Op. Dr. Burak Pasinlioglu

Clinic Address

Harbiye Mah. Mim Kemal Öke Cad. Erenler Apt. No:12 Daire: 1 Nişantaşı, Şişli - İstanbul

Phone Number

+90 212 706 9075

E-mail Address

[email protected]

Fat Injection

Fat Injection
Fat Injection


Fat Injection

Doctor Details

Op. Dr. Burak PASİNLİOĞLU graduated from Ankara Science High School in 2006 and Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 2013. In 2019, he completed his residency at Gazi University Plastic Surgery Clinic; He received the title of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon. In 2020, he received the European Plastic Surgery Recognition (EBOPRAS). Since 2021, he has been accepting patients in his private practice.

Fat Injection: Natural Volume in Aesthetics

Fat injection is a commonly used technique in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. This method involves taking fat tissue from the body and injecting it into the desired area. Fat injection aims to provide volume and fullness to the injected area. When performed safely and effectively, this procedure yields natural and long-lasting results.

Procedure of Fat Injection

  1. Consultation and Evaluation: Before the procedure, a consultation with a plastic surgeon is conducted. The surgeon listens to the patient's desires, reviews their medical history, and develops a suitable plan.

  2. Fat Harvesting: The procedure typically begins by harvesting fat from the patient's own body. This is usually done through liposuction from areas such as the abdomen, thighs, or buttocks.

  3. Fat Processing: The harvested fat is processed and purified in the laboratory. The fat is rendered pure and injectable.

  4. Injection: The prepared fat is injected into the desired areas through fine needles. The injection process is tailored to the patient's desires and the surgeon's recommendations.

  5. Recovery: After the procedure, patients may experience mild discomfort or swelling. However, these discomforts typically resolve quickly. The recovery process varies depending on the patient's overall health, the size of the treated area, and other factors.

Application Areas of Fat Injection

Fat injection can be used for various aesthetic and reconstructive purposes. The main application areas include:

  • Facial Filling: Fat injection is commonly used to reduce wrinkles, enhance cheeks, shape lips, and correct under-eye bags.

  • Breast Augmentation: Fat injection can be used to increase or reshape breast volume.

  • Buttock Augmentation: Injection of fat into the buttocks can provide a fuller and uplifted appearance.

  • Cheekbone and Jawline Contouring: Fat injection can enhance the definition of cheekbones or the jawline.

Risks and Complications

While fat injection procedures are generally safe, there are some risks and complications to consider. These may include:

  • Infection: There is a risk of infection after the procedure. However, this risk can be minimized by adhering to sterilization and hygiene measures.

  • Asymmetry: Fat injection may sometimes result in asymmetrical outcomes. Careful planning and execution are necessary to prevent this.

  • Temporary Side Effects: Temporary side effects such as swelling, bruising, or tenderness may occur after the procedure. These typically resolve quickly.

Conclusion and Recommendations

Fat injection is an effective option for those seeking natural and long-lasting results. However, it is important to consult with a doctor before the procedure and develop a suitable plan. Additionally, adherence to the recommended recovery process and regular follow-ups are essential.

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