The Role Of Fat Grafting In Aesthetic Surgery
Living fat tissue is harvested from one area of the body, purified and transferred to another to add volume. Ideally, the fat is harvested by liposuction in an area of unwanted or excess, e.g., the belly, love handles or thighs, it is then carefully injected into an area where the main aim is to correct a volume deficit. Fat grafting is used in breast surgery and facial rejuvenation in many ways. Volume replacement and correction of contour deformities can be used for breast augmentation, partial breast resection, implant-related contour deformities, radiation injury, scar management and facial rejuvenation, in the same way “Polly-filler” is used to smooth dents and irregularities.
Recent literature suggests that fat has numerous added advantages. Fat is rich in pro-inflammatory cytokines, growth factors, stem-cells and has multiple cellular functions.
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