Utilizing liposuction techniques, this procedure harvests fat from one part of your body and ‘shift’ it into your breasts. This is a stellar choice and a natural breast augmentation alternative for females who seek a minor increase in breast size without the use of breast implants. Aside from increasing one’s breast size, this procedure can also be used in reconstruction of the breast after a lumpectomy or mastectomy. This breast augmentation procedure has also been proven to be an effective treatment for correcting the shape and size of underdeveloped or misshaped breasts. Dr. Scott Newman is highly trained in performing fat transfer breast augmentation procedures so you will be in good hands.

Understanding The Procedure

When a patient desires to undergo fat transfer breast augmentation, the surgeon will choose a viable donor site such as the patient’s love handles (flanks), thighs, or tummy. The fat is then harvested via a special liposuction technique as it is needed to prevent fat necrosis. Pure fat is then processed from the suction fluid and used to develop enriched stem cell concentrations, which offer better results and enhances the healing process.

Next, hundreds of tiny individual fat droplets are then meticulously and skillfully injected into the breast site with a cannula. After the harvested fat is deposited into the new site, it will be incorporated within the existing matrix of adipose tissue, allowing the patient’s breasts to enlarge naturally.

After the procedure is completed, the patient may experience mild to moderate bruising and swelling of the breasts, and the area where the fat was harvested from. Compression garments is recommended and will be provided to minimize swelling and discomfort in those areas. Remember, the breast now consists of added live cells so they cannot be compressed for at least two weeks. In addition, you must avoid sleeping on your stomach and avoid other activities that put direct pressure on your breasts. In most cases, you will be able to return to work within five days for sedentary job holders, and a week for those whose work requires more active movement.

What Are The Benefits Of Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation?

  • No incisions needed on patient’s breast
  • Retain up to 80% of the fat transferred
  • Able to heal with little to no scar
  • Can gain a slimmer area of the body (where fat was harvested)
  • Incisions at fat donor site can be easily hidden (usually less than 3mm)
I went to Dr. Newman after developing a capsular contracture from a previous breast augmentation (different doctor...2 years earlier). I did a ton of research and met with numerous doctors to choose the right doctor to do a complete capsulectomy and reinsertion of new implants. Dr. Newman was patient, informative, and VERY knowledgeable. His bedside manor was great. He answered (all 3 pages)of my questions patiently and thoroughly. Most importantly, though, he is an expert in the area of breast implants, revisions, etc. I felt very comfortable choosing him to perform my surgery.Read More 1 month post-op and feeling great. I think he did a great job and would recommend him to anyone!

Are You a Suitable Candidate for Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation?

Are you dissatisfied with your current breast size and shape? Do you want to create a fuller, shapelier chest? If your answer is yes to any of those questions, then you make a suitable candidate. As long as you have realistic expectations about the results and are in overall good health, you will be a good fit for this procedure.

Should You Consider Breast Implant Surgery or Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation?

Fat transfer breast augmentation is more suited to patients who are looking to shape and slightly enhance their breasts whereas breast implant surgery can be utilized for maximum breast augmentation. If you hope to achieve a ¼ to ½ cup-size increase or more, breast implant surgery is recommended.

Ready To Schedule Your Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation Consultation In New York?

If you wish to know more about fat transfer breast augmentation and how it can improve the appearance of your breasts, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Scott Newman, who is our board-certified plastic surgeon, to schedule an initial consultation.

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