Facial fillers and facial fat grafting are two popular cosmetic procedures that can help
restore youthful volume to the face while reducing the appearance of fine lines and
wrinkles. In this article, we will both explain the benefits of and compare the two options
to explain why facial fat grafting may be the better choice for those seeking a more
natural alternative to synthetic injectable fillers.
Facial fillers, also known as injectable fillers, are synthetic substances injected to add
volume, smooth out wrinkles, and enhance facial features. Popular brands include
Juvederm and Restylane. Fillers are temporary and typically last six to twelve months
before needing to be re-injected.
Facial fat grafting, also known as facial fat transfer, is a cosmetic procedure that involves removing fat from one area of the body, such as the stomach or hips, and transplanting it to the face. This procedure provides a more natural alternative to injectable fillers as the fat used is your own, so there is no risk of allergic reactions or other side effects. Fat grafting can provide longer-lasting results compared to fillers, which can last several years before needing a touch-up.
While injectable fillers can provide quick and convenient results, they are not a permanent solution and must be re-injected every six to twelve months for upkeep. Additionally, fillers are synthetic substances that can cause allergic reactions or other issues while facial fat grafting is a more natural alternative that uses your fat. This reduces the risk of allergic reactions or other side effects, and the results can last several years before needing a touch-up. Fat grafting also adds volume to the face, which can help to restore a more youthful appearance. In conclusion, facial fat grafting is a superior option to injectable fillers for those seeking a more natural alternative to restore volume to the face and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. When you’re ready to learn more contact us to schedule your consultation to help determine the best option for your needs and goals.