Improvements from Fat Transfer

Many women and men would like to decrease the signs of aging and enhance their features, but not all may be comfortable having foreign substances injected into their bodies. Fat transfer, also called autologous fat transplantation, uses your own unwanted body fat to improve your features. It can be used effectively to:

Fat transfer is a popular alternative to other wrinkle treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers like collagen and Restylane®. Dr. Yi will take the time to explain the advantages and disadvantages of the available treatments to help you decide which will give you the best results.

Procedure Overview

During the fat transfer procedure, unwanted fat is collected from the body and then injected to fill out other areas and define facial features. Within the first few months after treatment some of the transferred fat will be absorbed by your body; however, the remaining fat tissue can last for many years. This is considerably longer than most other fillers. Since your own tissue is used, it is safe, natural, non-allergenic, and can be less expensive than other fillers.

Getting Started

Many of Dr. Yi's patients find him through the referrals of his previous patients. You can request a consultation online with him or call 818-986-7900. Dr Yi's facial plastic surgery office is conveniently located near Los Angeles by the intersection of the 405 and 101 Freeways. Dr. Yi's patients come to him from nearby Southern California communities, across the United States, as well as many international locations.