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How are stem cells used in plastic surgery?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Stem cells are not being used for both facial rejuvenation and breast enhancement by limited number of Plastic surgeons. Autologous fat cells produce stem cells and can allow for enlargement of the breast without the use of a prosthetic implant. The stem cells may allow be useful in the facial regions (submalar, jowls and neck) to recreate the fat atrophic and hallowed areas that occur with the aging process.

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