Fat transfer to the face and CO2 laser done at the same time, 3 weeks ago. Will the fat stay the way it looks now?
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Duration of results
Generally, the effects of fat transfer can last from several months to two years or more. In some cases, the effects last indefinitely. But beyond this longevity, the most important difference between fat injections and other types of dermal fillers is that fat transfer doesn't introduce a foreign material into the body. This aspect of fat transfer is particularly beneficial for people who are allergic or sensitive to products such as collagen. Furthermore, volume enhancement provided by fat transfer lasts.
By contrast, dermal fillers that contain hyaluronic acid, break down and disappear over the several months, making additional treatments necessary. Fluctuations in weight can also increase or decrease the amount of fat present.
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Long term results after facial fat transfer
The best we can do our give you general statements.
Three weeks is much too soon to judge final results.
You're still swollen and some of the transferred fat will be reabsorbed.
It's difficult to say what the changes will be but three months is a better time frame to start making assessments.
9 to 12 months is a good time to say results are final and any changes from thereon will be related to aging and not changes from the procedure.
find wrinkles tend to almost b eliminated a few weeks after these procedures because of the subtle skin swelling.
It's kind of the honeymoon phase so be prepared for some changes to follow.
Mats Hagstrom M.D.
3 weeks post-op
Hard to say
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