Is this a day procedure?
Yes, at London Lipo Institute, Facial Fat Grafting is completed as a day procedure. You will be able to return home once the effects of the anaesthetic have worn off.
How long does facial fat grafting take?
The procedure should take around two hours to complete.
When will I be able to see the results?
You will be able to see results immediately, however, it is important to be aware that swelling and bruising will change the appearance. Swelling and bruising should reduce after two weeks, at which point you will be able to see the final results.
How is facial fat grafting performed?
Facial fat grafting involves using tumescent liposuction to take fat from a donor area - whether that be thighs, abdomen, or hips. The fat is then treated, before being injected into the face.
How long do I have to take off work?
You will need to take at least three to five days off work in order to recover.
When can I start exercising?
You will need to avoid any strenuous physical exercise for four weeks following the procedure.
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