fat transplantation


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fat transplantation

In cosmetic surgery, the movement of adipose tissue from one body site to another to augment structure, change body contours, or reduce skin wrinkling.
See also: transplantation
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Most people who need large volume fat transplantation do not have sufficient fat in them for the procedure to be carried out.
Rather than subTmitting to traditional breast reconstructive surgery, she scoured the world to identify researchers who were using advanced techniques to improve autologous fat transplantation as a long-term restorative procedure for the breast.
They last significantly longer than those of synthetic fillers and there is no allergic reactions to worry about, because the fat transplantation is from own body.