According to a report submitted by the American Society
plastic surgeons (ASPS), most popular in 2015
was noted among the operations to increase and tighten the buttocks. Demand
on the correction of the buttocks by a surgical method, providing
fat autotransplantation (fat transplant from one patient area)
body to another), since 2000 increased by 252%.
Lipofilling is an invasive method for correcting the shape of the face, hands
arms, legs, shins, chest and buttocks. With the help of fat pumped from
the patient from certain places, the surgeon attaches to the problem parts
desired volume or desired shape. This complicated procedure consists of
a series of sequential actions: performing liposuction, processing and
cleaning the fat in a special centrifuge, as well as its subsequent
implantation in specific areas. Such operations are quite expensive.
stand and are characterized by a long rehabilitation period.
- How is the operation?
- Advantages and disadvantages of lipofilling
- Indications and contraindications for surgery
How is the operation?
Lipofilling is performed only in specialized clinics and in
most cases combined with liposuction. For intake of fat
Tissues on the patient’s body are cut 3-5 millimeters in size.
The donor areas are: abdomen, inner thighs
A natural implant is mined by exercising
atraumatic water jet liposuction. Specialist in advance
defines areas with the maximum amount of fat, then
through a special cannula (a hollow tube designed to
introduction and excretion of various fluids into the body) introduces a jet
drug in the dermis. The substance erodes fat cells and excreted.
through the second same tube out. Extracted adipose tissue
placed in a centrifuge and cleaned, thus, from unnecessary
components whose presence may trigger the development
Purified fat is injected with a syringe into the subcutaneous tissue.
areas in need of correction. Injections are done in several
places to provide better blood supply. Puncture sites
tightly closed, sticking a sterile plaster on them. Since fat
has the ability to dissolve over time, its amount in
problem areas should be 30% more than necessary.
After surgery on the treated areas of the body may
bruising, swelling, but it all goes away,
As a rule, by the end of the second – third week. 1-2 days later
the patient begins to gradually return to his usual
rhythm of life. The only caveat during this period is to avoid
visiting steam rooms and saunas for 2-3 weeks. Full time
recovery after lipofilling individually for each
the patient. The effect of the procedure, which is lifelong in nature,
can be observed in 2-2.5 months.
Advantages and disadvantages of lipofilling
Practice correcting the shapes of various parts of the human body with
using his own fat tissue, surgeons started at the end of 19
century. However, the first results were not very successful. On
today specialists in the field of plastic surgery
developed and mastered this procedure perfectly, as a result
Lipolifting has become one of the most common methods
allowing to simulate the contours of the face and body.
Plastic surgery of this kind is considered the safest
compared to other surgical techniques because
lipofilling, involves the use of fatty tissue –
natural material and not implants made from
Patients with fat transplantation never show activity.
antigens or the process of tissue rejection by the body. therefore
complex surgical manipulations including 2-4
procedures, enough to give the buttocks the right amount. And in
there is no correction or re-plasty
However, after lipofilling of buttocks, legs, legs, or other
body parts can be observed and unpleasant consequences. Despite
a lot of positive feedback, and the main argument of experts
about the absence of rejection by the human body of its own cells,
everything is not as smooth as it seems at first glance.
Fat deposited by the surgical method
property gradually decrease in size. That means with
the onset of the final result desired forms will be different
to some extent from those that were noted in the early days
after the procedure.
In addition, the fat extracted from the patient’s body is not always
processed in a centrifuge. And poor quality
cleaning prevents its re-use as it is fraught
the development of seals and nodules.
Lipofilling of the legs often provokes a number of common side effects.
According to patient reviews, in the adjusted area
the following phenomena are often observed:
- severe swelling;
- painful sensations;
- numbness of the skin;
Thus, along with positive effects,
negative reactions of the human body to the operation. Most of
they usually disappear on their own during rehabilitation,
however, if there is any symptom causing you
anxiety, do not neglect the additional consultation of the doctor with
purpose of inspection and appointment if necessary special
Indications and contraindications for surgery
Lipofilling resorted if necessary:
- correction of age-related facial changes;
- lip augmentation and asymmetry correction;
- correction of the shape of legs, breasts, buttocks;
- hand rejuvenation;
- fixes failed operations.
Lipofilling recognized as one of the least traumatic operations
however, for its implementation there are still contraindications:
- Vascular diseases, atherosclerosis
- Poor blood clotting
- Oncological diseases
- Somatic diseases
- Infectious diseases
Lipofilling is contraindicated for people under 18 years of age.
Gym training and diet, alas, do not always help to achieve
desired results. Then cosmetology comes to the rescue and
aesthetic medicine. Deciding on lipofilling buttocks will certainly
consult an experienced doctor. Before surgery is important
obtain not only detailed information about the procedure, but also
inquire about possible contraindications and the final result.
Remember that the final effect occurs only after 3-5
months after surgery.