Fat Grafting for Facial Rejuvenation: My Preferred Approach

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The author provides his preferred approach to fat grafting for facial rejuvenation. The preferred donor sites include low abdomen and inner thigh. Fat grafts should be harvested with low negative pressure to ensure the integrity and viability of adipocytes. Fat grafts can be processed with proper centrifugation that can reliably produce purified fat with concentrated growth factors and adipose-derived stem cells, all of which are beneficial to improve graft survival. The approach described in this article is supported by the most scientific studies and thus may provide a more predictable long-lasting result if performed properly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-29
Number of pages11
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2020


  • Coleman technique
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Fat grafting
  • Fat transplantation
  • Lipotransfer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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