation; facial scar; facial hemiatrophy

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