Natural breast augmentation in Austin, TX

In this approach, fat cells are harvested from an area with excess, such as the tummy, thighs, or flanks. The fat cells are then injected into the breasts to increase volume. Your breasts will be subtly increased in size by your own fat, which integrates into your natural tissue for long-term, soft, entirely natural results. It is often used as an adjunct to those who want a breast lift. Combining the fat grafting with the lift can often enhance the overall shape without adding too much volume. It produces a very natural result.

Benefits of breast augmentation with fat transfer

Fat transfer breast augmentation offers several advantages over breast augmentation with implants:

  • Fat grafting is a two-in-one procedure. It both increases breast volume while slimming away excess fat on the abdomen, thighs, or flanks. 
  • Our surgeons can reshape the breasts with natural fat transfer. Fat grafting is an excellent way to enhance volume on the upper breast or treat breast asymmetry. Unlike implants, the fat can be placed in areas of preference to improve cleavage and upper pole fullness in particular.
  • Fat transfer breast augmentation has no risk of leading to capsular contracture as the body does not form a scar-tissue capsule, as is normal with implants.
  • Fat transfer breast augmentation avoids the need to place saline or silicone implants. It is a long-lasting procedure, as the fat becomes part of your natural breasts. Implants, over time, may need to be replaced. 
  • Fat transfer to the breasts is an autologous procedure, meaning it uses fat cells from your own body. These cells are recognized by your system, with very low risk of any reaction. About 50% of the fat will get absorbed.

Am I a candidate for breast augmentation with fat transfer?

Fat transfer breast augmentation is a good option if you want to subtly increase your breast size, without implants (up to 1 cup size). The procedure is ideal for patients with love handles, a tummy bulge, or excess fat on the flanks or thighs who want to create a slimmer figure and plumper breasts. Patients who have minimal excess fat are not candidates for this procedure. Smokers are not ideal candidates as this negatively affects skin health and the post-surgical healing process.

Your consultation The first step to beautiful breasts, naturally.

Before a date is set for the surgery, you will meet with a skilled plastic surgeon. They will walk you through every detail of the procedure, and listen to what you hope to achieve, including: 

  • Your desired breast size and appearance
  • The areas of your body you want custom sculpted in your procedure
  • How to prepare for the procedure
  • What to expect in the recovery

We will review your complete medical history. A physical exam will be performed, and photographs taken to guide our surgeon to craft a custom surgical plan.

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Why choose us?

The Austin Plastic Surgery Institute, established in 2003, is widely known as the premier plastic surgery clinic in the region. We are a close-knit group of physicians, nurses, aestheticians, and support staff who are dedicated to the best plastic surgery care and medical aesthetics in Central Texas. We will treat you with the care and attention we would give our own families and speak with you about breast augmentation with fat transfer with total honesty and integrity. We perform these enhancements with the utmost care, safety, and expertise.

Experience matters.

Our board-certified plastic surgeons bring years of experience to the practice and are personally committed to achieving the optimal outcome in fat transfer procedures. Our surgeons are personally involved in all aspects of treatment, from consultations to follow-ups.

We are hands-on, focused on delivering superior patient care, and building a genuine relationship with our clients. We really want to know what you envision, and we listen. Our doctors are all board-certified, warm, welcoming, and provide personalized care. We are experts at our craft, eager to listen to your wishes. We make patient safety a priority. 

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What is the procedure like?

At the start of fat transfer breast augmentation surgery, the fat harvesting and injection areas are marked. Popular areas for fat harvesting include:

  • Abdomen
  • Love handles
  • Inner and outer thighs
  • Upper arms

After anesthesia is administered, fat harvesting is performed with gentle, advanced liposuction on one or areas of the body. This involves a small incision and insertion of a cannula (a thin tube with a sharp end), through which the fat cells are gently removed, to preserve their integrity. After harvesting the fat (with the benefit of slimming the figure), the fat cells are purified, so that only healthy cells are left, ready to be injected to enhance breast size.

The transfer process is then performed, during which small amounts of fat are injected into the breasts. This part of the procedure demands a high degree of precision. The fat cells are deposited in locations where they will connect to the blood supply and thrive, for beautiful, soft, long-lasting results.

How much does fat transfer to the breast cost?

The costs associated with fat transfer to the breast will be based on how much fat is removed, how many harvest sites are used, and how long the procedure takes to complete. Meet with us so we can evaluate your condition and advise you! 

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What is the recovery time?

Your recovery will reflect the number of harvest sites and how much fat was removed. Generally, there will be a degree of swelling and bruising in the breasts at the fat extraction sites.

The sensation of soreness can last up to two weeks after the procedure, and medication can keep you comfortable in the early stages.

Light walking starting the day after surgery is encouraged. Other recommendations include sleeping on your back, so you avoid pressure on the breasts. You will need to avoid any physically taxing activities like heavy exercise for four weeks. It takes about 3-6 months for the full result to be achieved, with all swelling gone, and the breasts enhanced, and your figure slimmed.

We look forward to meeting you.

At Austin Plastic Surgery Institute and, our experienced plastic surgeons regularly perform breast augmentation with fat transfer, and employ the safest, most advanced techniques. To find out more about fat transfer to create plumper, soft breasts, contact us and set a convenient time for a consultation.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.

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