Fat Grafting benefits range from delicately volumizing an aging face to creating dramatic body-changing results with a Brazilian Butt Lift (gluteal augmentation). Dr. Johnson Lee often uses fat grafting to restore a patient’s breasts after breast cancer surgery or revitalize areas of heaving scarring in trauma patients. Although injectable fillers create instant non-surgical results, fat grafting can produce permanent results. Fat grafting is composed of two parts. Liposuction is first performed to retrieve sufficient fat which is then transferred secondarily into treatment areas during the same surgery. Dr. Lee will carefully examine you to determine which areas are best targeted for optimal results.

Incisions for the cannulas are only a few millimeters long and hidden in natural creases, such as the belly button, or under areas of clothing where they cannot be seen. If you have had prior surgery, the incision can be placed in previous incision sites.

Anesthesia is sedation or general and patients can go home the same day.

Recovery is variable but most patients can expect routine activity by 2 weeks and full strenous activity by 4 weeks.

Results are immediate, however it may take several months before the amount of remaining fat becomes permanent. Gaining future weight will have less effect on areas where fat was removed. Areas with grafted fat will behave as if the fat were in their original locations.

Arm Lift

Body Lift

Butt Lift

Fat Grafting



Mommy Makeover

Thigh Lift

Tummy Tuck

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