Rejuvenate Your Face Naturally

Are you affected by facial volume loss, asymmetry, or other visible signs of aging? At Higdon Plastic Surgery, we understand the emotional weight these issues place on your confidence. Restore youthfulness and confidence with facial fat grafting in Nashville & Franklin, TN, which we proudly offer as a natural filler alternative, utilizing your body's fat to enhance contours and rejuvenate the face. Dr. Kye Higdon's expertise in aesthetic plastic surgery, many years in practice in the Nashville area, and his commitment to personalized patient care ensure your unique needs are addressed with precision and care, offering outstanding results that enhance the natural beauty of your face to restore your self-esteem.

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What Is Facial Fat Grafting?

Facial fat grafting, also known as fat transfer or autologous fat grafting, can be considered a natural alternative to fillers. It involves Dr. Higdon harvesting fat from one part of your body using liposuction, typically the abdomen, hips/flanks, or thighs, purifying it, and then injecting it into areas of the face that have lost volume or definition due to aging or other factors. This procedure restores volume and rejuvenates the skin by harnessing your body's natural tissues.

The Benefits of Facial Fat Grafting

Facial fat grafting by Dr. Kye Higdon offers a natural way to restore lost volume and rejuvenate the face. The benefits of this procedure include the following:

Natural-Looking Results

By using your body's fat, facial fat grafting produces results that look and feel natural, seamlessly integrating with your existing facial tissues.

Long-Lasting Outcomes

Unlike some temporary fillers, fat grafting can provide long-lasting results, as the transferred fat cells establish a blood supply and become a permanent part of the treated area.

Improved Skin Quality

Besides adding volume, facial fat grafting can improve skin quality by promoting collagen production and enhancing overall skin texture and tone.

Customizable Treatment

Fat grafting allows for precise sculpting and contouring of the face, enabling customization to address individual concerns and achieve personalized aesthetic goals.

Minimal Downtime

Typically involves minimal downtime compared to more invasive surgical procedures.

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Is Facial Fat Grafting Right for Me?

Facial fat grafting best suits individuals seeking to address volume loss, wrinkles, or hollow facial areas but prefer a more natural approach than standard cosmetic fillers. Ideal candidates have good overall health, realistic expectations about potential outcomes, and a desire for long-lasting results. Those experiencing signs of aging, such as sunken cheeks, under-eye hollows, or deep facial creases, may benefit from this procedure. If you're interested in facial fat grafting in the Nashville & Franklin, TN area, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with Higdon Plastic Surgery. This initial appointment allows Dr. Higdon to assess your anatomy, discuss your concerns and aesthetic goals, and determine if facial fat grafting suits your needs.

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What to Expect The Facial Fat Grafting Procedure

A facial fat grafting procedure at Higdon Plastic Surgery in the Nashville area typically begins with extracting fat from donor sites on the body, commonly the abdomen, flanks/hips, or thighs, through a minimally invasive liposuction technique using tiny incisions. Once extracted, the harvested fat is carefully processed to remove impurities and excess fluids. Following this vital step, the purified fat is meticulously injected into targeted areas of the face using specialized techniques to ensure natural-looking results and optimal integration with existing tissue. The procedure is usually performed under general anesthesia but could be performed under local anesthesia with sedation, depending on your preference and the extent of the treatment or other treatments being performed concurrently. The duration of the procedure can vary based on the specific areas being addressed and the amount of fat being transferred, typically ranging from one to two hours. The magic in facial fat grafting lies in restoring volume and rejuvenating the face using your own fat cells, which offers long-lasting and natural-looking results.

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Facial Fat Grafting Recovery

Following facial fat grafting, you can expect some swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort at both the donor and recipient sites. While downtime varies among individuals, most patients can resume light activities within a few days. Avoiding strenuous activities and direct pressure on the treated areas is essential to ensure optimal healing. You may experience initial volume enhancement due to swelling, gradually subsiding over the following weeks, revealing the final results.

As the body integrates the transferred fat cells, you can enjoy long-lasting facial volume and contour improvements. We provide personalized postoperative care instructions and schedule follow-up appointments to monitor progress and address concerns, ensuring a smooth recovery process and optimal outcomes. Our team is here to help you throughout your entire journey, and we are eager to assist with any questions you have as you heal.

Why Choose Higdon Plastic Surgery?

With Higdon Plastic Surgery, you're entrusting your facial rejuvenation journey to a team renowned for their expertise and commitment to excellence.  Dr. Kye Higdon's extensive experience in cosmetic surgery ensures that your insecurities are addressed safely and optimally. By choosing our practice, you're investing in transformative results and a partner who understands the emotional significance of facial enhancement. We empower you to rediscover confidence and radiate beauty inside and out through personalized consultations and innovative techniques like facial fat grafting. Take the first step towards a revitalized appearance and renewed self-assurance by scheduling your consultation with Higdon Plastic Surgery in Franklin, TN, today.

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