Should I Build Muscle Prior to a Fat Transfer to Breast?
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Fat Transfer to the Breast and Chest Area
Fat grafts are less predicitable than breast implants for breast enlargement for several reasons. Many thin women do not have enough fat to transfer to make a significant difference in size, and the blood supply to the area may not be favorable enough for the transplanted fat to survive and thrive. Having good pectoral muscle tone may increase local blood flow somewhat, but most transplanted fat will be placed in the breast, rather than in the pectoral muscle itself. Being fit and strong has many intrinsic benefits, but there is no science to support the idea that it improves the outcome of fat transfer to the breast. Fat grafting can be used with implants for purposes of improving shape. It usually gives a small to modest increase in breast size.
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You're on the right track but not with pec muscles....
You are correct that stuffing fat into a breast without proper blood supply for nourishment will cause the fat to die. This is why we do not do breast augmentation WITHOUT the BRAVA device. This device when worn at night will create the space for the new fat to reside and generate new blood vessels that will keep the fat alive. This procedure results in the highest fat survival rate.
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