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W Magazine describes eyelid rejuvenation using Coleman fat grafting

Posted April 30, 2013 in Coleman Technique for Fat Grafting, Dr. Sydney R. Coleman, Face, Fat Grafting, Minimally Invasive and Non-Invasive Fat Removal, Natural Facial Rejuvenation

W Magazine May 2013 page 108, discusses Coleman fat grafts for facial and eyelid rejuvenation to smooth wrinkles & improve quality of skin & hide dark circles.

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Joan Chen for W Magazine interviewed Sydney Coleman specifically about facial and eyelid rejuvenation with a specific type of fat grafting, the Coleman procedure. She discusses the improvement in the quality of skin, increased collagen and lightening of the skin:

“In expert hands, fat—usually softer and more fluid than fillers—can also brighten the thin skin around the eyes. An injection not only smooths wrinkles and fills hollows but also acts as a barrier between skin and underlying facial muscles and blood vessels, hiding dark circles, says the New York plastic surgeon Sydney Coleman. What’s more, researchers suspect that stem cells in fat can actually promote the production of collagen and elastin—and therefore eventually improve the quality of the skin. A session for the lower lids takes about 90 minutes and costs from $5,000 to $10,000.”

         “Complications can arise, however—often due to overzealous injecting. When this occurs, little divots emerge where a dearth of oxygen has caused the fat cells to die. “You can’t do fat grafting casually,” cautions Coleman, who uses tiny increments and as many as 50 passes to complete a procedure around the eye.”

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For a better understanding of facial and eyelid rejuvenation with Coleman fat grafting, please go to the following:  ,

Dark eyelid circles a unique solution.

Upper Eyelids, Brows and Temples

Lower Eyelids & Cheeks

Improvements in Structural Fat Grafting

The possible role of stem cells in facial rejuvenation

To understand how these procedures came about, please refer to the following:  ,

Read about Dr. Coleman’s development of these special procedures in Cosmetic Surgery Times

Recent in depth interview of Sydney Coleman in ISAPS Journal