In this video plastic surgeon Dr. Bryce Cowan explains the ideal candidate for a fat grafting procedure. Every procedure has its strengths and weaknesses, and it’s important that patients understand these factors as well as the cost and risks that they are willing to tolerate. An important video for those considering fat grafting.
Patients begin to show signs of more profound volume loss in their faces in their 40s. At this point, patients who have been able to use synthetic fillers to volumize may notice that they require larger doses of filler to achieve the same improvements. Some changes may include hollowing of the cheeks, temples, and pre-jowl regions. Often patients who are considering a facelift procedure may also benefit from a fat grafting procedure.