Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Verne Weisberg Says Fat Grafting Gives Plump Look vs. Pulled Tight Look.

Portland, ME, May 19, 2015: Owner and Founder of The Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. Verne Weisberg posted a new article on his website entitled, “The Role of Fat Grafting in Facelift Procedures.” Combining the modern facelift with the latest technique of fat grafting results in the most desirable look according to Dr. Verne Weisberg.

Weisberg states, “As skin ages it loses resiliency and shows signs of sagging, not only due to the loss of muscle, but also due to the loss of fat.” He continues, “This is especially visible on the face around the eyes, cheeks and jaw line.”
According to Weisberg, “The development of using fat injections during a facelift has shown remarkable results particularly in these areas.” He advises that, “The fat grafting procedure may well be worth exploring if you are considering having a facelift or eyelid surgery.”

While it is not exactly liposuction, according to Weisberg, “The procedure requires removing very small amounts of fat from around your own abdomen or thighs, which are then injected into the facial areas where you want more youthful fullness.” Weisberg elaborates on the technique writing, “The exciting aspect of this procedure is that stem cells in the fat create more of whatever they are injected next to. If they are injected next to bone, they create more bone. If they are injected next to cartilage they create more cartilage.” So it only follows that, as Weisberg continues, “ When they are injected next to skin cells they create more skin cells – new, plump youthful skin cells. The results are smooth, resilient skin that has the appearance of youth instead of skin that has merely been stretched and pulled tighter.”

Weisberg goes on to state that, “The smoother more youthful look attained through fat grafting has been known to improve and become even more evident within a year following the grafting.”

Fat grafting is becoming more popular than ever. According to Weisberg, “The appeal of fat grafting is growing rapidly as it is a minimally invasive procedure and does not require the type of incisions that traditional facelifts do.” He offers a brief overview of the technique saying, “The fat is injected in the treated areas via a tube or cannula in tiny microdroplets.”

An additional benefit of fat grafting comes as a result of added volume. As Weisberg writes, “Restoring volume to the face also brings more light to the face making the skin appear more radiant which is one of the characteristics of youthful skin.”

The entire article can be found

About Dr. Weisberg

Dr. Verne Weisberg is board certified with two surgical specialties. His first board certification is in otolaryngology (ENT), after three years of training at the prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Weisberg was then privileged to complete his plastic surgical residency at Yale University, after which he was invited to join the faculty. While a resident at Yale, Dr. Weisberg spent several months at New York University Medical Center and Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital where he studied aesthetic surgery. In 1987, Dr. Weisberg was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic) by Yale University, where he taught the general surgery and plastic surgery residents. During that time, he developed a love for clinical practice and cosmetic surgery, especially after having developed the first university-based aesthetic surgery practice on his own.

For more than 26 years, Dr. Weisberg has developed the premier Aesthetic Surgical Practice in northern New England. As a double-boarded surgeon, he is uniquely trained in all aspects of facial plastic surgery with a special interest in rhinoplasty, both primary and revisional, as well as face-lifting. Dr. Weisberg enjoys performing the full variety of aesthetic plastic surgery, especially body contouring after weight loss as well as breast augmentation and lifting. Dr. Weisberg has been a pioneer in limited incisional surgery for reducing breasts, and has introduced cutting edge procedures and has written many articles on advanced techniques in aesthetic and cosmetic surgery.

About The Plastic Surgery Center

The Plastic Surgery Center is a certified surgical facility, AAAASF (American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc.) where we offer you a comfortable and relaxed setting with state-of-the-art technology in cosmetic surgery
We have a highly experienced and professional staff who will help make your time with us a positive experience from the initial consult with Dr. Weisberg and our Patient Care Coordinator, to surgery and then after care. We believe that each person is an individual with unique needs. To meet those needs we are committed to providing and maintaining unparalleled standards of care, excellence, quality, and above all, compassion. Our goal is to help people feel good about themselves by bringing out the beauty that’s been there all along.