Facial fat Injection

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غلامحسین غرابی دکتر زیبایی

Specialist in plastic and cosmetic surgery
Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member of the Iranian Plastic Surgeons Association


تزریق چربی صورت


Facial fat transplantation involves removing fat from one area of the body and transferring it to facial area. Uses of fat transfer include low-volume cheeks, deep laugh lines, facial asymmetry, and facial atrophy and facial aging.

Operation technique

Fat Injection Steps:

  • Tumescent fluid injection in the desired area
  • Removal of fat by special cannulas from the desired areas
  • Separation of fat cells and stem cells
  • Fat injection in the breast area

  Due to the fact that the injected fat is extracted from the patient’s own body, there is no possibility of allergic reactions.

Duration of surgery

Facial fat transplantation takes 1 to 3 hours depending on the size of the area being treated.


Facial lipofilling can usually be performed under local anesthesia with inducting IV sedation.

Inpatient / outpatient status

Facial lipofilling does not require hospitalization.

Possible side effects

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Tenderness at the site of surgery

are Possible side effects of fat injections that are temporary and resolve within a few days.


  • Asymmetry
  • Irregularity
  • Infection

are possible complications of breast fat injection surgery.


Possible swelling and bruising of the injection site will resolve within a week, and it will be possible to return to daily work a few days after the facial lipofilling.


About 20 to 40 percent of the injected fat is absorbed within 6 months after lipofilling, and the rest will remain permanently transplanted. Usually, in the first stage of injection, more volume is injected than the required amount of fat to achieve the desired result and the need for re-injection of fat is eliminated.

According to research, if you need to re-inject fat, it will take at least 6 to 12 months from the previous injection to get better results.

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Dr. Gholamhossein Ghorabi

Dr. Gholamhossein Ghorabi, a subspeciality in Aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery, an active member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and Iranian Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeons (ISPAS).