Fat injection to cheeks is a minor procedure wherein fat cells are extracted from the body (usually stomach or hip areas) and re-inserted into the cheeks. It is expected that some of the fat injected will be re-absorbed, while the rest remains almost permanent. This procedure can be done in-office using local anesthetic.
Most patients have only a moderate amount of swelling afterward. Everyone reacts differently, with most of the swelling subsiding in a week or so, and “final results’ in 1-2 months. Most of our Los Angeles and Beverly Hills cheek fat grafting patients feel comfortable returning to work in a few days. Read more about facial fat grafting in Los Angeles in fat injection section.
Above before and after injection of the gel shows the prominence of the individuals referred