Dr. Bill Johnson Discusses Benefits of Fat Transfer for Breast Augmentation
Fat Transfer is a relatively new procedure that can offer patients an alternative to tradition breast implants. The procedure works by removing fat from a patient’s own body, processing it to remove impurities and concentrate fat cells, and re-injecting it into areas of the body where additional fat is desired.
You or someone you know has said, “If I could only move the fat from my thighs to my breasts!” Today, with the help of some amazing techniques and technology, you can! It’s called Breast Fat Transfer or Breast Augmentation and it’s a term you will hear more and more.
Since you are here, it’s safe to say you’re looking for a fix for your breasts. Whether it is the droop from having children, the loss of volume from losing weight, or just the need for some firmness and shape with a little size increase, breast fat transfer, also known as natural breast augmentation, can help.
At Innovations Medical, Dallas / Ft. Worth, Dr. Bill Johnson begins with choosing an area that has your unwanted fat. This fat is harvested via awake liposuction known as tumescent liposuction. It is done completely while you are awake using local anesthetic and mild sedation. Dr. Bill Johnson performs the procedure in the office, and special techniques are used to treat the fat sterilely.
Once the fat has been processed to remove fluids, Dr. Johnson is left with a natural, filler substance ready for reinjection. Dr. Johnson then injects the fat into the breast tissue to achieve the desired look and size. Since most of the breast tissue is made up of fat, the end result looks and feels natural too!
Typically, patients can return to work the next morning.