Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation - Charlotte, NC

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Due to age and heavy workouts I had lost some of...

Due to age and heavy workouts I had lost some of the fullness in my breasts. I wanted it back, but didn't want implants. When I heard about this procedure I was pretty excited, because you get lipo done at the same time. I'm 2 weeks out and already thrilled with the results. My breasts look fantastic! The lipo is the tough part, and the swelling/bruising sticks around for awhile. But if you expect it, it's no big deal. Follow the medication schedule. The toughest part for me was the after effects of the general anesthesia, but I felt the same way after a prior surgery, so it's just how my body deals with it. But by 9:30 that night I was in the kitchen making myself something to eat. My procedure was on a Tues morning, and I was told I couldn't shower until Fri. I spent those few days in between on the couch napping and watching movies, and it was nice and peaceful. I would also make sure you have a padded toilet seat, or sit on a towel because it helps to limit the pressure on your legs. I've heard people complain about the support garment, but I haven't minded it. It feels secure, without it my thighs jiggle, as it'll take a little while for the skin to tighten. The bottom line is this is a great procedure and if you're prepared to take it easy for awhile afterwards and let yourself heal, it's going to be totally worth it. Oh yeah, and don't freak out when you first see your breasts. I looked like Jessica Rabbit! They go down and soften within a couple of weeks.


So it's been a couple of years and my breasts have not lost ANY volume. As a matter of fact, if my weight fluctuates, it seems like I gain in my breasts right away. Wow. I'm actually a little bigger than I'd like to be, but that's only because the Dr overinflates to preempt reabsorption, which my body didn't do much of. But, no complaints! I've stayed very full also, no sogginess at all. Delighted that I decided to do it.
Charlotte Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Bednar did a fantastic job on my fat transfer breast augmentation. His staff is so friendly and kind, one of the nurses even held my hand as the anesthesia was kicking in because she noticed I was a little anxious. They set realistic expectations and called to check up on me afterwards. I only wish I had done the procedure earlier. I'm 2 weeks out today and already love my results. Don't kid yourself- lipo is no joke. You will be sore! But the staff had the meds down to a science and as long as I took them I was doing fine. No regrets!

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