How successful is fat transfer to Breasts using lipo or tummy tuck?
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Fat grafting breasts
It works but it is more complicated than it seems. How the fat is handled from extraction to purification to injection all will have some bearing on results. A single stage fat grafting, depending upon the amount available to transfer can be somewhat disappointing if you are expecting an implant equivalent. Sometimes a second or third stage is required to get the expected result. PureGraft and Hydrasolve have both given us better results in our hands.
When having liposuction
my patients are always offered the chance to fill out depressions or improve contours with fat grafting... and I don't charge extra when having liposuction procedures. The success of fat grafting in breasts are well documented and you can help improve symmetry with fat grafting. Liposuction has to be done with low pressure and I use PureGraft kits to process fat to make it as best possible.
Breast augmentation with fat - does it work ?
We can achieve a moderate augmentation using autologous fat grafting - sometimes a touch-up procedure is required to achieve a patient's volume goals. I think silicone breast implants are far more reliable and cost-effective way to augment the breast.
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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