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07/31/2019
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Why We Use Puregraft for Fat Grafting Procedures & Fat Transfer in St Louis

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When looking to receive a fat grafting procedure you will want only the best for yourself. Many cosmetic treatments can vary between the type of procedure you elect to have. For fat grafting procedures, we only use the best and stick with Puregraft. This recently developed fat grafting procedure is the safest and most reliable form of this type of treatment. Fat grafting is a great procedure to help enhance the breasts or buttocks but can often see fat tissue reabsorbed back into the body, resulting in less noticeable results.

07/11/2019
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Does Age Affect Fat Grafting Results?

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Fat grafting has become a key way to create curves in areas that are lacking, but does this augmentation last as long for the majority of the population using it? Ideally, taking fat from one area of the body and moving it to another area sounds like a win-win situation, and while early results are promising, new studies have been completed that show it may not last as long for older patients as it does for younger ones. Because we recognize the importance of staying current in all cosmetic procedures,

03/30/2018
Fat Transfer

Fat Transfer to Face vs. Facial Fillers

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  Not every facial treatment is the same, with each different procedure targeting a specific area and the treatments and recovery times differing as well. When choosing these varying treatments you should pick one that provides you with the most benefits that you are looking for. Two of most popular treatments currently available to improve the look of wrinkles are the fat transfer to face and facial filler procedures. Fat Transfer to Face Benefits Fat transfer surgeries such as the fat transfer to face treatment are an effective way to

07/26/2017
Fat Transfer

Top 5 Procedures & Tips to Get That Summer Body

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Here we are in the warm summer months and so many of us want that perfect summer body—whether we visit the beach, the pool, or just want to wear those easy, breezy summer clothes. And of course, this means we want to have the very best body that we can show off! Here’s some great fat removal procedures and tips that can help. Learn how fat removal could be the solution to your problems. Eat Well and Diet Diet and exercise are the first steps in getting that summer body.

04/28/2017
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Study: Facial Fat Transfer Produces High Satisfaction Rates

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A recent study published in the professional publication Plastic Reconstructive Surgery showed that a fat grafting (fat transfer) technique known as compartmentally-based fat grafting restored facial volume and also had a high level of patient satisfaction. Study researchers developed a grafting procedure that used the physiologic distribution of the facial fat. Additionally, it changed the volume in certain facial compartments. The study entailed studying a total of 78 women who were treated for cheek atrophy using the procedure. During the study, clinicians separated the different areas of the cheek fat

02/24/2016
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The Brazilian Butt Lift Infographic

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Want that Kim Kardashian Butt? The Brazilian Butt Lift surgery may be what you need! Read on for more information on this butt augmentation, or click here to see what the Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery can do for you! Contact us today for your consultation. What is Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery? Brazilian butt Lift Basics, also known as Buttock Augmentation or Gluteoplasty Fat is transferred from other parts of the body to the buttocks, to help create fuller curves and improve shape. The popularity of this procedure has been increasing over

08/21/2015
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New Study Shows Lip Enhancements Effective and Safe

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According to a new study, lip enhancements using hyaluronic acid-based gel are well tolerated and result in high satisfaction rates for long-lasting, natural-appearing lips. Ulf Samuelson, MD, PhD and his colleagues from Stockholm, Sweden studied the safety and effectiveness of injections containing hyaluronic acid-based gels, which also contained lidocaine. These products included Q-Med AB and Restylane Lip Volume. The study, which was an open label, multicenter, base lined-controlled study, included 30 patients between the ages of 18 to 60 years of age. The participants underwent the lip procedure, with retreatments

08/3/2015
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Recent Study Indicates That ‘Fat Grafting’ is Widely Used During Facelift Surgery

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A recent study indicates that most plastic surgeons in the United States are using the fat grafting procedure to enhance the overall effects of facelifts. During the research, a random sample of the American Society of Plastic Surgeon members were surveyed about their use of fat grafting during facelifts. More than 300 surgeons responded to the survey. Researchers found that approximately 85 percent of the surgeons report using fat grafting. Additionally, more than 75 percent of the respondents indicated that they started performing fat grafting to the face within the

07/3/2015
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New Research and Study IDs Best Fat Harvesting Technique

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Recently, researchers at Houston’s M.D. Anderson Cancer Center report that they identified the most effective technique for harvesting adipose tissue to use in autologous fat-grafting procedures. As you may know, fat harvesting or fat grafting involves harvesting cells from one part of the body, and then injecting them into another area. This study outlined a comparison of several different fat transfer procedures. During the study fat tissue was harvested through different techniques including liposuction, surgical excision, and Coleman’s technique. The samples were analyzed to determine the yield of total stromal

06/12/2015
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Fat Transfers for Joint Damage Relief

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Joints suffering from damage and inflammation may have found some extra relief in modern fat-derived stem cell therapy which, in recent years, has become an available medical option for patients in pain. Often harvested from the patients’ stomach, the fatty stem cells can be transferred to areas of the body that have been severely damaged or worn out joints. By treating joints inflicted with tendon disease with harvested stem cells, damaged cells are replaced and regrowth or healthy tissue surrounding the joint is stimulated. These treatments may help delay the