Nanofat | Nanograft
Nanofat grafting is a minimally invasive procedure that counteracts the signs of ageing by regenerating the skin. To do this, a specialist will use liquified and filtered fat, which is rich in stem cells, from the patient’s own body.
Using your own fat
Nanofat surgery is a cosmetic procedure that involves the use of nanofat, a type of fat that has been emulsified and broken down into very small particles, to rejuvenate the skin and improve its texture and appearance. The procedure is also sometimes referred to as microfat grafting or nanofat grafting.
Your consultation for plastic surgery with Mr Ferrando is an important step in the process of considering and undergoing cosmetic or reconstructive procedures.
This initial meeting allows the patient and surgeon to discuss goals, expectations, and potential outcomes, as well as evaluate the patient’s eligibility for the desired procedure. It will be an opportunity to ask questions or clarify any concerns that you may have. You will look at the “before and after” images of previous patients and get further information you need to make a decision.
Mr Ferrando will review your medical history and conduct a physical exam. He will then discuss all options suitable for you and explain each stage of the procedure or treatment. The exact procedure depends on the anatomy of the patient.
Our team believes that a well-informed, comfortable patient is one of the most important elements of the process. Whether you move forward with surgery or simply learn more, Dr Ferrando is looking forward to meeting you!
Nanofat grafting involves the removal of fat from the hips or abdomen by using a micro-cannula (an injection device). The adipose tissue (fat full of stored energy) that has been removed will be centrifuged and purified to become filtered. Once the fat is filtered and in its desired state for the treatment, it can be injected into the area.
Anaesthesia and length of the procedure
It is performed under local anaesthesia and does not require hospitalisation. Unlike traditional fillers, the Nanofat technique provides stable and long-lasting results thanks to the autologous tissue (tissue from the patient’s own body). As the fat filler is not a foreign body, it does not cause allergic reactions or pose a risk of rejection.
After an injection of nano fat, you should avoid direct exposure to sunlight for at least one month.
Risks and Side Effects
All surgeries carry certain risks and even though they are rare you should be aware of them before making your decision. Mr Ferrando will talk you through any possible risks and side effects at his consultations as they will vary depending on the patient’s anatomy, age, condition and lifestyle.
During his procedures and treatments, he does everything possible to minimise the risk of complications by practicing a meticulously detailed approach and applying his world-class training background.
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This initial contact allows the patient and surgeon to discuss goals, expectations, and potential outcomes, as well as evaluate the patient’s eligibility for the desired procedure.
It will be an opportunity to ask questions or clarify any concerns that you may have and get further information you need to make a decision.