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With the development of liposuction techniques in the early 1980s came the possibility of transplanting live fat cells for use in augmentation procedures. Now recognized as one of the most versatile techniques in plastic surgery, fat grafting has many aesthetic and reconstructive purposes.


For your face, fat grafting fills in wrinkles and lines. Additionally, we augment the lips and use fat to fill out deflated areas in different places.


As for the body. the procedure helps augment the buttocks, fill in depressed areas (secondary to a steroid shot), or to correct post-liposuction deformities. Additionally, it works in your hands. It allows for rejuvenation by filling wrinkles and diminishing the appearance of protruding veins.


Fat grafting requires an artistic eye and knowledge of advanced techniques to achieve superb results. With 12 years of experience in fat transfer in the Cincinnati area, Dr. Kurtis W. Martin has the experience and skill needed to produce the results you desire.

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Let’s look at some of the common questions regarding fat grafting surgery.

  • Facelift 2.0
    Facelift surgery lifts and firms sagging facial tissues to restore a more naturally youthful facial appearance. Read More
  • Rhinoplasty
    Surgery of the nose, or rhinoplasty, is the ideal procedure for patients who wish to reshape or resize the look of their nose. Read More
  • Neck Lift
    Neck lift (also called platysmaplasty) is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the neck to address age-related wrinkling and creasing in this area, and provide a smoother, slimmer profile. Read More
  • Blepharoplasty
    An eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty, is a procedure to remove skin and to add or remove fat from the eyelids. Read More
  • Lip Lift
    A lip lift is a procedure to elevate the upper lip. It is done either to shorten the distance of an overly long upper lip, or to increase the amount of “red show” for a lip that is naturally very thin. Read More
  • Brow Lift
    A brow lift, also called an eyebrow lift or forehead lift, is a cosmetic procedure that raises the eyebrows to decrease the appearance of wrinkles and frown lines and to lift sagging skin. Read More
  • Jaw Line Contouring
    Chin contouring, also called chin augmentation, is surgery to enhance the shape and size of your chin to bring it into balance with the rest of your facial proportions. Read More
  • Chin Implant
    Jawline contour is a popular procedure for slimming the jawline and creating a more balanced facial profile. Read More


Before and after images are a crucial aspect in making decisions. Think of plastic surgery as a form of art and these images depict the result achieved by Dr. Kurtis Martin and his team.

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