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Gerald Imber, M.D.


Fat Transfer

Based in New York City

Autologous fat transfer is the medical term for fat grafting. The procedure utilizes your own fat as filler. This minimally invasive procedure fills in lines and folds, builds up cheekbones and chin, and eliminates facial depressions. A small amount of fat is harvested by needle from the belly, love handles, or thighs, treated to remove oils, and immediately injected into areas that need filling or augmentation. Usually performed under mild sedation, the procedure takes less than an hour, and recovery is overnight. There is no significant down time.

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Fat transfer is a great operation!
Evidence of my enthusiasm for fat transfer is the fact that I’ve performed it more than ten thousand times. Fat Transfer is excellent for treating facial nasolabial folds, augmenting the cheeks and jawline, and filling depressions. In my view it is the best filler, bar none. It is natural, you can’t be allergic to your own fat, and depending on the location, a large percentage of the transplanted fat survives permanently. It is a great procedure with negligible down time, or complications.

Gerald Imber, MD

The objective is to inject fat in a manner that allows it to develop its own blood supply and be retained for permanent correction of defects. As a rule, a third to half of injected fat becomes a permanent graft.

Your Fat Transfer will be performed in Dr. Imber‘s Surgery center located in NYC.

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  • American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities

I am so happy with the treatments I have been receiving at the Youth Corridor Clinic. The entire staff from the Front Desk to the medical estheticians make you feel comfortable and put you at ease. I tend to be a bit nervous about pain and this was PAIN FREE. They are happy to answer any questions that you have! My skin has never looked better and I have received so many compliments. I would recommend Youth Corridor Clinic to anyone that is looking to improve their skin!!!
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Results are always natural and even minor complications are exceedingly rare from Fat Transfer. This is the most basic and easiest of cosmetic procedures and is an excellent tool correct skin folds and provide volume and lift.

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