Why do doctors not inject the buccal fat pad or below the nose?
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Facial Fat Grafting
FAT transfer to the face - FAMI - Buccal fat pad
It exists a technique of fat transfer for ALL the facial features, and not only over the cheekbones, that give a natural look and not the Barbie look of some celebrities.FAMI technique is using mesenchymal stem cells from Fat and particularly SVF, (Stromal Vascular Fraction) and not "simply purified fat". The injections are made "deep" into muscles of facial expression and in the deep fat pads as the Bichat fat pads for surviving in contact of rich vessel plexus. The long-lasting results are real and after 18 years of practice. The best indications are well known now to avoid errors of indication.
FAMI is surgery without incision. Thanks to this anatomical precise procedure, corrections or rejuvenation can be performed without secondary procedure.After 18 years experience I can tell you that FAMI thanks to the technology and anatomical targets, is long lasting (virtually life time with no touch ups) and predictable,
Fat Transfer to the Face
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Best wishes and good luck.
Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon
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