A plastic surgeon recommended fat transfer for under my eyes since i have deep hollows extending into cheek area. I am 20 years old. He said its heridatary since i am too young to have them. I just want to know which offer better results restylane or fat transfer? Does one offer a better result than the other ?
Fat Transfer Vs Restylane?
Doctor Answers (4)
Fat transfer is dangerous in your age group
I personally think fat transfer would not age well for someone like you as you get older and the fat changes as your metabolism does. In general I do not perform fat transfers in people early than their mid-30s. I literally wrote the book on it, Complementary Fat Grafting. It is my specialty.
Fat Transfer to lower eyes
I perform a number of lower eyelid procedures each week. I don't feel that any type injectable provides a long lasting results. I can achieve the same goals with fat than I can with injectable, but better!
Fat grafting in the face
I completely agree with Dr. Lam's response. Fat grafting to the face in young people is not a good idea do to fat aging poorly. Specifically, if you gain weight as you age you can have a disproportionate amount of fat in the areas that have been grafted. I have seen this many times in all areas of the face in those who had fad grafting before their mid thirties.
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