FACIAL FAT GRAFTING
Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Gilbert Glendale, Paradise Valley and surrounding AZ
Scottsdale and Gilbert surgeon Jude LaBarbera performs facial fat grafting to enhance his patients’ appearance. This minimally invasive procedure is ideal for restoring the youthful appearance many men and women crave. Facial fat transfer can be performed on patients of any age.
In order to achieve a youthful and more pleasing look, Dr. Jude LaBarbera takes fat from the abdomen or thigh areas and uses it to fill specific areas of the face. Many patients prefer fat transfer for contouring the face because it lasts much longer compared to dermal fillers. Dr. LaBarbera has helped countless patients in the Gilbert, Scottsdale, Phoenix and surrounding Arizona areas look beautiful and youthful again with facial fat grafting.
What can Facial Fat Transfer treat?
Various facial treatment applications for this procedure include:
- Facial contouring
- Correct deep lines on the face
- Correct thin lips
- Correct depressed scars
- Reduce dark circles
- Improve crow’s feet, wrinkles and fine lines on the face
- Improve sunken cheeks and frown lines
WHO SHOULD CONSIDER A FACIAL FAT TRANSFER?
- Soften facial lines and wrinkles
- Eliminate a ‘hollow’ looking face
- Fill out sagging cheeks and other areas of the face
- Utilize the body’s natural tissue to avoid allergic reactions that may be caused by dermal fillers
- Achieve more lasting facial contouring results compared to dermal fillers
Benefits of Fat Transfer
A facial fat transfer looks and feels more natural compared to artificial fillers. What’s more, this is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure.
Before & After Photos
Your Initial Consultation with Dr. Labarbera
Choosing a donor site
Fat cells (for the procedure) are usually harvested in areas of your body where there is excess fat, using the process of liposuction. The most common donor sites include the abdomen, love handles, thighs, inner knees, and neck. In cases where a low volume grafting is required, Dr. LaBarbera will extract fat from the neck so that patients can also benefit from a neck liposuction.
Planning for facial fat transfer
Facial transfer procedures varies from patient to patient depending on the volume of grafting required and where it is needed. Costs will increase if this procedure is combined with other cosmetic procedures such as a neck lift or facial rejuvenation. Insurance typically does not cover facial fat graft. Dr. LaBarbera’s staff will provide an all-inclusive quote that includes the surgeon’s fees, facility fee, anesthesia costs, and any supplies that may be needed.
Dr. Jude LaBarbera performs fat grafting procedure at his ultra-modern operating room in Scottsdale or Gilbert, AZ. He is supported by a team of highly skilled and licensed staff. Dr. LaBarbera works individually with each one of his patients to achieve the desired results.
Facial Fat Transfer FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
Fat injections vs fillers?
Are the results of facial fat transfer permanent?
Jude LaBarbera MD Plastic Surgery of Scottsdale & Gilbert has provided this website for informational purposes only. This website does not constitute formal medical advice. Please contact our office to schedule your plastic surgery consultation to further discuss your medical needs. Serving Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, and other surrounding cities in Arizona, including Paradise Valley, Chandler, and Mesa AZ.