Going big with VASER March 21, 2017 By Lisette Hilton One surgeon offers a step-by-step guide to large-volume fat transfer with an ultrasonic cannula. Fat grafting without centrifugation February 14, 2017 By Lisette Hilton New single-unit harvesting and processing system demonstrates faster operating time for large-volume fat transfer. Which fat harvesting technique do you use? May 17, 2016 Who does what when it comes to fat harvesting techniques? Six surgeons share their approaches. Fat grafting and the facelift April 05, 2016 By Randy Dotinga Experts agree: fat grafting has revolutionized the art of SMAS flap procedures, which in turn revolutionized facelifts themselves. Fat grafting: Risk assessment for breast reconstruction March 15, 2016 By Bill Gillette Is it safe to perform fat grafting after mastectomy for breast reconstruction? Secrets to successful fat transfer October 29, 2015 By Lisette Hilton Dr. Steven Dayan shares tips to emulate his simple, successful approach to fat transfer with no complications. Dr. Jacono's blepharoplasty algorithm July 13, 2015 By Lisette Hilton When it comes to surgery, Dr. Jacono uses a specific algorithm to decide which blepharoplasty approach is best for each aging eye patient. Study IDs best fat harvesting technique June 02, 2015 By Bill Gillette Which adipose tissue harvesting technique yields the most stromal vascular fraction and adipose-derived stem cells? Researchers report. Researchers refine definition of fat necrosis December 09, 2014 By Bill Gillette Despite that fact that fat necrosis is an increasingly common complication of free tissue transfer and fat grafting, there has been no clear consensus on how to define and classify it in the plastic surgery literature. 'Fat is unpredictable, overrated, has significant complications, can grow and even distort the face' June 19, 2014 By Eliza Cabana Fat is a valuable tool in the plastic surgeon’s armamentarium. However, use it cautiously, says Val Lambros, M.D., Newport Beach, Calif. Take the time to build experience and get comfortable with fat behavior and the various complications that potentially come with this natural filler.