After my surgery, where the doctor injected fat into my cheeks, I have what looks like a scar where the fat was put in. My doctor says it will go away, but it hasn't. From my understanding, aren't injections are done without scarring? How did this happen? Thank you!
Scar After Fat Grafting in Cheeks
Doctor Answers 2
After fat injection there is very little scarring if the fat graft took well and healed well. if the graft of fat did not take and you have fat necrosis(dead fat) then you will heal by scarring.
See your Plastic surgeon for a consult and treatment.
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