How long should you wait between sessions of fat transfer to breast?
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Timing between fat grafting sessions
I would agree that 6 months is probably a reasonable amount of time to wait if your breasts seem like they are no longer changing. I would suggest that you wait longer than 6 months if you continue to notice changes in the breasts, as it is always best to address asymmetry once things are stable to avoid "shooting at a moving target". Good luck!
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
Most patients should wait about 6 months before an additional fat transfer to let the first transfer settle and heal. Some may need to wait up to one year.
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Fat grafting to breasts
Hi, the amount of grafted fat which remains following fat grafting is extremely variable, but anticipate that 30-50% of the initial amount will be lost. You will generally see your results in 3-6 months, but to be safe I ask patients to wait for one year prior to undergoing another session of fat grafting. Best wishes.
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