Facial fat transfer in Egypt


What is facial fat transfer ?

Facial fat transfer or facial fat grafting performed in Egypt has become a popular intervention as it allows to reverse the effects of aging by transferring fat from the different areas of the body that have excess fat like the thighs, the buttocks or the belly through liposuction to reinject it into the face in order to rejuvenate it by adding volume to aging areas.
This intervention restores volume to the face for a more youthful appearance.

How much does a facial fat transfer cost in Egypt ?

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Who is suitable for this intervention ?

Facial fat grafting is for patients who :

  • are in good health (pshycologically and physically).
  • have the required weight with excess fat in some areas of the silhouette.
  • want to restore volume to their face by eliminating the effects of age (fine lines and wrinkles).
  • have positive and realistic expectations.
  • want to have a more youthful aspect of their face.

Before facial fat grafting

You will have to discuss with your surgeon during the consultation to explain him your expectations and your desires, he will examine you by making an assessment of the volume of the required fat in donor sites like the buttocks, the thighs, the belly…and will determine whether you are a suitable candidate for facial fat transfer or not.
Moreover, he will ask you about your medical history (previous surgeries, medications, allergies, if you suffer from any disease…), then he will ask you to do a complete medical check up before the surgery.
You will also have to stop smoking six weeks before the procedure and avoid taking aspirin.

How is this procedure performed ?

Facial fat transfer surgery is realized under general anaesthesia.
During the operation, the surgeon will extract the excess fat from the areas of the body where excess fat can be extracted (the abdomen, the thighs, the buttocks…) through liposuction, then, it is processed by filtration and centrifuge spinning to be put into small syringes to be injected into the face.
The length of hospitalization is of two nights.
This operation allows to sculpt the body by eliminating the excess fat from its differents areas and at the same time improving the appearance of the face by eliminating the effects of aging.


After facial fat transfer in Egypt, the surgeon will prescribe you painkillers to alleviate the pain.
Bruising and swelling are normal after the intervention, they will fade with time.
It is also normal to feel numbness.
You should avoid strenuous activities like box, volleyball, football until your face has totally recovered and you will be able to resume work after a couple of days.
Following the advice of your surgeon is imperative.


The final results of facial fat grafting realized in Egypt are seen after a few weeks and after the disappearance of bruising and swelling, the patient will be satisfied with the appearance of his face and his silhouette that has become sculpted.

What are the benefits of facial fat transfer surgery ?

Facial fat grafting surgery performed in Egypt has several benefits :

  • Natural looking results
  • Young appearance and sculpted silhouette
  • The use of your own fat cells, so there is no risks of rejection as the transferred fat is biocompatible, non-allergenic and non-toxic
  • The improvement of skin quality, facial volume and silhouette appearance at the same time
  • It allows the patient to regain self confidence by feeling young and in harmony with himself
  • Minimal pain

What effects can smoking and alcohol have on the facial fat transfer results ?

It is known that lifestyle factors (smoking, alcohol, overweight, obesity…) increase the risks of complications during and after surgery that is why, it is important to stop smoking six weeks before the intervention and reduce the alcohol intake.

What are the advantages of using fat for volume filling ?

Surgeons use the therapeutic and rejuvenating effects of fat transfer to heal wounds and scars and repair damage to breast tissue in addition to the fact that this autologous resource is easily accepted in the treated area while providing rejuvenating advantages.

What activities should be avoided after a facial fat transfer ?

After undergoing a facial fat transfer procedure, it is essential to follow your surgeon's post-operative instructions carefully to ensure optimal results and minimize the risk of complications. :

  1. Strenuous exercise : Avoid vigorous physical activities, such as heavy lifting, running, or intense workouts, for at least several weeks after the procedure. Strenuous exercise can increase blood flow and pressure in the facial area, potentially leading to swelling and disrupting the fat grafts' integration.
  2. Direct sun exposure : Protect your face from direct sunlight and UV radiation, especially in the first few weeks following surgery. Sun exposure can increase the risk of hyperpigmentation, scarring, and damage to the delicate skin and fat grafts.
  3. Smoking and alcohol : Smoking and alcohol consumption can impair blood circulation and hinder the healing process. It is advisable to avoid smoking and limit alcohol intake during the recovery period to promote optimal healing and reduce the risk of complications.
  4. Sleeping position : Depending on your surgeon's recommendation, you may need to avoid sleeping on your face or putting pressure on the treated areas while sleeping. Using extra pillows to elevate your head slightly can help reduce swelling and discomfort.
  5. Facial manipulation : Refrain from touching, rubbing, or massaging the treated areas for the first few weeks after surgery. Excessive manipulation can disrupt the fat grafts' placement and increase the risk of complications.
  6. Ignoring signs of infection or complications : Keep an eye out for any signs of infection, such as increased redness, swelling, warmth, or drainage from the incision sites. If you experience severe pain, fever, or other unusual symptoms, contact your surgeon immediately.
  7. Avoiding facial treatments : Refrain from undergoing facial treatments, such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion, or laser therapy, until your surgeon gives you the green light. These treatments can irritate the skin and interfere with the healing process.

Always consult your surgeon for specific guidelines tailored to your individual case and follow his recommendations closely for a smooth and successful recovery after facial fat transfer surgery.

At what age can one opt for facial fat grafting ?

The appropriate age for opting for this intervention can vary depending on individual factors such as facial anatomy, aesthetic goals, and overall health. While there is no specific age limit for facial fat transfer, it is typically recommended for adults who have reached physical maturity and have concerns related to facial volume loss, wrinkles, or asymmetry.

In general, this operation may be considered for individuals in their late 20s or older who are bothered by signs of aging or wish to enhance their facial appearance. However, the decision to undergo facial fat grafting should be based on a thorough evaluation by a qualified plastic surgeon.

Factors to consider when determining the appropriate age for facial fat grafting include :

  1. Facial anatomy : The ideal age for facial fat grafting can vary based on an individual's facial anatomy and natural aging process. Some individuals may experience volume loss and facial hollowing earlier in life, while others may retain youthful facial contours for longer.
  2. Aesthetic concerns : Facial fat grafting is often recommended for individuals who have concerns related to facial volume loss, wrinkles, or asymmetry. Patients should have realistic expectations about the outcomes of the procedure and understand that facial fat transfer can provide subtle enhancements rather than dramatic transformations.
  3. Overall health : Candidates for this intervention should be in good overall health and free from underlying medical conditions that could increase surgical risks or compromise healing. The surgeon will evaluate the patient's medical history and assess his/her suitability for the procedure.
  4. Stable weight : Patients considering facial fat transfer should have a stable body weight, as fluctuations in weight can affect the volume and distribution of transferred fat over time. Significant weight loss or gain after fat grafting can alter the results and may require additional procedures.
  5. Psychological readiness : Facial fat grafting is a cosmetic procedure that can have a significant impact on a person's appearance and self-esteem. Candidates should be emotionally prepared for the procedure and have realistic expectations about the recovery process and potential outcomes.

Ultimately, the decision to undergo facial fat transfer should be made in consultation with a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon or facial plastic surgeon who can assess the individual's specific concerns, goals, and suitability for the procedure. The surgeon will provide personalized recommendations based on the patient's unique anatomy, lifestyle, and aesthetic preferences.