Can Buccal Fat Be Used to Fill the Lips?

If i get buccal fat pad excision can that fat be used to make grafts for the lips? Also, is fat transfer to the lips permanent or its it just like a filler and has to be done every 6 months?

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Buccal fat graft

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Buccal fat is very watery and thin and cant be used for grafting because it adds no volume. Other fat areas work much better


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