Fat Transfer (Fat Shifting)

Fat Transfer in Westminster, California

As a part of the aging process, it’s common to lose volume in several regions of your body such as the face, breast or buttocks. Often, this loss of volume can leave you looking older than you feel. Fortunately, Dr. Thanh Nguyen a respected Plastic Surgeon in Westminster, California, can perform a fat transfer procedure to restore lost volume and reverse the signs of aging.

Whether you are looking to restore a youthful appearance or simply plump up an area of your body that has lost volume, fat transfer, also known as fat grafting or fat injection, can deliver beautiful, natural looking results. Fat transfer can be done to the buttocks, face, hands, and more. The best way to determine whether fat transfer will address your cosmetic goals is to speak with Dr. Thanh Nguyen in person.


Fat transfer is a safe, simple procedure that provides you with a natural solution to address volume loss. During your procedure, Dr. Nguyen will perform liposuction to remove fat from a donor area on your body, such as the buttocks or abdomen. This fat will then be injected into the area you would like to improve. Since your own natural fat cells are used, there is no risk of an allergic reaction.

Dr. Nguyen can perform a fat transfer procedure to treat a variety of areas on your body, including your:

This procedure is very effective at improving the appearance of:

  • Hollow cheeks
  • Deep smile and frown lines
  • Sunken temples
  • Thin lips
  • Scars
  • Skin depressions
  • Contour irregularities
  • Botched prior liposuction
  • Aging hands

Fat transfer can also be used to correct complications from a previous liposuction procedure. Dr. Nguyen can transfer fat back to the liposuction treatment site to improve the appearance of this area.


Your fat transfer procedure offers the following benefits:

  • Uses your own natural fat, eliminating the possibility of an allergic reaction
  • Smooth, natural looking results
  • Long-lasting or permanent results
  • Little to no downtime

Facial fat transfer procedures can be a great alternative to dermal fillers, reducing your risk of allergic reactions while providing longer lasting results. Ask Dr. Nguyen if this procedure is the right option to achieve your facial rejuvenation goals.