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FAMI PRP Activated Fat Transfer: Better Results With Faster Recovery Time

Fat Autologous Muscle Injection (FAMI) Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Activated Fat Transfer: Two techniques to get a 95% fat cell survival rate in fat transfer

Fat transfer, also referred to as autologous fat transplantation or micro-lipoinjection, has come a long way. First introduced in the late 1980s, fat transfer sparked a debate that eventually caused the procedure to be banned. "At its inception in the U.S.," says one of the pioneers of the fat transfer procedure, Dr. Todd Malan, "Fat transfer was only effective 50% (or less) of the time and was fraught with many complications which eventually led to the procedure being abandoned." However, due to recent technological breakthroughs, fat transfer has fast become a viable option for people who want to reassign fat on their bodies.

Dr. Bill Johnson FAMI Fat Transfer Before After
Fat Autologous Muscle Injection (FAMI) Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Activated Fat Transfer
2 Months Post Treatment

One of the newest technologies being made available to patients is based out of the Dallas, Fort Worth area in Texas. Dr. Bill Johnson, owner of Innovations Medical, introduces Activated Fat Transfer, the new fat transfer procedure that reduces recovery time due to an increase in blood flow to the new pockets of transferred fat. Activated Fat Transfer can be used in conjunction with a variety of procedures to help promote faster healing.

The science behind this new technology is based around Harvest PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), a sample of plasma that is ultra-concentrated with the patient's own platelets. By using platelet rich plasma, the procedure allows patients to recover much faster due to an increase in blood flow in the area the procedure was performed.
Dr. Bill Johnson FAMI Fat Transfer Before After
Fat Autologous Muscle Injection (FAMI) Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Activated Fat Transfer
2 Months Post Treatment

"In order for cell survival to occur, the fat cells have to come up with a blood supply in their new home. Activated Fat contains a much higher than normal amount of growth factors. These growth factors allow the fat to actually call blood vessels to them. The new cells further help to offset the loss of any of the transferred cells. The results: in one recent study of 448 patients, all patients showed a response to transfer of activated fat and over 90% were happy with the results," says Dr. Bill Johnson.

See Dr. Bill Johnson of Innovation Medical discuss the FAMI PRP Activated Fat Transfer Procedure: