I want a fat transfer to 200 cc. The surgeon says I need to put 500 cc of fat transfer in each breast to get a 200 cc. (photo)
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Fat transfer to breast
Breast Fat Transfer/ Breast Augmentation/Breast Implants/Anatomic Gummy Bear Implants/ Silicone Implants/Breast Implant Revision
Thank you for your question. About 60-70% of the grafted fat survives. At 6 months you will have a good idea of your results. Some women have a second or third procedure which continues to increase your volume safely. The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam. Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative breast surgery. Best of luck! Dr. Schwartz Board Certified Plastic Surgeon #RealSelf100Surgeon
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Hi,First of all, based on your photograph and the amount of size increase you are looking for, you look like an ideal candidate for breast enhancement without an implant by means of fat grafting (also called fat transfer and lipofilling).Your doctor's assessment seems about right to me. In most practitioners hands there is 30-60% loss of the injected fat over the first few weeks and months, so to achieve a stable result that you are happy with it is necessary to overcompensate. The amount by which each practitioner will need to do this will vary, as the amount of fat loss is technique-dependent. Your surgeon should know what is right for him/her.I hope that helps and good luck!
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