Category Archives: Fat Transfer

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Can You Tighten a Saggy Face? 4 Skin Tightening Options

If you’ve googled “can you tighten a saggy face,” you’ve likely seen an assortment of home remedies such as skin-firming creams and advice ranging from massaging the area to applying mashed banana paste. Even though a daily skincare routine is important for maintaining healthy and youthful-looking skin, tightening saggy skin often requires nonsurgical or surgical …

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How Long Does Facial Fat Grafting Swelling Last?

Using a patient’s own fat as a natural facial filler—a technique I’ve used for many years—has become increasingly popular in the last decade. Fat transfer, also called fat grafting, is effective as a standalone minimally invasive procedure or as part of facelift surgery. Many patients who aren’t familiar with fat transfer often want to know …

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Facial Fat Grafting Treatment Areas

Plastic surgeons have been using a patient's own fat for aesthetic purposes—a technique called fat grafting or fat transfer—for decades. I use facial fat grafting to enhance my Nashville patients' facelift results and as a natural alternative to facial fillers. How Does Fat Grafting Work on the Face? Fat is an excellent filler to treat …

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Fat Transfer and Facelift: How You Can Benefit From Both

Even though fat transfer on its own can be an effective treatment for appropriate patients, most facial plastic surgeons now recognize the benefit of combining fat grafting with facelift surgery to improve volume. In fact, I often combine the fat grafting technique with facelift surgery in Nashville, TN, as part of my signature Reflection Lift. As …

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3 Reasons Facelifts Remain Popular

If you Google “top aesthetic trends” you’ll see lists that include BOTOX®, laser skin treatments, lip fillers, and a few other nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments. But there’s another procedure tucked in those lists that might be a bit surprising—facelift surgery. That’s certainly true in the Nashville, TN, area, as people realize that the time-tested procedure …

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What Is Fat Transfer for the Face?

Many people concerned about losing the facial volume that creates a more youthful appearance often turn to dermal fillers as a nonsurgical solution. Patients, however, are often surprised that their own fat can be used as a natural filler to restore volume to sunken cheeks, create plumper lips, or smooth out facial wrinkles. Fat grafting …

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Microneedling, is it Right For Me?

  Perhaps you have heard of microneedling and would like to learn more about this non-surgical facial procedure. The staff at Youthful Reflections and Dr. Michael Boggess would like to answer the questions we most often receive about what is involved in this treatment. Microneedling has been used to treat acne scars and hair loss …

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CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing

You may be asking about the benefits of Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing. Youthful Reflections wants to give you some information on this procedure and how it might help you. Why Might This Be Right for You? If you have any of the following, you might consider the benefits of CO2 Laser Resurfacing: Aging changes …

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Fillers: Am I the Right Candidate for Facial Fillers & Injectables?

You may have considered having fillers or injectables applied to the face.  After all, wrinkles on the face can take their toll, and fillers and injectables are a nice way to address skin changes resulting from exposure to sun and years of movements of facial expression, such as smiling, squinting and chewing.  You may want …

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Facial Peel Benefits: The ZO 3-Step Peel

If you are thinking of having a facial peel done but do not know much about this facial treatment, Youthful Reflections wants you to have more information. You may be asking how many treatments are involved as well as how you will look?  Just what are the benefits of this type of treatment and how …

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Worth Waiting For

We understand you want your facial plastic surgery right away, but this is an instance where patience pays off. Our surgeries are often booked out a few months because Dr. Boggess:

  • Is highly accomplished, and his services are in demand.

  • Takes his time to ensure outstanding safety, care, and results.

  • Offers personalized techniques that aren’t available elsewhere.

We are worth the wait.

Learn more about why the best facial plastic surgeons are worth the wait, and how you can make the most of that time in this blog post.

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