Fat Injection

Fat injection is very effective in making you look younger.

Some patients may find it more effective than a mini-face lift. Most of the time, fat injection is performed together with a facelift. The procedure is done under local anesthesia, and you can return to work the next day.

There are numerous alternative filler substances used today as well. These include Restylane, Perlane and Radiesse. Each one of them has advantages and disadvantages. Dr. Shahar has selected only the best products, and will discuss the different options, available as well as the preferred substance for you.

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What Changes with Aging

The changes that occur with aging are a loss of volume, gravity changes, loss of skin elasticity, and the formation of wrinkles. Fat injection is a procedure that involves harvesting fat from other areas of your body to ultimately re-inject it in your face. The purpose of fat injection is to restore the loss of volume.

The Right Volume in the Right Spot

Fat injection is a procedure that involves harvesting fat with a small tube (called a cannula) from the abdomen or flanks, and injecting it to the face. It is vital to have a surgeon with an artistic eye for proper placement of the fat to produce optimal results.

Though this procedure is now gaining popularity, Dr. Shahar has been performing the procedure for the past 15 years. Having done thousands of fat injections, Dr. Shahar has the experience and expertise to obtain optimal results.

Lasts for Years!

As filler, the fat injection can last for years in certain areas of the face and body. A fat injection can correct disproportion of facial features to bring balance and harmony to your face. It can enhance your cheeks, eliminate depression of your lower eyelid and nasolabial folds (deep folds that run from the side of the nose to the corner of the mouth), or eradicate the pre-jowl depression. It is the preferred method of choice since your own fat is being used. Compared to other injectables with temporary results, this procedure provides long lasting results.

Before and after images from our Fat Injection patients

Frequently asked questions on Fat Injection

Reviews from our Fat Injection patients

"I saw Dr. Shahar to fix my under-eye area. Dr. Shahar thoughtfully recommended a fat transfer procedure and thoroughly explained to me why fat from my own body creates more desirable results in this delicate area (not to mention it lasts longer and is more cost-effective over time). After the procedure, I literally had no bruising and very minimal swelling. Within days, I looked completely refreshed. I looked younger, and everyone noticed it."

Debra H.
Fat Injection patient

Artistic Finesse & Expert Technique

Dr. Yoel Shahar has performed thousands of procedures in New York City and Europe over the past 25 years. He specializes in a wide range of procedures such as mini face lift, rhinoplasty, nose surgery, eyelid procedure, temporal lift, fat injection, brow lift ,buccal fat removal, as well as injectable and fillers.

What patients respect most about Dr. Shahar’s cosmetic surgery is that he has their best interests at heart. He will never overcorrect and always recommend a minimum procedure to achieve the outmost natural look.

More cosmetic surgery procedures performed by Dr. Shahar

Mini Facelift
Temporal Lift
Rhinoplasty