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Breast Enhancement with Fat Grafts (Injections)

For a natural way to enhance your breasts

Reasons for Considering Breast Enhancement with Fat Grafts

If you desire a small to moderate improvement in the size of your breasts and prefer not to have breast implants. You need to have a reasonable amount of fatty tissue on your abdomen, thighs or buttock to remove and place in the breast.

Procedure Description

Excess fat is removed through a very small incisions from your abdomen, thighs or buttock using liposuction and transferred with special instruments to your breast.

  • Anesthesia: General or sedation 
  • Length of stay: Outpatient (home the same day)

Recovery Process and Final Result

  • Exercise: May be resumed in 1 or 2 weeks
  • Discomfort: Mild to moderate (controlled with prescription pain medication)

Other Options For Your Consideration

As an alternative, breast implants can be used to increase breast size.

Insurance Information

Unless done to correct a birth defect or as part of a breast reconstruction, this procedure is considered cosmetic and therefore is not covered by your insurance.

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