This procedure was first described in 1893 by described in 1893 by Gustav NEUBER. This technique was protocolized by Dr. COLEMAN in 1987 and since each year we observe improvements of the technique to allow a better better fat grafting. It allows to restore volume to the face without external biomaterial.
This procedure is intended for patients who wish to to regain the volumes of the face (lipofilling) and to obtain an improvement in skin trophicity (nanofat). The combination of these 2 techniques allows to have a rejuvenating effect over the long term.
The areas of the face concerned are :
The repairing indications are :
It takes place at the medical office. You will discuss with Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH in order to specify your expectations and he will determine with you the best possible option.
From additional examinations will be prescribed (adapted according to each patient) as well as preoperative photos will be taken.
At the end of the consultation, the plastic surgeon will give you an estimate and an operating consent.
Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH will perform a thorough examination of your nose in order to use the best technique corresponding to your anatomy and your wishes.
Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH will identify the fat donor areas in agreement with the in agreement with the patient (thigh, abdomen, love handles, other). Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH will prepare the fat in the operating room or in his office under sterile conditions and reinject it into the face using a specific reinjection cannula. Depending on the patient, there may be 20-40% fat loss after 1 month.
The lipofilling material is very specific and Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH works in close collaboration with the distributors to have the latest possible innovations in terms of :
It is updated with the latest protocols to limit the risks of resorption.
Type of anesthesia
Local or general anesthesia
Duration of the intervention
Between 1 and 2 hours
Type of hospitalization
Outpatient or office
Postoperative consultation with the surgeon at D-7 and 1 month. Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH can be reached in case of additional needs
Daily shower and dressing until complete healing and nurse at home if needed (dressing and stitch care on D-10 if the sutures are not already resorbed)
Possibility to work from D-1 according to the work (telecommuting) because bruises are present a few days to a few weeks post-op. Possibility of applying make-up after the removal of the threads
The results are immediate.
The scars have their final appearance around 12-18 months.
The Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH is a surgeon specialized in Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery, registered with the Order of Physicians of the city of Paris 16 under the number 75/89697.
The Dr. Alexandre G. LELLOUCH is a specialist in cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, and aesthetic medicine injections, which he practices at the MAISON ABEILLE in Paris 16.