Also called “fat grafting” or “fat injections” this surgery is increasing in popularity. Many times where fillers or traditional augmentation would be utilized, fat can actually be utilized instead. If you were considering a filler for your facial creases AND also had regions on your body with undesirable fat, liposuction techniques can be utilized to remove and transfer that fat. In addition to removing unwanted fat you also would not have to endure maintenance treatments due to absorption like with filler products. Body part augmentation, traditionally achieved using implants, can also be achieved using fat transfer. Essentially, unwanted fat (often from the abdomen or leg areas) is removed and transferred to a more desirable area of the body. This is commonly done in breast or buttock augmentation. Because of the permanent and natural result of fat transfer, it has increased in popularity over the years. It does take longer than standard implants or fillers, but it basically kills two birds with one stone. Removal of unwanted fat and increased breast size.