About Fat Injection

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About Fat Injection

Fat injections can be an effective way to reduce wrinkles, diminish acne scarring and regain a more youthful appearance. By injecting human fat harvested from your own body, cosmetic surgeons at Cleveland Clinic Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center enhance Fat injections can be an effective way to reduce wrinkles, diminish acne scarring and regain a more youthful appearance. By injecting human fat harvested from your own body, cosmetic surgeons at Cleveland Clinic Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center enhance facial fullness,

fill deep creases, soften facial creases and wrinkles, plump lips and build up shallow contours.

Fat injection is a good option if you:

• Are desiring large volume enhancements and/or require deep tissue injection.

• Are physically healthy

• Have mild or moderate degree of facial aging

• Have specific, but realistic, goals in mind for the improvement of your appearance.

How is fat injection performed?

Fat injection procedures are generally performed on an outpatient basis using local anesthesia at Cleveland Clinic Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center. The procedure usually takes 30 minutes to an hour, or more, depending on the patient, the volume to be injected, and additional procedures that are being completed at the same time.