Fat Transfer, Fat Grafting- Elite Medical Aesthetics Rocklin
How Long Will the Fat Transfer Results Last?
The survival of the fat and longevity of the results depend on the harvesting and preparation technique, physician’s skills, how and where it was injected. The injected fat area establishes a new blood supply from your body and receives the nourishment it needs for survival. If this happens, then results can and often are permanent. However, sometimes may need touch up for fat transfer or filler injections may be necessary to reach optimal results. You would expect the fat grafted area, softer and fuller. You may gradually even see an improvement in skin texture.
Preparation & Recovery
During a consultation, Dr. Ray would go over the pre-procedure and post care instructions. To reach the best results, your compliance with treatment is crucial. After fat transfer procedure, you will receive detailed instructions about your post care, including information about how to handle drainage and possible symptoms and complications that may arise.
Recovery varies due to sight of liposuction and injections, here are the expectations you should have:
- Week One: Swelling & bruising are very likely.
- Week two: The bruising resolves, but swelling can continue.
- Week three: You will begin to look more like yourself as bruising and swelling are almost completely gone.
We recommend taking 7-10 days to fully recover, before residing regular activities.