Now accepting Telehealth appointments.Schedule a virtual visit

Why choose fat transfers for hand rejuvenation?

When Santa Monica, CA men and women think of the signs of aging, they first think about the fine lines and wrinkles that develop on the face. Crow’s feet, forehead folds, and laugh lines are often the most common signs of aging. However, did you know that your hands can also show your age? As we age, the hands begin to lose their natural volume, making them look aged when compared to other areas of the body. To address this, many patients consider the benefits of using fat transfers for aging hands.


What is a fat transfer?

First, patients should understand what fat transfers are and how they work. Fat transfers remove fat from a specific area of a patient’s body, then processes it and injects it elsewhere to add volume where needed. This procedure may also be referred to as autologous fat transplantation or microlipoinjections. Through a liposuction procedure, fat cells are removed from the chosen donor area. This may be anywhere on the body, but is typically around the midsection, such as the abdomen, thighs, or buttocks. Then, the fat is cleansed and process before being injected into the hand to add necessary volume that has naturally been lost over time.


Why choose fat transfers for treating aging hands?

There are a few different reasons why men and women choose to treat their aging hands with fat transfers. Fat transfers:


Take charge of your aging appearance with today’s fat transfers

At Dermatology Institute and Skin Cancer Center, Santa Monica, CA area patients can address a number of aesthetic and medical skin and body concerns. Dr. Paul Yamauchi and associates are here to provide a selection of services that can be customized to fit your needs. Call the office at (310) 829-4104 and visit our facility at 2001 Santa Monica Boulevard in Suite #1160W.

You Might Also Enjoy...

Yes, You Should Get Regular Facials

You only have one skin, so you want to take care of it. An essential part of skincare is getting facials regularly. The investment you make in facials saves you distress and dollars over time. Read on to learn more.

How to Help Your Child With Psoriasis

If your child has psoriasis, they may be itchy, uncomfortable, or embarrassed by their skin. Psoriasis can’t be cured, but it can be managed. Learn what you can do to help your child control their psoriasis throughout their life.

Here's How You Can Beat Hormonal Acne

If you’re well past your teen years, but you’re still breaking out, an imbalance in your hormones may be the culprit. Women who develop acne along their jawlines, in particular, probably have hormonal acne. Here’s what to do.

Laser Treatment for Leg Veins: What You Need to Know

If you have spider or varicose veins in your legs, you might be wondering if you should do anything about them. Over time, broken blood vessels can cause itching, discomfort, and ulceration. Fortunately, lasers can close the veins, so they disappear.

5 Reasons to Consider Body Sculpting

You changed your diet and amped up your exercise routine. After shedding pound after pound, you look and feel great! But you still have a few areas with fatty bulges that you can’t seem to lose. Maybe it’s time for body sculpting.