Facial plast Surg 2004; 20(2): 145-147
DOI: 10.1055/s-2004-861755
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Facial Recontouring with Autogenous Fat

Todd Cook1 , Tanuj Nakra1 , Norman Shorr1 , 2 , Raymond S. Douglas1 , 2 , 3
  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
  • 2Shorr-Douglas FACE Institute, Beverly Hills, California
  • 3Department of Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Hospital, Los Angeles, California
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Publication Date:
11 January 2005 (online)


Facial fat deflation represents a significant component of facial aging. We discuss and detail preoperative patient selection, fat transfer technique, and potential pitfalls. Fat transfer can reliably improve facial fat deflation and improve facial appearance in the long-term.