Hand rejuvenation with fat transfer

Hand rejuvenation thanks to fat transfer

For most of the time, our hands are not protected, therefore, they suffer from several environmental factors such as the sun, the wind and the cold. And the passing of the years will also leave traces behind. A hand rejuvenation with fat transfer will give back the lost volume and guarantee beautiful hands with fewer wrinkles.

In ancient times, aristocrats were recognized by their well-kept hands. In medieval times, manicured hands were the unmistakable sign of someone who belonged to the upper class. And still to this day, beautiful hands are the first demonstration of a well-groomed appearance.

A hand rejuvenation with fat transfer brings back volume and guarantees a smooth texture of the skin. Dr. Colette Carmen Camenisch retrieves the fat from the abdomen, the hips or the knee. Subsequently, the fat is prepared in a special process and then injected in the back of the hand.

The patient's own fat will guarantee beautiful hands

Since the hands are rarely protected from external factors, unlike other body parts, they suffer terribly from the sun, wind, and cold. Household chores and work in the garden will also leave more and more significant signs with time.

A hand rejuvenation with fat transfer is a small procedure. Similarly to a facial rejuvenation with fat transfer, the aspirated fat will replace the volume lost. Moreover, the adipose cells will guarantee a beautiful, uniform and smooth skin texture.

Hand rejuvenation with fat transfer - what you need to know
  • Duration of the procedure

    Approximately 1 hour

  • Hospitalization

    The hand rejuvenation treatment is usually conducted as an ambulatory procedure at Clinic Beethoven­strasse AG in Zurich durchgeführt. Therefore, you will be sent home on that same day.

  • Anesthesia

    For a hand rejuvenation procedure, a short general anesthesia will be necessary.

  • Sick leave

    Approximately 1 to 2 days

  • Risks

    A hand rejuvenation may cause infections, local hemorrhages, blue spots (hematomas), swellings, temporary somatosensory disorders in the areas from which the fat was aspirated, and slight asymmetries.

  • Postoperative treatment

    The postoperative care after a hand rejuvenation with fat transfer depends on the type and extent of the procedure. Generally, we recommend a recovery period of 7 to 10 days. During this time you should avoid practicing intensive sports. Since only 70 to 80 % of the fat cells will survive, to achieve the perfect results, under certain conditions, a second procedure after 9 to 12 months may be necessary.

  • Costs
    The costs for a hand rejuvenation treatment may vary depending on the complexity of the procedure and will be agreed upon in advance.
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