dermal fillers or fat transfer!? which one is better for me?

dermal fillers or fat transfer

Depending on the results that you wish to have, this varies between whether dermal fillers or a fat transfer would be best for you. For temporary results, dermal fillers would be the best option as this gives you a chance to see if you like the results and change. It also more affordable compared to fat transfer, costing around $300-$600 depending on how much filler you use. If you are not happy with the results, your body will dissolve the filler as it is made up of hyaluronic acid that is natural to the body. If you are looking for a more permanent result, fat transfer would be the best option as this lasts a lot longer, but is more expensive and requires down time.

For lip augmentation

lip augmentation

Lip augmentations are becoming more and more popular as it helps to add more volume, helps with symmetry of the lips, and gives it a more plumped look. Most popular techniques are with either through filler or fat transfer. Lip fillers are done with dermal fillers that consists of hyaluronic acid that is natural to the body. Fillers would be the most recommended option for someone who may want temporary results, as fillers only last up to 6 months. Overtime, your body naturally dissolves the product, resulting in touchups every few months to keep up with the results if you wish to. Fillers are also less costly compared to fat transfer, as it is not a surgical procedure, and is a fast in and out procedure ranging from 15-30 minutes. Fat transfer is recommended for someone who may want more of a permanent result, and does not want to do touch ups every few months. Fat transfer does last longer than fillers due to our bodies absorbing fat at a slower rate compared to fillers that are absorbed at a higher rate.

For Skin rejuvenation

Skin rejuvenation

As we age, our skin loses its elasticity and loss of volume, resulting in wrinkles and fine lines. There are different options that can be used to help restore volume, creating a more youthful face with dermal fillers as well as fat grafting. Most commonly, fillers are used by injecting hyaluronic acid into the skin where there are fine lines or a loss of volume in order to help plump the skin. This is a more common procedure as it is affordable, as well as a temporary fix for someone who may want to try and see the results before doing something permanent. A second option is with the use of fat grafting, in which fat and stem cells processed from the fat are used to help rejuvenate the skin, and help minimize wrinkles and fine lines.

For facial wrinkles

facial wrinkles

Dermal fillers are popular in helping reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. As we age, our skin becomes thinner due to the loss of collagen and elasticity. Fillers help by injecting hyaluronic acid into the skin, bringing back volume creating a youthful appearance. Most popular areas that filler is used on for treating wrinkles are for laughing lines, around the eyes, and forehead. Another type of injection that is used to help reduce wrinkles is with the use of fat. This procedure is more permanent than fillers, but is more costly, and takes longer to achieve results. The process of the fat transfer is by first removing fat in the low abdomen or another area through liposuction, then injecting into the area being treated in.

for chin augmentation

chin augmentation

Chin augmentation can be done by injecting dermal fillers which consists of hyaluronic acid or with fat grafting in which fat is removed through liposuction in areas such as the thigh or stomach and injected into specific areas such as the chin to help give a more prominent chin and side profile. Most common option is with the use of dermal fillers as this is affordable and a temporary fix, allowing clients to try and see if they like the results before undergoing something such as an implant that is permanent. For someone who may want a more permanent fix will do fat grafting, in which fat will be injected into the area.

for cheek augmentation

cheek augmentation

Cheek augmentation can be done with either using dermal fillers or with fat transfer. Most common option that people do are with dermal fillers as it is a more affordable and temporary fix for people that may want to try and see the results before doing anything permanent. For someone who may want a permanent fix but is more costly as it requires surgery will undergo fat transfer were the specialist will remove fat through liposuction and inject in a specific area such as the cheeks.