There are many cosmetic treatments that can enhance the appearance of the face by minimizing the signs of aging and improving your facial contours. Fat grafting allows surgeons to transfer fat from one area of the body to another. These fat tissues are used to add volume to sunken features, improve contours, fill in deep creases, and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. The face is an area of the body that responds very well to fat grafting treatment. Dr. Greg Gaines is happy to discuss facial fat grafting options with his Gainesville, FL patients so they can determine if this cosmetic treatment technique can give them the more youthful and attractive facial features they desire.

What Is Fat Grafting?

Fat grafting is a minimally invasive procedure that allows patients to restore volume to areas of the face that have lost definition over time. As a person ages, it is common for the distribution of fat tissues to change. The eyes, cheeks, and jawline are susceptible to a decrease in fatty tissues, while the neck and lower face tend to hold on to excess fat. As a result of these changes, the face can take on an aged and haggard appearance. Fat grafting allows Dr. Gaines to redistribute a patient’s fat tissues so that facial contours can be improved and common signs of aging (such as lines, creases, and wrinkles) can be diminished. Because this procedure uses a patient’s own purified fat tissues to achieve these enhancements, the risks of treatment are minimal and there is no concern that an allergic reaction will develop.

Fat Grafting Options

There are many benefits of facial fat grafting. This procedure carries minimal risks and provides results that are comparable to a facelift without requiring any incisions to the face. However, one of the greatest benefits of facial fat grafting is its versatility. Through a facial fat grafting procedure, Dr. Gaines can either focus on enhancing specific areas of the face, or he can provide a more comprehensive treatment that addresses the face as a whole. Below are some of the many ways that facial fat grafting can improve your appearance:

  • Fill in hollows beneath the eyes
  • Add volume to sunken cheeks
  • Create a stronger and more defined jaw line
  • Sculpt the face to improve definition and enhance contours
  • Fill in deep creases
  • Soften nasolabial folds and marionette lines
  • Smooth the appearance of the skin to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Smooth out acne scars
  • Plump the lips

Dr. Gaines will discuss each patient’s unique needs and desires in order to create a facial fat grafting treatment plan that will best provide them with the specific results they desire.

Contact Us

Dr. Greg Gaines offers a number of cosmetic treatments that allow patients to address imperfections and enhance their natural beauty. If you are concerned with the signs of aging and are interested in learning more about fat grafting or our other facial plastic surgery treatment options, contact us at your earliest convenience to set up a consultation with Dr. Gaines.