Hand Rejuvenation with Fat Grafting

Dr. Roger Khouri, Plastic Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida, explains fat grafting has no cutting, no incision, no sutures, it is a 10 minute procedure with local anesthesia. “We just take a little bit of fat and then we inject it with needle syringes and it’s amazing what that low fat can do to rejuvenate,” he says.

Dr. Daniel Calva, Plastic Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida, points out at the Miami Hand Center they do almost all of these procedures with regional blocks, like carpal tunnels, trigger fingers and distal radius fractures, among others.

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And now we have this innovative procedure which is fat grafting and you are gonna show us some incredible before-and-afters because like I said I am blown away by the before-and-afters. Talk to us a little bit about those procedure and what it is that you do because we don’t have to get so invasive anymore, correct?? > Sorry… > No, no cutting, no incision, no sutures, 10 minutes procedure on the local anesthesia. We just take a little bit of fat from whatever y’all excess you don’t heat need to have much excess actually it’s a small amount taken here and then we inject it with needle syringes and it’s amazing what that low fat can do to rejuvenate turn back the clock.– Wow — > As a matter of fact at the Miami hand center we do almost all of these procedures with local… with regional blocks. So carpal tunnels, trigger fingers, even big henry constructions, distal radius fractures, fractures of the failings, of the finger. So that all of these things are done with only a general anesthesia. Patient goes home the same day, you’re talking to the patient as you’re doing it which by the way completely eliminates the wrong site wrong hand surgery that you hear about because now you’re with the patient you’re talking to them. They have a great experience because they feel like you’re with them and right and they know that they’re not going into general anesthesia or something like that that has its own risk — there’s a different comfort levels — right that’s right so we’ve been doing this you know with local anesthesia her into Miami Hand Center and patients love it, patients absolutely love it, and now we’re moving into the rejuvenation.
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