fat injection

fat injection

transplantation of a patient's own fat to other areas on the body, as to the face to minimize wrinkles or to the lips or penis to augment size. The procedure is discouraged in breast augmentation, because it can hamper the detection of early breast cancer, causing false-positive test results.
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Fat graft to the upper eyelid
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Four patients underwent a second round of autologous fat injection for further calf augmentation because they desired additional volume.
Justice Dost Mohammad Khan remarked that a fat injection is administered to buffalo which eats much fodder.
7) Likewise, autologous fat injection was eventually found to be reabsorbed and therefore not permanent.
Unlike hyaluronic acid fillers, fat injection results may be permanent, however results are not guaranteed, as fat cells don't always survive the fat transfer process 6.
Fat grafting, fat transfer or fat injection, is a natural, marginally invasive surgery for those seeking breast intensification or correcting the deformity caused due to Poland syndrome.
Then the doctors said that if I lost two stones they would send me to have a fat injection from my stomach into my face.
No modification of the breathing parameters was shown after fat injection in the vocal fold (Cantarella et al.
Fat injection or "lipostructure" is not new, but the techniques are just gaining respect.
For these residents, fat injection has been used, but it has proved to be less durable than collagen.
Long-term follow-up of fat injection laryngoplasty for unilateral vocal cord paralysis.
According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, over 46,000 autologous fat injection procedures were performed in the US in 2008.
No wonder fat grafting, also known as fat transfer or fat injection, is gaining in popularity.