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Fat Grafting Plastic Surgery Palm Beach

Fat Transfer Facelift

Restore the Youthful Shape of Your Face

As we mature, we tend to lose volume, especially in the area of the face.  Gravity also plays a significant role—it is a wonder we don’t sag more!

Fat grafting, or fat injections, has become an integral tool in the plastic surgeon’s armament of cosmetic procedures, either as an adjunct to facelift surgery, or as a procedure performed on its own. Fat Grafting Plastic Surgery Palm Beach also has a role in improving aesthetic contour irregularities where the absence of tissue needs to be filled. Therefore, depressed scars may indeed benefit from fillers like fat.

I will very often perform fat grafting in conjunction with a facelift.  There are areas of the face which a facelift generally does not address, such as the sides of the lips, the area between the lower lip and the chin, and in the nasolabial fold area (wrinkles which run from the corners of the nose to the corners of the mouth).  Blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, will correct the lines and/or depressions above the upper eyelids and beneath the lower eyelids.  Often, these tear trough areas need volume replacement and autologous fat grafting is performed in these areas.

Areas of contour, or lack of contour, are also best addressed with fat transfers. For example, if the cheekbone areas seem a bit weak they can be gently strengthened with fat to give that beautiful, youthful and cherubic look. Using a syringe and special cannulae or needles, the fat is removed from an area where one has excess fat, such as the thighs, abdomen or buttocks. The fat is then “spun down”, decanted, and delivered into the areas previously decided upon by the patient and myself.

Fat grafting can improve the creased and sunken areas of the face and add fullness to the lips, cheeks and hands.  Fat grafting also plays a role in scar correction and even in breast reconstruction. Buttock and breast enlargement can be performed with fat transfers. Full face fat grafting, when the patient is a candidate, can produce benefits similar to a facelift and can be performed under local anesthesia, or with/without oral sedation.

Potential risks of fat grafting are minimal, and I have never had a postop infection related to fat grafting. One of the many benefits of fat grafting over other fillers is that fat generally lasts much longer than other fillers. I have seen it last more than 5 to 6 years in my patients, whereas other fillers like Juvederm and Restylane will not generally last more than 6 to 12 months.

Fifteen and twenty years ago, mostly women underwent cosmetic plastic surgery. I have seen a great increase in the number of men undergoing all plastic procedures, with a surprisingly equal number of men and women desiring fat grafting. Fat grafting is very attractive to some because of the very short downtime and fast recovery time. Men tend to be less patient healers and enjoy the fact that fat grafting has a much shorter recuperation time.

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Dr. Berman is plastic surgeon and ENT, double-board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery. He provides state-of-the-art digital computer imaging at his practice in Boca Raton, Florida to demonstrate to patients what they can realistically expect from treatment. His surgical center is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities since 1995.

Dr. Berman has patients in South Florida, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami. Call today to schedule a consultation or with any questions. We’d be happy to hear from you.



You all are extremely special to me and my husband. You all made my dreams come true.I found myself sitting alone in the dark one night after the surgery with tears of joy in my heart. You and Kris did everything possible for me to get the surgeries done that I needed for my own peace of mind. That makes me forever grateful. I can’t find enough words to say how happy I feel. You and the rest of your staff care for the client more than any doctor I have ever been to. You made me feel like I was number one. You and your staff are top notch in my eyes and it is with the highest honor to recommend you straight from my heart to all my friends and anyone that I see that needs your kind of help. Thank you all again for everything you have done for me. Thanks again from the bottom of my heart,


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It has been over a year now since my surgery and I would like to thank you.  My life has changed incredibly and you all are the reason why!  All throughout my experience with my procedure you and your staff have been wonderful.  I felt extremely comfortable right from the moment I walked into the office.  If any future patients need someone that has had the pleasure of being one of your patients please call me.  Thank you again, my life will never be the same thanks to all of you.



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Plastic surgery under your care has been made to be a pleasant stressless experience. You and your staff have done the very best.

To put my mind at ease your bedside manner is superb and most gentle ways are greatly appreciated. I would recommend anyone to do any kind of plastic surgery starring you as their surgeon.

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