Natural Breast Augmentation Procedures In Las Vegas
Board Certified Plastic Surgeons At Smith Plastic Surgery Give Patients The Best Of Both Worlds With Natural Breast Augmentation
There are many ways to augment or enlarge the breasts. By far the most common way is to place silicone or saline breast implants (breast implantation, breast augmentation.) However, Dr. Smith can also transfer fat from other areas of your body, such as your waist or abdomen, to your breasts for breast enlargement or breast augmentation.
Since fat is the patient’s own “natural” tissue, fat transfer to the breast has been termed “Natural Breast Augmentation,” or “Natural Breast Implantation.” To fully understand the difference between breast implantation with silicone breast implants and breast augmentation with fat transfer to the breasts, it is important to read the section on breast augmentation (breast implantation.)
What Are The Advantages Of Using Fat For Breast Enlargement?
One of the main advantages of using fat for breast enlargement is the safety of using the patient’s own fat tissue. Breasts consist mainly of fat and mammary glands so when we transfer the fat in the breasts become larger with the same tissue that they are made of. This is where the term “Natural Breast Augmentation” is derived from.
Another wonderful benefit of using fat from the patient’s body for breast augmentation is that the breasts will look and feel very natural. Usually, we harvest the fat from the waist and abdomen, but we can use anywhere where the patient chooses as long as there is enough fat. The patient gets improvement in each area from which we harvest the fat, usually a narrower abdomen and waist, and larger breasts.
Another advantage is that the procedure includes using only 2 tiny little poke holes to inject the fat, so there are no scars.* Breast augmentation with implants always requires an incision which leaves a small scar.*
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Are There Any Disadvantages Of Fat Transfer To The Breasts?
When Dr. Smith transfers fat to the breasts the skin of the breasts fills up similar to a balloon that is inflating. At some point, the skin will be completely tight and cannot hold any more fat. At this point, no more fat can be injected. Not all of the fat lives. Usually, only 30% to 60%, of the transferred fat will live, and so the breasts will shrink back a little.
Because of this, fat transfer works best in women who have been pregnant because their skin was stretched out from the pregnancy and their skin envelope can hold more fat. As a general rule of thumb, fat transfer to the breast can only enlarge the breast one cup size. Therefore fat transfer will not work well in a patient with A-cup sized breasts who has never had a child and wants anything more than a small B cup.
What If I Want Larger Breasts? Will Natural Augmentation Work?
For the patient who wants more than one cup size enlargement, silicone or saline breast implants (breast implantation,) are a much better option. Another major disadvantage of “natural breast augmentation,” is that the patient must have some fat to transfer. Obviously, fat transfer will not work in a very skinny patient with no fat to transfer to her breasts.
How Long Does Natural Breast Augmentation Surgery Take?
Natural Breast Augmentation surgery takes much longer than routine breast implant surgery because the fat must be harvested with liposuction, spun down and purified, and then injected into the breasts. Usually, this takes about 2.5 to 3 hours. Breast implant surgery usually takes only about 45 minutes to an hour.*
Why Choose Smith Plastic Surgery For Your Natural Breast Augmentation Procedure?
Holding 4 separate board-certifications in plasticy surgery, Dr. Lane Smith and his surgical team perform fat transfer surgerical procedrues for patients that not only make their breasts look better, but also improve other areas through the removal of that fat. Though the procedure is more expensive, it is more economical to have natural breast augmentation because it improves multiple areas during one procedure. The surgeon harvests the fat from the waist and abdomen using liposuction resulting in improved appearance to both areas.*