Can you do fat transfer after implants?

Can you do fat transfer after implants?

Fat grafting can be especially useful after breast reconstruction with implants, but there are numerous benefits of fat transfer after breast reconstruction, including: Smoothing out dents following a lumpectomy. Filling in areas of concavity on the upper or inner area of the breasts. Hiding the edges of an implant.

How long does fat transfer last in breasts?

This shrinking will stop after about three months, upon which time they will settle into a permanent size and shape. However, that’s not the only thing that will affect breast size and shape. Remember: fat grafting uses your own body’s fat cells, so your new enhanced breasts are more or less natural.

Does fat transfer breast augmentation look natural?

Since a fat transfer breast augmentation uses fatty tissue from the patient’s own body, it will look and feel natural – because it is! This technique makes it extremely safe, though there is a very small chance of infection with any procedure. Rupturing or capsular contraction is a non-issue.

Does fat transfer to breasts really work?

“Fat transfer to create a breast is effective, but still a relatively new technique. Educating patients on the risks and benefits is equally important as surgeons continue to collect information on the long-term safety and efficacy of this procedure,” says Dr. Grewal.

Is a fat transfer cheaper than implants?

Fat transfer is more expensive than breast implants. This is because when we do fat transfer, we first remove the fat from another area of your body using liposuction.

Is breast fat transfer safer than implants?

Fat grafting uses your own body fat to augment the breast, which is the safest and most natural filling material. This means there’s no risk for allergic reactions as you’re using your own tissue. This also means that your breasts will look and feel more natural.