Increased fat infiltration

Young woman with red lipstickFor patients who desire fuller lips but refuse to inject foreign materials in your body, increasing the size of the lips with fat transfer is a excelentesolución. While other lip fillers such as collagen, usually derived from animal tissue or human donor, increasing the size of the lips with fat transfer uses your own body tissue, giving lips a soft, natural look.

What is enlarged lips with fat transfer?

Increasing the size of the lips with fat transfer involves removing fat from one area of ​​the body and injected into the lips. During the transfer of fat, only natural tissue of the body is used so rarely a rejection or an allergic reaction occurs. After the procedure, the results obtained patients are soft and natural to the touch, lasting from six months to over a year lips.

The fat transfer procedure

In the process of increasing the size of the lips with fat transfer, a first fat the patient’s body part is removed (usually the abdomen or thighs) by liposuction. This will not produce a noticeable effect on the extraction area unless the enlarged lip is carried out in combination with a body liposuction procedure. The fat is then injected into the lips using a syringe and blunt needle. Injections leave only small puncture marks, about 0.2 inches in diameter. The process of enlargement of the lips with fat transfer, usually, it is performed under local anesthesia or light general anesthesia, depending on the preference of the patient and the surgeon.