Aesthetic Plast Surg 2021 Mar 29. Epub 2021 Mar 29.
State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases & Shaanxi Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, 145 West Changle Road, Xian, 710032, Shaanxi, China.
After more than a century of development, autologous fat transplantation (AFT), a repair method for soft tissue defects and deformities, has the advantages of being simple, rapid, effective and safe, and it is increasingly favoured by plastic surgeons. This article reviews the developmental history of AFT, analyses its clinical application status in the oral and maxillofacial regions, and provides a preliminary summary and discussion of the research progress related to AFT. The hope is that that this technique could be widely applied for oral and maxillofacial diseases as well as facial rejuvenation indications. Read More