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What is Fat Transfer?

Fat transfer is a surgical procedure that transplants fat taken from the patient’s body to areas of the face and body in order to restore the volume lost because of the process of aging. The procedure is also called fat grafting or fat injection. Typically fat is transferred to the breasts, the buttocks, hands and facial features including the lips, chin and cheeks. Fat transfers are also performed to treat acne scarring.

How is Fat Transfer done?

Fat is removed from one area of the body by the surgeon using liposuction. The fat is purified and turned into liquid form. It is then injected into another part of the body to give more volume. The time taken for the procedure depends on the part of the body from which the fat is harvested, the processing of the fat and the part of the body or face where the fat is transferred to. A fat transfer procedure to the buttocks, for example, may take five to eight hours.

Is Fat Transfer painful?

Fat transfer procedures are performed under general anaesthesia, local anaesthesia or intravenous sedation, depending on the needs of each individual patient. Patients will not feel pain during the procedure.

How long does it take to recover from Fat Transfer?

Recovery from fat transfer depends on the part of the body to which fat is transferred. The recovery time for patients choosing a fat transfer procedure to their buttocks may be about four to six weeks.

When can I travel by air after Fat Transfer?

Patients can travel by air 10 days after their fat transfer procedure.

What post-operative care should I take after Fat Transfer?

Patients should rest for a few days after a fat transfer procedure. They should take all prescribed medications correctly and avoid smoking or drinking alcohol. Patients should avoid strenuous activities and lifting heavy objects for at least a month after the procedure. They should, however start walking as soon as possible to decrease swelling. They should also wear the prescribed compression garments correctly.

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Dr John de Waal -  John de Waal BHB, MB ChB, FRACS

Dr John de Waal

Dr John de Waal, 181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, 0620
At our clinic we have a full range of plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic procedures available. And once you decide that a particular procedure is right for you our well experienced staff will lead you through to process step by step. Why, cosmetic or plastic surgery? These procedures are a way of enhancing the natural you and build up the confidence you once had when you were younger. Or even transform the look you have while maintaining a balance of what you will look like in the future. People have procedures done for all types of reasons and we aim to bring you the results you aim for in comfortable surrounding using only the most modern methods and equipment, as painfree as is possible.
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Skin Institute - Warkworth - Plastic Surgery Clinic in New Zealand

Skin Institute - Warkworth

Unit 3, Warkworth Medical Centre, Corner Alnwick & Percy Streets, Warkworth, 0910
Our clinic located in Warkworth, offers a comprehensive range of specialist, cosmetic and surgical services and treatments within the Skin Cancer, Veins and Appearance categories.
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