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Fillers versus fat grafting for mid face volume loss

Can anyone help me understand the pros and cons of fillers versus a fat grafting process to help with the volume loss that I have in my mid facial area? I'd like to understand more relative to risks and benefits of each. Thanks!

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Plastic surgeon
Wayne, NJ
United States
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  Fat injection is superior to fillers for volume loss in the midface-cheek-lower eyelid area
January 16, 2010 9:14 AM

In the right hands, fat transfer will beat fillers every time for rejuvenation of the midface-cheeks-lower eyelid area. Fat will last years while fillers last months. Fat will look and (more)
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New York, NY
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January 15, 2010 7:04 PM

Fat transfer, in the hands of a truly experienced surgeon, should make you look the way YOU did when you were much younger. In order to achieve this effect, you face must receive a (more)
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Tucson, AZ
United States
  Fat versus Fillers
January 20, 2010 7:17 PM

Glad to read more about this - Just decided today after doc visit to go with Fat filler for mid face valume loss instead of Fillers mostly because I don't want to SEE another doctor about my face for a while I hope :-)

Sounds like Fat is MUCH more prefered (and like almost 0% allergies to your own fat) -- How cool is that! Can't wait until I'm posting my Yag Full face laser surgery with fat grafting/fillers on here -- Big Date - Feb 1, 2010~



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