Fat Grafting Breast Augmentation on Long Island
Although breast implants have long been used successfully to create fuller and sexier breasts, they are not for everyone. Some women have concerns about placing foreign devices in their bodies, while others worry about unnatural-looking results. For these women, breast augmentation with fat transfer (grafting) is the perfect alternative. Fat transfer uses only the patient’s natural tissue to enhance the size of the breasts.
Dr. Lloyd Landsman believes in offering his patients the latest and most advanced procedures and techniques to achieve their cosmetic goals. This is why he offers breast augmentation with fat transfer to produce safe and natural-looking results.
The Benefits of Fat Transfer Augmentation
Fat transfer breast augmentation uses liposuction techniques to remove surplus fat from other parts of the body to augment the breasts. Because fat transfer breast augmentation uses only the patient’s natural tissue, it avoids some of the risks and complications that come with breast implants. Incision sites are typically smaller, resulting in less scarring compared to breast augmentation with implants. Recovery from breast augmentation with fat transfer procedures is also typically shorter than with implant surgery. Finally, because fat transfer simultaneously improves the breast size and eliminates unwanted pockets of fat from other body areas, women can enjoy a slimmer and more attractive overall figure!
Who Is a Candidate for Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation?
Fat transfer breast augmentation is ideal for women who desire a subtle increase in breast size. Candidates must have a sufficient amount of fat in the donor sites (e.g., abdomen, hips, back) that can be harvested and grafted into the breast. Fat grafting breast augmentation can be unpredictable and requires preoperative use of a special device to prepare the breast for acceptance of the graft.
Prior to your procedure, Dr. Landsman will meet with you to discuss your aesthetic concerns and goals. He will also perform a full body examination to determine whether or not breast augmentation with fat transfer is right for you. Dr. Landsman recommends that you view breast augmentation before and after photos of his patients so you can get a better idea of what results to expect.
Recovery with fat transfer is similar to breast augmentation with implants. Dr. Landsman will provide you with a detailed list of instructions to follow during your recovery. Initial results from fat transfer breast augmentation will be visible soon after surgery and will continue to improve in the subsequent weeks.
Fat transfer breast augmentation consists of three main steps. Prior to the procedure a special device is used to prepare the breast to accept the fat. The next step involves removing the fat and tissue from the donor site using liposuction techniques. You will be placed under general anesthesia while Dr. Landsman makes small, strategically placed incisions in the donor areas. The fat cells will be removed using a tiny cannula and then purified. Once harvested, the fat cells will be grafted into the space between the skin and the breast capsule surrounding the breast and/or between the breast and chest wall. Dr. Landsman will inject the fat via dozens of small injections to carefully sculpt your breasts into the desired size and shape.
Schedule a Complimentary Consultation with Dr. Landsman
If you’re unhappy with your current breast size, Dr. Landsman invites you to explore your surgical options with him. During an initial consultation, Dr. Landsman can evaluate your personal needs and goals to determine whether fat transfer breast augmentation is right for you. To contact his Smithtown, New York office, please call (631) 864-4111 today.