I have skinny ankles and was interested in tranferring ab fat to ankles. Is this possible?
Cost of Fat Transfer to Ankles?
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Fat grafting to ankles
The likelihood of a fat graft take in the ankles is similar to that of skin graft take in the ankle.
It is not the fact that blood supply is poor, but that there is increased venous pressure in the area due to the distance from the ankles to the heart.
If you want success in a fat graft, the same postoperative care as in a skin graft applies, to wit:
A) Continuous Leg elevation above the level of the heart for 1 week
B) After 1 week, ambulation with compression stockings or specialized wraps until the graft is mature (3-4 weeks)
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