Fat transfer, also known as Fat grafting or Fat injection , transfers fat from areas in which the patient have it on excess, such as the outer thighs, the stomach or the arms, and injects it into areas that may be lacking in volume such as the buttocks. This safe, long-lasting, well-tolerated procedure produces natural-looking results.
The Lipo-Echo 4D Technique is a revolution in fat transfer, it manages to remodel the body, giving it an athletic and healthy appearance.
The procedure typically takes about 2 hours and it is done under general anesthesia, the fat transfer disability lasts 10 days. The patient can resume activities that require more effort in 4 to 6 weeks approximately.
-Follow medication directions. The patient receive instructions about what medications to stop taking and when to stop.
-Smoking decreases blood flow in the skin and can slow the healing process. If the patient smoke, the doctor will recommend that stop smoking before surgery and during recovery.
-Don’t drink alcohol.
-Apply cool packs to ease pain and reduce swelling.
-Take pain medications as recommended by the doctor.
-Avoid the sun.
-Soreness and swelling are likely for a few weeks after surgery, Bruising is possible, too.
-There can be drainage of anesthetic liquid during the first 24 hours.