The Aesthetic Meeting 2024


4:30pm – 6:30pm


203 Simultaneous Facelift and Fat Injections
Timothy Marten, MD
Level: Comprehensive Organization: Didactic Lecture
This course will be a clinically oriented detailed guide to planning and performing simultaneous facelift and fat injections. The course will include video of facial fat injections and a question-and-answer period. (Please note: The course will focus on fat grafting and facelift will not be specifically discussed. A separate course on facelift is offered and interested learners are encouraged to enroll in it.)
Desired outcomes:

  • Review the relevance of the facial atrophy and the importance of restoration of lost facial volume in the modern facelift procedure
  • Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of the commonly advocated procedures used to add volume to the face
  • Discuss pre-operative analysis of the facelift patient and the development of an appropriate fat grafting plan to treat age-associated facial atrophy in the facelift patient.
  • Discuss primary fat grafting vs simultaneous facelift and fat grafting and review the indications and best applications for each
  • Review controversies in harvesting and processing of fat for injection
  • Present fat injection technique
  • Discuss optimal sequencing facelift and fat injection procedures
  • Review anesthesia considerations if facelift and fat injection procedures
  • Discuss patient safety issues in facelift lift and fat injection procedures
  • Discuss peri-operative care of the patient undergoing simultaneous facelift and fat injections