What Can You Get Instead of Breast Implants?

You can get a fat transfer procedure instead of breast implants. Fat transfer, also known as fat grafting, uses careful liposuction with specialized equipment to get fat from other body parts and inject it into your breast, creating thickness and volume.

There are many reasons why people choose to have this surgery. For the most part, patients prefer having this procedure to enhance the thickness of the breast, especially after an implant procedure. Surgeons also perform this procedure to augment the breast completely.

Fat transfer breast augmentation is one of America’s most common cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. Journals published in the Journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show high levels of patient satisfaction with reasonably low complication rates in patients who undergo this procedure.

However, this leaves room for questions such as, ‘Why do people get silicone implants?’. Silicone implants might be ideal for patients who don’t ‘qualify’ for fat transfer.

For the best results in a fat transfer procedure, patients have to have enough volume of fat in their bodies to achieve the desired results. Bear in mind that the results aren’t always as ‘pronounced’ as results in a silicon implant transfer. An implant is exceptionally reliable, especially when considering shape, form, and projection.

Dr. Pittman will extract fat from troubled ‘areas’ through gentle liposuction techniques. Such areas include the thighs, abdomen, and rear-end regions. Dr. Pittman will then purify the harvested fat tissue before injecting it into the critical breast areas for thickness and volume.

It is also important to note that the breast projection after this procedure depends on a couple of factors, including a patient’s reabsorption rate. Some reports suggest that patients typically lose about 30%-50% of fat grafted to the breast. Although recovery is different for everyone, it would be in your best interests to follow Dr. Pittman’s post-surgical care directions for the best results.

Dr. Troy Pittman will address all your concerns about the fat transfer process at our office. If you think you are a good candidate or would like to learn more about this procedure, visit https://somenekpittmanmd.com/. Call us at (202) 335-1124 and book your consult today.

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