Fat Grafting

Fat Grafting

Fat Grafting

What is Fat Grafting?

Fat Grafting or Fat Transfer or Fat Filler is to use the excess fat from the legs, hip or belly and transfer to another part of the patient’s body. This technique is suitable for who is having a thin face, sunken cheek or forehead and in among of aging people that lose a lot of fat in their face.

By using a fat graft is will not create any allergy because of the fat is from our body without any extraneous materials and safe

There are 2 types of common area

  1. Fat filler for face

This is to fulfill sagging skin all over the face such as forehead folds, temple, and nasolabial folds.

  1. Fat filler to increase some part of their body.

In this technique, the most popular part is Breast, in order to make it bigger with natural looking or hip area this is safe and permanent result.

Therefore, the fat is quite sensitive; this technique has to perform by specific surgeon.

At first surgeon has to choose the position and area to suck the fat, also have to choose specific equipment as well. The actual result of fat grafting depends on many factors, so in order to do fat grafting is quite complex, and the disadvantage of fat grafting is unpredictable, but after 3-6 months we will know the result of fat grafting and depends on each person, but if in case that patient want to add some more fat we would suggest to do it after 3-6 months.

Common question

Q: Does Fat grafting safe?

A: Fat grafting is another kind of incision, by transfer from one part to another part. So in order to transfer patient have to take painkiller beforehand, and must perform this incision under standard operation room, therefore to reduce all those risk and infection. Included post operation, in order to perform fat grafting the most important thing is to perform under Periosteum to prevent the vein so this technique must perform by specific surgeon.

Q: Does Fat grafting can perform together with other surgery?

A: Nowadays in order to do fat grafting can done together with facelift because of facelift will help for sagging skin but does help for sunken face, deep eyes bag or temples, so in order to perform facelift together with fat grafting is the best option.

Q: Does Fat grafting is only for aesthetic?

A: Back then, Fat grafting will perform for accident surgery at the face only due to, unequal face so the fat will fulfill the issue part and make it better. Nowadays Fat grafting is developing for aesthetic surgery in order to fix those issue problem such as thin face, sunken cheek, narrow temples, forehead or for ageing people. Fat grafting is another useful option therefore the fat is from our body so is safe for the body.

Q:  การเติมไขมันคือการเติม Stem cell ใช่หรือไม่

A:   การเติมไขมันที่เราเรียก  Fat Grafting  ไม่ใช่ Stem cell   เพราะ Stem cell  เป็นเซลล์ต้นกำเนิด คือ เป็นเซลล์อ่อนที่ไม่มีหน้าที่ของเซลล์ที่เฉพาะเจาะจง สามารถแบ่งตัวเองขึ้นมาใหม่ได้ และ พร้อมจะเจริญเติบโต เปลี่ยนแปลงเพื่อไปทำหน้าที่ใดหน้าที่หนึ่งที่เฉพาะเจาะจงได้ หรือกลายเป็นเซลล์ของเนื้อเยื่อชนิดต่างๆในร่างกายได้  การเติมไขมันเป็นการเติมเซลล์ของไขมัน และทำให้มีการอยู่ตัวของบริเวณนั้น เพราะฉะนั้นจะช่วยในการเติมเต็ม ไม่ได้ช่วยให้เปลี่ยนแปลงของโคลงสร้างบนใบหน้าและเปลี่ยนแปลงคอลลาเจนมากนัก และปัจจุบันการเติม Stem call ของใบหน้า ไม่ใช่ Stem call แต่จะไม่ได้รับการยอมรับจากทั่วโลก เมือ่เห็นโฆษณาชวนเชื่อเติม Stem call สามารถแจ้งอย.ไทยได้ เพราะผิดกฎหมาย

Q: For the face should go for Fat grafting or Filler?

A: Normally unequal face is a natural, but if only have problem with some specific part of the face such as eyes bag, temples surgeon will suggest using filler therefore short period of recovery, can see the result immediately can straight away go to work. For those who is having serious sunken cheek, temples or serious forehead problem surgeon will suggest to use fat grafting and fulfill all over the face because is a serious case. The disadvantage of fat grafting will swollen and have to wait for 3-6 months, for some patient after recovery they will come back and use filler to fix eyes bag again.

Q: Can we leave the fat and perform on the next day?

A: I have to no! in order to suck out the fat and leave it the fat will separate the oil itself and make the cell imperfect also will lead to infection