Scottsdale Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation

Do you want a fuller breast but don’t want implants? Are you thinking of getting your breast augmentation without implants in Scottsdale, Arizona? Want to find out how does fat transfer breast augmentation work? Do not go anywhere then, because you will find the answers right here at Natural Results Plastic Surgery.

What is fat transfer to the breast?

Fat Transfer to the breast by Dr. Carlos Mata aka Dr. Scottsdale® is a procedure where fat is harvested from one or multiple donor areas and transferred to your breast. The goal is to increase your breast’s size, add fullness without an artificial implant. In this procedure, our fat transfer to the breast specialist, Dr. Scottsdale will harvest fat via liposuction from thighs, flank, abdomen, etc., and reinject via small syringes into the breasts.

Fat Transfer To The Breast Surgical Technique

Fat transfer to the breast is a surgical procedure combining liposuction and fat grafting.

  • Liposuction by Dr. Scottsdale®
Harvesting the fat cells from a donor area is the first step of fat transfer to the breast. Liposuction in Scottsdale, AZ by Dr. Carlos Mata allows the patient to only have a few hidden scars. The liposuction process is safe and effective. Before starting liposuction, the donor area is numbed with tumescent solution to reduce bleeding and pain afterward. Then, Vaser, ultrasonic waves device, is used to help melt the fat cells to have smoother results. To finish, Dr. Scottsdale® used MicroAire: Power Assisted Liposuction System. This powerful and precise instrument helps remove the fat faster while keeping the fat in a closed sterile system.
  • Fat transfer to the breast

Once the fat is harvested, it needs to placed into the breast. Depending on your starting point and goals, Dr. Carlos Mata will determine how to place to fat to give you the look you desire. The fat cells are carefully placed under the skin by the creation of small tunnels. This fat grafting technique results in the growth and increase of the breast volume over time. Usually, you can expect a gain of one cup size per session. If you want to achieve a bigger look, multiple surgeries will be needed.

What to expect from fat transfer to the breast?

It is important to expect that up to 20% of the fat tissue will not survive after the injections. 80% of visible results occur after two months, and little changes occur after six months. Fat transfer to the breast will increase your breast size by one cup size per surgery. If you want more volume, multiples surgeries will be needed. Fat cells are living cells, meaning if you lose or gain weight the appearance of your breast may change.

Candidate for fat transfer to the breast

The ideal candidates for fat transfer to the breast are healthy (if you have any health condition, you will need clearance from your doctor) and have enough fatty tissue for liposuction. Candidate needs to also understand that achieving the look of an implant may not be possible or will require multiple surgeries. Patients with asymmetric, small breasts and/or other irregularities can benefit from fat grafting to the breast

Recovery Time after fat grafting to the breast

After surgery, you will be able to go home. Follow-ups appointment will be scheduled with Dr. Scottsdale® to assure your recovery. The intensity and duration of pain vary with individuals. Initial recovery time is 1 to 3 days and any swellings, bruising and soreness resolves after a few weeks. Exercising should be avoided for at least 6 weeks. It takes approximately 6 months for the breasts to look, feel, and function normally in regards to softness, and sensation.

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