Fat Transfer/Grafting

Dr. Sony Truong brings a transformative approach to Fat Transfer/Grafting, a revolutionary procedure that enhances your natural beauty by using your body's own resources. Harness the power of your own fat cells for a more youthful, vibrant appearance.

Fat Transfer/Grafting

Fat Transfer/Grafting is an advanced cosmetic procedure performed by Dr. Truong. It involves extracting fat from one part of your body and grafting it onto another area to enhance volume and shape. This innovative technique offers a natural alternative to synthetic fillers, providing long-lasting and stunning results.

Benefits of Fat Transfer/Grafting

  • Provides a Plumper, More Youthful Look: Fat transfer can make your face or body look more youthful and plump. It's an effective way to rejuvenate your appearance without resorting to more invasive procedures.
  • Repairs Scars: Fat transfer can also be utilized for scar repair. The natural properties of fat can help to heal scarred tissue, improving both the texture and appearance of the skin.
  • Used in Reconstructive Surgery: Plastic surgeons often use fat transfer in reconstructive surgeries. This is because it's a minimally invasive procedure that can yield significant results.
  • Natural and Long-Lasting Results: Since the procedure uses your own body fat, it's safe and compatible. Moreover, the results are long-lasting as the transferred fat cells will not be absorbed like artificial fillers.

What Can Fat Transfer/Grafting Address?

Fat transfer, also known as fat grafting, is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that offers several benefits:

  • Improvement in Skin Quality: One of the advantages of fat transfer is that it often improves the skin overlying the area where the procedure was done. For instance, it can fill in wrinkles and give the skin a younger look.
  • Healing Benefits: Fat grafting can heal tissue, treat painful nerves, and improve appearance. The fat used contains healing properties that aid in these processes.
  • Adds Instant Volume: This procedure can add instant volume to various parts of the body, including hands, lips, and face. It can also correct depressions in the skin following liposuction and scarring.
  • Removal of Excess Fat: One of the significant benefits of fat grafting is the removal of excess fat from one area of the body to enhance another area.

Ideal Candidates for Fat Transfer/Grafting

  • Individuals with fat deposits resistant to diet and exercise.
  • Those seeking natural enhancement without synthetic fillers.
  • Patients with signs of aging such as facial volume loss.
  • Individuals wanting to improve body contour.
  • Post-surgical patients needing soft tissue augmentation.
  • Those with good overall health.
  • Non-smokers.
  • Individuals with realistic expectations.

  • Consultation

    Consultation with Dr. Truong involves a thorough assessment of your health, aesthetic goals, and suitability for the procedure. He will guide you through the process, ensuring you understand what to expect and how to prepare.

    Treatment Options

    Similar techniques include dermal fillers and implants. Dr. Truong will explain these options during your consultation, helping you select the best treatment for your unique needs.

    What happens during Fat Transfer/Grafting?

    The Fat Transfer/Grafting procedure starts with liposuction to harvest fat cells, which are then processed and injected into the treatment area. You might feel slight discomfort during the procedure, but this is managed with anesthesia. Afterward, expect some swelling and bruising, which will gradually subside.


    Recovery involves rest and avoiding strenuous activities for a few weeks. Swelling and bruising will diminish over time, and you'll see gradual improvement in the treated area.

    Post-Operative Care

    Post-operative care includes wearing compression garments, taking prescribed medications, and following a healthy lifestyle to maintain results. Each step is crucial to ensure optimal healing and results.

    Addressing Mild To Moderate Issues

    Fat Transfer/Grafting can address mild to moderate issues such as volume loss, facial aging, and body contour irregularities. Here are some:

    • Breast Augmentation: Fat transfer is often used as a natural alternative to breast implants. It can be used to increase the size of the breasts or to correct asymmetry.
    • Buttock Enhancement: Also known as Brazilian Butt Lift, this procedure uses fat transfer to enhance the size and shape of the buttocks without the need for implants.
    • Facial Rejuvenation: Fat transfer can fill in hollow cheeks or eyes, reduce wrinkles, and improve the overall youthful appearance of the face.
    • Treatment of Lipodystrophy Syndrome: This is a medical condition characterized by abnormal fat distribution in the body. Fat transfer can help improve appearance and comfort for those suffering from this syndrome.
    • Treatment of Burn Wounds and Damage: In some cases, fat transfer can aid in the healing process of burn wounds and reduce the appearance of burn scars.
    • Hand Rejuvenation: Aging can cause loss of volume in hands, making veins and tendons more visible. Fat grafting can be used to restore this lost volume and give hands a more youthful appearance.

    Other Recommendations


    This is a popular procedure for removing stubborn fat deposits that resist diet and exercise, helping to redefine your body contours.

    Breast Augmentation:

    This surgical procedure involves using implants or fat transfer to increase the size of your breasts or restore breast volume that has been lost after weight reduction or pregnancy.

    Laser Hair Removal:

    This is a non-invasive procedure that uses light energy to permanently reduce or eliminate unwanted hair from the body.

    Chemical Peel:

    This is a skin-resurfacing procedure in which a chemical solution is applied to skin to remove the top layers. The skin that grows back is smoother and younger looking.

    Fat Transfer/Grafting FAQs

    Why should I have a fat grafting procedure?

    Fat grafting is a natural way to enhance your body using your own fat cells. It can improve skin quality, add volume to areas like the face, hands, breasts, and buttocks, and even aid in the healing of certain conditions.

    What can you expect after a fat grafting procedure?

    Post-procedure, patients can expect some bruising, swelling, and discomfort. However, these side effects should subside within a few days and any pain can be controlled with medication. Results appear gradually over a period of months as the swelling goes down and the grafted fat establishes itself in the treated areas.

    What precautions should be taken after fat grafting?

    Patients should avoid strenuous aerobic activity for 4-5 weeks and contact sports for 6 weeks. Incisions may ooze for the first one to two days, so protective sheets or towels on the bed are recommended.

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