I have begun training for a physique competition again after all these years, and the resultant body fat drop has caused two "voids" or "dimples." Can fat injections help and if so, what will happen as I regain this body fat when not training/dieting like this?
Fat Injections for Dimples from Training and Dieting?
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What happens to fat grafts or transfers or injections when you gain weight?
Fat injections may help for these dimples when at your training weight. However, as you return to a more normal or baseline weight, these areas may demonstrate disproportionate accumulations of fat and may make these areas more prominent.
Fat injection can certainly help some dimples
Fat grafting (fat injection) can play an important role to fill areas of depression.
Dimples may also need a minimally invasive release in addition to fat injection. More than one procedure may be needed, minimal recovery of 3 to 5 days.
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