Can Laser Lipo and Fat Transfer Enhance Hollow-Looking Cheeks?

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As we age, our skin and facial features change. Specifically, the loss of facial volume is common, particularly in the cheeks. This can result in a hollow, sunken appearance that can make us look older than we actually are.

At Body Bar MD, with offices in Carmel and Terre Haute, IN, Dr. Christy Kirkendol Watson offers a popular treatment to address this concern — laser liposuction and fat transfer.

Keep reading to discover how laser lipo and fat transfer can enhance hollow-looking cheeks and restore a youthful look to your face.

How do laser lipo and fat transfer work to enhance hollow cheeks?

Laser lipo and fat transfer is an advanced technique that uses laser technology to heat and melt away fat cells, resulting in a slimmer, more sculpted appearance. The beauty of laser lipo lies in its precision. The laser energy targets the fat cells, causing them to rupture and be removed naturally by the body. This procedure is ideal for targeting stubborn areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. The laser is able to target specific areas of fat without damaging surrounding tissue, making it a safe and effective option.

But laser lipo isn't just about removing fat — it can also be used in conjunction with fat transfer to plump up areas that are lacking in volume. During a fat transfer to the cheeks, Dr. Christy takes fat from one area of the body, purifies it, and injects it into the cheeks to add volume and fullness.

The natural results of a fat transfer to the cheeks are typically long-lasting, as the injected fat becomes a long-term part of the cheek tissue. However, not all of the fat that is injected will survive. As a result, some patients may require additional injections to achieve the desired outcome.

The benefits of fat transfer for cheek enhancement

Laser lipo and fat transfer offer many benefits if you're looking for a way to achieve a more youthful appearance and enhance your cheeks.

For starters, it's a minimally invasive procedure that allows clients to avoid the use of synthetic fillers. For some, this presents a safer and more natural option that makes cosmetic enhancement less intimidating. Because the procedure is minimally invasive, recovery time is minimal, and there is little to no scarring.

Perhaps one of the best things about fat transfer is the fact that it offers long-lasting and natural results. Unlike traditional filler injections that require frequent touch-ups, fat transfer can last for years, offering a cost-effective solution that can help you maintain your results for an extended period of time.

The procedure can be used to enhance a variety of areas, including the breasts, buttocks, lips, and hands. So, whether you're looking to add volume to your cleavage or improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, fat transfer can help you achieve the look you desire in multiple places.

Enhance your cheeks with laser lipo and fat transfer in Carmel or Terre Haute, IN

Laser lipo and fat transfer is typically a well-tolerated procedure, but patients do need to have an area with enough subcutaneous fat to provide a resource for fat transfer.

To find out if you're a candidate and discuss your aesthetic goals with Dr. Christy Kirkendol Watson, schedule an appointment at the Carmel or Terre Haute, IN location of Body Bar MD today.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.