Autologous fat graft operation is a procedure that transfer extra fats from abdomen, thighs or hips to other part of the body or face.
A wide variety of injection methods aimed at enlarging the volume of soft tissues of the face and the body, offered by specialists over the last decade, Autologous fat frafting attracts ever growing attention of aesthetic surgeons all the world over.
The method was worked out in the mid 70s by Professor Furnie, with the main positive quality there of being a possibility of implanting own fat.
Usually, injected fats can be absorbed in part for the first three weeks after operation.
Such absorption proceeds for 3 months, surviving fats after then remain almost permanently.
Absorption or survival rates widely vary according to characteristics of each patient’s fat, injected region or the amount of injected fat.
Once or twice additional operations can be required.