Will Fat Injections To The Hips Interfere/Damage A Hormone Pellet?

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am currently scheduled for Bilateral Rib Removal, Circumferential Abdominal Liposuction and Fat Injections to the Hips. My integrative medicine Dr. Would like me to start pellet therapy because I have extremely low testosterone. The pellets would be placed in the hip area. Will this cause any issues with the fat transfer to the hip area? 

A: Good question and thanks for the heads up. I will assume that the pellet will be in the hip area that will receive the fat injections. Just like the lack of any damaging impact on nerves and blood vessels with fat injections around them it should similarly not harm a hormone releasing pellet either.

Dr. Barry Eppley

Indianapolis, Indiana