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Are you looking for an experienced plastic surgeon offering facial fat transfers in the Bethesda area? Many of the natural contours of the face are formed by fat under the skin. With age, the face can lose some of this subcutaneous fat that adds volume and fullness under the skin. The result can be sagging, lines and wrinkles, as well as a change to the facial shape and contours. One facial cosmetic option to restore volume to the face for a rejuvenating effect is facial fat transfers. Maia Plastic Surgery offers facial fat transfers as one of our cosmetic procedures at our clinic in Chevy Chase, MD, near Bethesda, MD.

There are many options to add volume under the facial skin with dermal fillers, but these treatments are temporary. Facial fat transfers offer a longer-lasting solution using the patient’s own fat stores to add more volume to the face. The fat can be harvested from another area of the body, as the abdomen, buttocks or other fatty areas can be used. The fat is sterilized and injected into the desired areas on the face to restore youthful volume.

Benefits of Facial Fat Injections

There are a few different areas where fat transfers are commonly used on the face. The upper cheeks are one of the areas that lose subcutaneous fat, causing hollows under the eyes and a sunken appearance to the face. A facial fat transfer can be used as a cheek enhancement to restore youthful contours to the face. The lips can also be enhanced with fat injections, creating plump, sexy lips that last.

Facial fat transfers are a safe and effective treatment to add lasting volume to the face to combat aging. If you are interested in learning more about facial fat injections, grafting or transfers, contact us at Maia Plastic Surgery in the Bethesda area. We can schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Maia to discuss our facial cosmetic treatments and surgeries for adding facial volume.

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Karen D.

Selecting a surgeon: After having two children and weight fluctuations over the years I was left with complete loss of volume in my breasts. I had four consultations with other surgeons but after comparing their photos to Dr Maia’s and meeting her in person, I knew she was my doctor. We talked about my lifestyle - being a mom and a professional, I didn’t want to be too big, but I’m curvy so I didn’t want to go too small for my frame either. She let me try on sizes and once I selected she agreed it was a good fit for my frame. Post op recovery: I was a smoker and had quit prior to surgery but she was very honest and adamant in telling me how important it was that I did not smoke. (I honestly needed the lecture and the transparency about what could happen if I did start smoking before surgery and post-op.) Because I was formerly a pretty heavy smoker, it did cause some issues after surgery with wound closing and she was SO diligent and on top of it seeing me once and week and squeezing me in for appointments between surgeries and patients. She prescribed different things to address the would closure issues before they really became a problem. Being able to have text message access to the office was great when I had questions and she even accommodated my schedule when I couldn’t be seen in person to send progress photos so that she could check on me. 3 months post op: I’m so happy with the results of my surgery and am so glad I waited to find the right doctor. She’s an artist! They look natural, fit my body shape and they haven’t even fully “dropped and fluffed” yet. Would highly recommend… comparing her patient photos to other surgeons will end your search. I feel so much better in my body thanks to Dr Maia.

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This is my second time at Dr. Maia’s office and I am so pleased with my experience here. The staff is so friendly and caring. Dr. Maia is the best Dr in the DMV area, she knows exactly what she is doing and you will be happy with the results! I am so glad I found her! I recommend anyone who’s looking for a very personable doctor to come and see her! Thank you Dr. Maia & staff!

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