Embolism + Fat Transfer

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Risk of Pulmonary Embolism During Fat Transfer?

I need this done, however I am very fearful of the "what if's", especially this complication. Is this a 1 in 1000, or? I would really... READ MORE

What Are Ways to Help Prevent Fat Embolisms During Lipo/Fat Grafting?

What are ways to help prevent the occurrence of fat embolisms during lipo/fat grafting? READ MORE

Scared of dying after tummy tuck and liposuction of a fat embolism. How frequent does this happen and how do doc's prevent it?

I am a 29 yr old mother of 2. I had breast aug. 6 years ago no problems. I have had 2 Csections. No issues. I did have a case of SVT or rapid heart... READ MORE

Fat emboli post facial fat graft? (photo)

Im 48 hours post facial fat graft to my forehead and cheeks. There is some soreness esp when I press on the transplanted areas but only specifically... READ MORE

How "rare" is fat embolism leading to blindness with facial fat transfer?

Can you tell me what are some safeguards that a good surgeon follows in order to 100% avoid this terrible event from occurring? Everyone's anatomy is... READ MORE

How does the fat embolism happen when doing facial fat grafting?

My doctor suggested transferring fat into my forehead and chin area. But I heard that there is the risk of fat embolism during and after the operation... READ MORE

I am considering fat transfer to the hips, but afraid of fat embolism! (photos)

I am considering fat transfer to the hips, since after a liposuction treatment the dr took out too much fat from my hip and their is indention. My... READ MORE

Is it possible to have a mammopexy, breast augmentation, arm liposuction and fat transfer to butt at the same time? Is it risky?

Im 27 years im having mamopexy and breast augmentation also liposection of the arm,im asking is it possible to have fat transfere from the arm lipo to... READ MORE

Is facial fat transfer recommended in scleroderma? I have a receded chin, a lot of wrinkles around my chin and nose deviation.

I am 55 YO Have had scleroderma for 25 years now with raynauds ,lung disease and Left ventricular hypertrophy I'm on wysolone, nephdepine ,... READ MORE

Embolism while having facial fat grafting done? Are there ways to avoid it?

Hi. I just read a news that a woman lost her vision while she was having fat transfer done to her temples. Where are the most dangerous areas for... READ MORE

Would I be a good candidate to do fat transfer to the hips? (Photo)

I had a tummy tuck and liposuction of the flanks and outer thighs. I look to square, with an indention from too much lipo on the right side flank.... READ MORE

Should fat transfer to upper eyelid hollows be limited to the lateral 1/2 of the eyelid to avoid fat embolism?

Should the fat transfer be limited to the lateral 1/2 of the eyelid hollows, and the medial 1/2 avoided to avoid the supraorbital and supratrochlear... READ MORE

Can intramuscular fat injection for a BBL lead to long term pain?

I am almost 6 months PO. I saw many posts on RealSelf from pts who have long term buttock pain which docs here didn't have the solution for (nor did... READ MORE

Should fat transfer to the upper eyelid hollows be limited to the lateral 1/2 of the eyelid, to avoid possible fat embolism?

I am interested in upper eyelid fat transfer. Should fat transfer to this area be limited to the lateral 1/2 of the eyelid to avoid a possible fat... READ MORE

How long after a facial fat graft do I know I don't have fat embolism or blood clots?

6 days ago I had fat graft on my forehead, paranasal, lips and smile lines. I just found out that fat graft can cause fat embolism and blood clots... READ MORE

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