At Nuance Cosmetic Surgery, we offer fat injections to restore facial fullness and smoothen out those annoying wrinkles and lines. After undergoing this treatment, only a portion of the transferred fat survives in the targeted areas. So, here are some of the things you can do to maximize fat survival after your treatment.
Follow All Post-Op Instructions
Our plastic surgeon and team will recommend you do certain things and follow certain rules after your fat injections. This will help to support your healing process by maximizing the survival of fat cells and ensuring the smooth flow of lymph fluids.
Practice Proper Nutrition
You need to eat a well-balanced diet to provide those new fat cells with the necessary nutrients they need to survive. Make sure there are enough healthy proteins and fats in your food. Some of the healthy fats you can add in your diet include coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, walnuts, almonds, grass-fed butter, and avocados.
Your newly transferred fats need to re-establish a blood supply and nutrients to survive. Smoking cigarettes affects the flow of nutrients and oxygen through the bloodstream. Smoking may also affect the quality of blood flowing to those newly transferred fat cells, further hindering your recovery process.
Exercise After Your Treatment
Carrying out regular exercises a few weeks after your fat injections promotes the smooth flow of fluids and blood throughout the body. It also promotes sweating, which helps clear out toxins from the treatment area. However, you should avoid strenuous activity for a set amount of time after your treatment to avoid burning off transferred fat.
Keeping your body hydrated after your fat injections can also maximize fat survival and speed up your recovery process. So, make sure you drink enough water to help move nutrients throughout the body and clear away waste from the body. Besides drinking enough water, you will also need to ensure there are enough salts and minerals in your diet.
Maintain a Stable Weight
Weight fluctuations after your treatment may negatively affect the optimal results of your fat injections. For instance, gaining weight causes transferred fat to accumulate in the targeted areas. Weight loss, on the other hand, can reduce the amount of fat if you have undergone a facial fat transfer.
Schedule Your Fat Injections Consultation
If you’re interested in fat injections, make sure to speak with the experts at Nuance Cosmetic Surgery. We are located in Folsom, CA and also serve clients throughout Sacramento, CA and the surrounding areas. Contact us today to book a consultation for fat injections!