With age, the skin can begin to lose volume, causing areas on the face and body to have noticeable depressions. To increase volume and create a younger looking appearance, Dr. Kotis performs fat harvesting and injection procedures.
Excess fat tissue can be removed from one area and be transferred to add volume to another, such as the face.
Fat transfer can be used to plump many areas, including the hands, face and lips. Typically, fat is taken from areas like the thighs and buttock, where fat tissue is more abundant.
These grafts are then transferred for a plumper or more even appearance.
The recovery period after fat transfer depends on a variety of factors. Patients may expect to take some time off from work to heal from the procedure. The amount of fat transferred, the placement of fat, and the number of incisions all vary the recovery time for a patient. For more information about fat transfer procedures in Chicago, visit Dr. Kotis’s office or call to schedule a consultation.
The fat transfer procedure is most effective for individuals who are not significantly overweight or lacking body fat but simply are unhappy with the shape of the body itself. Because fat transfer is not for dramatic fat reduction or enhanced volume, it is best suited for individuals looking for natural results, with little side effects. Individuals in search of a safe, effective way to enhance the contours of their body should consider fat transfer as an effective treatment option.
The fat transfer procedure offers benefits to individuals wishing to enhance the shape and appearance of targeted areas of the body. By decreasing fat volume in undesirable areas and enhancing the volume of other areas of the body, the silhouette can be completely transformed. Patients can feel better in and out of clothes. They can also achieve an increased self-esteem and a more youthful, healthy appearance, as a result of this safe procedure.
The fat transfer procedure can vary in cost, depending on the areas of the body being treated. Fat transfer can be performed in small or large areas, and the cost corresponds with the treatable area. For a better idea of the cost, schedule a consultation with Dr. Kotis today. When it comes to financing the procedure, we aim to please. We happily accept cash, credit card, check, and offer Prosper® and CareCredit® financing options to all patients. For more information about our financing and insurance policies, click here.
We honor written quote for procedures from any board certified plastic surgeon. Listed pricing is all inclusive – no hidden fees (includes pre-op, post-op visits and fees for the surgeons, facility, and anesthesia).
A fat transfer procedure may be best utilized if packaged with other procedures:
It may be the best utilization for you, both financially and for an overall look, to package your fat transfer with a tummy tuck procedure which Dr. Kotis specializes in delivering.
Considering plastic surgery? The results of cosmetic surgery procedures can be life-changing, but it is important to choose a provider with experience you can trust. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John A. Kotis offers a range of plastic surgery procedures in his office to bring residents of Chicago, Arlington Heights and surrounding Illinois communities the very best results. Contact our office today to learn more and schedule a consultation.Contact Us