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Can u ingect fat to your breast instead of having breast implants to increse breast size?

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Dr. Nina Naidu
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Fat injection breast

Yes, you can have fat injection performed, but this will probably not give you the size you're looking for. Most breast augmentation patients are thin, and just don't have enough fat for transfer. In addition, the amount of fat which "takes" is variable, and many patients require a second procedure.
For most patients, implants are a more reliable and aesthetic option.

In brief: Fat injection breast

Yes, you can have fat injection performed, but this will probably not give you the size you're looking for. Most breast augmentation patients are thin, and just don't have enough fat for transfer. In addition, the amount of fat which "takes" is variable, and many patients require a second procedure.
For most patients, implants are a more reliable and aesthetic option.
Dr. Nina Naidu
Dr. Nina Naidu
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes but get educated

Yes this sis posse le but you shoud meet with an experienced surgeon to discuss the risks, alternatives, and benefits of the procedure.
Please see the following link for a discussion and video of befor and after photos. http://www.bodysculptor.com/breast-surgery-chicago/fat-grafting/.

In brief: Yes but get educated

Yes this sis posse le but you shoud meet with an experienced surgeon to discuss the risks, alternatives, and benefits of the procedure.
Please see the following link for a discussion and video of befor and after photos. http://www.bodysculptor.com/breast-surgery-chicago/fat-grafting/.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. David Levens
Fat injection to the breasts is a procedure that up until 15 years ago was widely considered not acceptable practice. However, there has been a strong growth in acceptance and interest especialy over the last few years. Many plastic surgeons have been using fat injection to supplement or adjust breast reconstruction results but very few are using the technique as a substitute for breast implants for cosmetic enlargement. The prospect of using fat more and more as an alternative to implants in certain patients is promising.
Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, but....

In general, grafting of fat anywhere in the body has unpredictable results: sometimes it "melts away" in a month or two and sometime it lasts for years.
It must establish a blood supply after grafting to survive. Most fat transfer to the breast is now done to correct small irregularities after implants or reconstruction. Very few surgeons in the us are doing complete augmentation with fat alone.

In brief: Yes, but....

In general, grafting of fat anywhere in the body has unpredictable results: sometimes it "melts away" in a month or two and sometime it lasts for years.
It must establish a blood supply after grafting to survive. Most fat transfer to the breast is now done to correct small irregularities after implants or reconstruction. Very few surgeons in the us are doing complete augmentation with fat alone.
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Paul Harper
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

No!

In brief: No

No!
Dr. Paul Harper
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Dr. Mark Johnson
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Absolutely

Using stem cell-augmented fat transfer produces the best results.
No scars and natural feel. Works better on some types than others in my opinion. Smaller breasts, lack of sever post-lactation ptosis, and a more fibrous nature to the breasts seen to be positive predictors of good results.

In brief: Absolutely

Using stem cell-augmented fat transfer produces the best results.
No scars and natural feel. Works better on some types than others in my opinion. Smaller breasts, lack of sever post-lactation ptosis, and a more fibrous nature to the breasts seen to be positive predictors of good results.
Dr. Mark Johnson
Dr. Mark Johnson
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Dr. Clark Schierle
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Fat Grafting

Yes but it works best if you undergo pretreatment with an external tissue expander device like the brava.
This can be cumbersome and difficult. As such the procedure has yet to gain widespread acceptance.

In brief: Fat Grafting

Yes but it works best if you undergo pretreatment with an external tissue expander device like the brava.
This can be cumbersome and difficult. As such the procedure has yet to gain widespread acceptance.
Dr. Clark Schierle
Dr. Clark Schierle
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Dr. Ram Kalus
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: No, but...

Fat grafting or injection is becoming an accepted treatment for certain deformities, but it is not yet accepted as an alternative to breast augmentation with implants.
One day this may be proven to be both safe and effective, but not yet.

In brief: No, but...

Fat grafting or injection is becoming an accepted treatment for certain deformities, but it is not yet accepted as an alternative to breast augmentation with implants.
One day this may be proven to be both safe and effective, but not yet.
Dr. Ram Kalus
Dr. Ram Kalus
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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

Fat grafting is commonly done to add volume to the breasts but more than modest amounts are not reliable.
Use of a device called brava which is basically a set of suction cups applied to the breasts 24/7 for a few months can help increase the fat graft survival. Implants are the only way to predictably achieve a dramatic difference which many a cup women are looking for.

In brief: Yes

Fat grafting is commonly done to add volume to the breasts but more than modest amounts are not reliable.
Use of a device called brava which is basically a set of suction cups applied to the breasts 24/7 for a few months can help increase the fat graft survival. Implants are the only way to predictably achieve a dramatic difference which many a cup women are looking for.
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
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Dr. Paul Harper
The question was can you inject fat into your breasts. Who does that? Fat or any other tissue removed from its blood supply will die rather quickly. We are not being asked about a plastic surgery procedure. We are being asked about injecting tissue removed fron its blood supply and places elsewhere. We are not talking about grafting anything.
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