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Body Fat Transfers (Fat Grafting) in Mexico

Fat transfer or fat grafting, is a minimally invasive treatment for enlargement of body parts. Fat transfer in Mexico is a surgical procedure where liposuction is used to extract fact, usually from the abdomen or lower back, and is used at a later procedure to inject into an area to be enlarged, typically the gluteal area. 

It is important to know that using your own fat cells there is no risk of rejection from the body when it is transferred to another area. Not all of the fat that is injected integrates into your body, which means you may lose volume during the injection process.

If you want to increase the volume of some facial areas such as cheeks, nasolabial folds, or areas in the body such as the buttocks, then you are a good candidate for fat transfer surgery in Mexico.

Reveerts Approach to Fat Transfer Mexico

During your fat transfer surgery consultation in Mexico, we will evaluate your overall health and assess your size, the deposits of fat you have, and will explain in which areas the fat will be transferred from and to. 

You will undergo medical examinations related to your fat transfer surgery in Mexico to determine your health status. The pre-body fat transfer examinations will include lab work and a preoperative cardiac evaluation.

Your Reveert plastic surgeon will take some pre-surgery shots to best evaluate the areas of concern and will further advise on the procedures that will be done in fat transfer surgery, details about fat transfer surgery in Mexico, including incisions and their location, risks of body contouring surgery, pre-operative and post-operative care in Mexico, as well as recovery time. 

Preparing Fat Transfer Mexico

One Month before Fat Transfer Mexico
Stop taking medicines such as Aspirin and Vitamin E
If applicable, stop smoking completely

One Week before Fat Transfer Mexico
Attend pre surgical consultation, including taking of photographs
Complete blood tests and cardiac evaluation
Receive post-operative indications

One Day before Fat Transfer Mexico
Do not ingest any food or drink after the time advised by your surgeon
Pack a bag with comfortable shoes and clothing, specifically clothing that zips or buttons

Morning of Fat Transfer Mexico
Shower or bathe normally
Do not use gel or any other product on the hair
Do not use makeup, facial creams or body lotions

Fat Transfer Surgery Mexico Aftercare

You will be given all medical garments and medicine which will include pain medication, anti-inflammatories and antibiotics.

It is important to have someone with you the first 24 to 48 hours after your fat transfer surgery in Mexico, as you may feel weak or sleepy and may require help getting out of bed, a light diet is best for one day after surgery.

Most patients experience muscle discomfort about 7 to 10 days after fat transfer surgery in Mexico, so it is very important to take your medication on schedule.

Risks and Side Effects of Fat Transfer Mexico

Complications of fat transfer surgery in Mexico can be infection, partial damage to a nerve or fat embolism, which are very rare.

All of the above will be discussed in detail during your fat transfer surgery consultation session at Reveert.

Fat Transfer Mexico FAQs

How long does Fat Transfer surgery in Mexico take?

The actual surgery time of fat transfer in Mexico is between 1 to 2 hours. But we have to take into account the time needed for all preparations prior to your fat transfer surgery in Mexico, which may add one hour, as well as 1 to 2 hours in the recovery room before you are transferred to your private room.

What type of anesthesia is used during Fat Transfer surgery in Mexico?

Our plastic surgeons in Mexico use a light sedation with local anesthesia in fat transfer surgery.

How Long Does it Take to Recover from My Fat Transfer Surgery in Mexico?

Recovering for fat transfer surgery in Mexico is rapid. The first few hours after your fat transfer surgery in Mexico, you may feel a little pressure or burning.

The first few days of fat transfer surgery in Mexico, you will notice inflammation and possible bruising, which will take about 1 week to reduce. After your fat transfer surgery in Mexico, your Reveert plastic surgeon will schedule follow-up appointments to monitor progress.

You will see a noticeable difference in the shape of your body right after your fat transfer surgery in Mexico, however, the majority of the improvement will be evident after three weeks from your fat transfer surgery in Mexico, when most of the swelling has subsided.

After three months from your fat transfer in Mexico, you will see the final result.

Will the incisions of Fat Transfer Mexico be visible?

The incisions used in fat transfer surgery in Mexico are very small and are located in places that are not readily visible.

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