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Facial Fat Transfer

Autologous Fat Transfer in Tampa, FL

Your face naturally loses volume as you age. A facial fat transfer can help you regain fullness and look healthy, vibrant and youthful again. This procedure, also known as autologous fat transfer, can provide permanent volume of the fat. To learn how a facial fat transfer could enhance your appearance, book a personalized consultation with Dr. Farrior today.


Additionally, a fat transfer works best to replace what has been lost. It does not address other aspects of aging such as skin laxity and wrinkles; these need to be managed with a facelift or skin resurfacing. Fat transfer is an excellent supplement to skin tightening procedures and resurfacing adding volume to supplement those procedures restoring a more youthful facial contour.



Fat transfer is continuing to improve as a technique and is now supplemented with platelet rich fibrin matrix in an effort to stabilize the fat and improve long-term results.

The technique for fat transfer can be performed with local or general anesthesia. Fat is harvested from the lower abdomen or thighs using a small cannula device for obtaining the fat. The fat cells are then isolated and injected into the areas of need. Fat transfer is effective in the cheeks, temple, smile lines, chin, frown lines and, to a lesser degree, the lips.