Fat Transfer to the Back of the Hands

Our hands are among the first parts of us to show visible and dramatic signs of aging. Our hands give away our age just as much as our faces do. Signs of aging on the face are the first things anyone notices about a person. But our hands are also prominent features. After the face and neck, they are perhaps the most visible and public parts of our bodies.

For this reason, we offer our patients a full range of hand rejuvenation treatments to restore their hands to their youthful appearance.

Aging Hands

The human hand undergoes the ravages of aging in much the same way the face does. The soft tissue in the hands, which give them their volumizing appearance, gradually depletes as we age, leaving the veins, tendons and bones hidden in our youth more prominent and visible. The skin of the hands, like that on the face, becomes looser and more wrinkled as we age. It also receives as much sun exposure as the face, and are nearly always less protected. As a result, they suffer from pigmentation issues and textural problems in age.

Hand Rejuvenation Treatments

While our hands may suffer in the same as our faces, they can be treated with a variety of hand rejuvenation treatments. There are a number of ways we can give your hands their youthful volume back, improve your skin’s texture and tone, and lessen sun damage and age spots. Fat transfer is one of those treatments that leads to long-lasting results.

How long does the fat last and how many treatments are necessary?

Fat transfers can be necessary to do once or up to three times, depending on how much of the fat that is transferred lives or takes. With each subsequent treatment, more of the fat survives as there is more live tissue to help support the newly injected fat cells. The fat transfer is long lasting and can be permanent with a stable body weight.

Can I be awake for the procedure?

The fat transfer to the hands procedure is typically done awake in the office under local anesthesia.

Is Dr. Nazarian a hand surgeon?

Dr. Sheila  Nazarian is also a hand surgeon and served as volunteer faculty at USC in the department of hand surgery. With her knowledge of the architecture of the hand, she will create a customized, safe rejuvenation plan for your hands. A combination of peel, lasers, filler injections or fat transfers will be used to give your hands a more youthful appearance.

For more information on Hand Rejuvenation or to find out if it’s the right procedure for you, call Nazarian Plastic Surgery at (310) 773-3039 or Request a Consultation ». Our Beverly Hills location is conveniently located near major roads and freeways, so it’s easy to find our office.


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