Can you get fat transfers anywhere?

With the bbl i see most woman just get fat transfers to the booty i was wondering if you can get fat transfers elsewhere ( thighs, hips etc.)

Doctor Answers 3

Stanley G. Poulos, MD

Fat transfer can certainly be done in area other then the buttocks. Probably the most common area is the face. We all lose facial fat in certain areas with aging and fat transfer , if skillfully done, can create a more youthful look. Use of fat for contouring is dependent on available donor fat and success of the transplanted fat is dependent upon the new fat cells having an adequate blood supply for survival. Touch ups or secondary fat transfers are common if the optimal result is to be maintained.

Greenbrae Plastic Surgeon
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The Limits of Fat Transfers Are Donor Site Dependent

Fat grafting can be done just about anywhere on the body, particularly in the breasts, buttocks, hips and thighs. The limits of fat injections are whether the patient has enough volume to harvest by liposuction and be re-injected in a different location.

Barry L. Eppley, MD, DMD
Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon
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Fat can be transfer anywhere

There really is no area of the body that is not amenable to fat transfer, including face, breast, buttock, and other areas such as liposuction defects of the thighs. Fat transfer can also be useful for treating scars and is even used in the hand to treat the aging appearance and in a condition known as Dupuytren's contracture. Fat is a very versatile material, but be sure your surgeon is experienced with the various techniques as the techniques vary depending on where and how the fat is used.

Jeffrey Hartog, MD
Orlando Plastic Surgeon
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