Video: Belly Fat Transfer Gives This Woman More Youthful Cheeks

  Seattle Fat Transfer Hi, it’s Dr. Salemy, we’re in our office here in Seattle. We’re going to do a fun procedure today called a fat transfer to the mid face.   Youthful Cheek Volume Restored with Woman’s Own Belly Fat This is a woman who is overall happy with her appearance but has lost a…

Fat Grafting vs. Liposuction

Clothing that decrease the appearance of an unshapely body is growing in popularity. Stores carry everything from Spanx to tunics, to slimming leggings all with the hope to help contour the body to a specific look. Another option increasing in popularity is body contouring surgeries such as fat grafting and liposuction to obtain desired aesthetic…

Facelifts and Fat Grafts: A Combination that Works for Cosmetic Surgery Patients

  For many patients, a facelift can reduce the visible signs of aging to restore a youthful appearance. When combined with fat grafting techniques, facelifts can create a natural and beautiful new look for patients who want to look and feel their best. Seattle based plastic surgeon, Dr. Shahram Salemy gave us some background on…

Top Facial Plastic Surgery Trends for 2015

What trends will shape facial plastic surgery in 2015? According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the number of cosmetic procedures will continue to increase in 2015 thanks to a strengthening economy, growing consumer awareness and an increasing acceptance of the safety of today’s cosmetic treatments. When it comes to…

Should Fat Be Transferred from Stomach to Breasts?

Traditionally, breast augmentation surgery involved the insertion of implants to create a fuller, rounder, breast profile. For women who wished to avoid using implants, fat transfer breast augmentation surgery, a procedure that involves removing fat from the stomach (or other) area and strategically injecting it into the breasts, has become a more popular option.  But…

Buttock Augmentation via Implants or Fat Transfer?

A Buttock Augmentation is an increasingly popular plastic surgery procedure employed by women worldwide to enhance and uplift their gluteal profile. Buttock augmentation or Buttock Implant is possible through the use of implants or fat transfer. Also known as the Brazilian Butt lift, this cosmetic procedure provides individuals with the shape, fullness, and lift that…

“I feel happier about myself, both physically and mentally, than I have ever before in my life…”

“I feel happier about myself, both physically and mentally, than I have ever before in my life…” This Thank You card came from a recent otherwise healthy patient in her early 30’s who wanted more confidence in her physical appearance, specifically in the appearance of her abdomen and breasts.  After consulting with Board-Certified plastic surgeon…

New Trend in Breast Augmentation: Fat Grafting

Rather than getting breast implants to increase breast size, some patients now prefer alternative breast augmentation methods, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).  Fat grafting is one such method and while often used for cosmetic facial procedures, butt augmentation, and breast reconstruction, it has rapidly become commonplace for breast augmentation as…

Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation: Why using your own fat to enhance your breast is becoming a great option for selected patients

  While breast augmentation with saline or silicone implants is still by far the most popular option for breast enhancement worldwide, there is a growing interest in breast augmentation using a patient’s own fat, a procedure known as fat transfer breast augmentation.  Only recently has this procedure become more widely accepted, and with advances in…