How Breast Augmentation With Fat Transfer Is Different?

The breast augmentation is an important surgical and invasive procedure to enhance the chest’s shape and size of human females. The treatment is popular around the world because it solves a variety of breast issues. There are different types; the breast augmentation with implants and the breast augmentation with fat transfer. This article discusses the key differences between these two breast enhancement techniques.


What is Traditional Breast Augmentation?

The typical breast augmentation surgery marks by the insertion of an implant made of saline water or silicone gel. It is different than the breast augmentation with fat transfer in many respects. This method is FDA-approved and more popular than the fat-based enhancement.


What is Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer?

Some women do not want a foreign material implanted into the breast. To solve the breast shape and size issues in such women, plastic surgeons have designed breast augmentation with fat transfer method. It is different than the implant-based augmentation procedure.


Differences Between Implants-Based and Fat Transfer Augmentation

You read about the two enhancement techniques. Both have some common features as well but we are going to discuss the contrasting features here. It is time to go through some distinguishing features. Explained below are the main differences;

Cost: The fat transfer technique costs more than the implant insertion technique because liposuction has to be performed to extract the extra fat.

Excess Fat: A woman can qualify as a good candidate for the fat transfer method if there exist some unwanted fat in any part of her body.

Side Effects: The fat transfer augmentation comes with fewer side effects than the other option.

Recovery Time: The fat-based enhancement technique takes more time than the implant-based augmentation.

Implant vs. Fat: The implant-based treatment inserts implant made of saline or silicone; whereas, the fat-based treatment transfers fat into the breast.

Paired Procedure: The liposuction treatment is performed to extract the fat from a part of the body to be transferred into the breast.


The End Result: Which Technique is Good for Me?

After discussing the distinguishing features of implant-based breast augmentation and the breast augmentation with fat transfer we can say that both techniques have benefits and drawbacks. If a woman is looking for natural enhancement, fat-based augmentation is recommended but it takes more time and money. If you are not able to choose one of them, consult with your plastic surgeon.


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Written By: Dr. Ken Arashiro

Dr. Ken is one of the best-known cosmetic surgeons in the world. As extremely dedicated surgeon, this has ensured he has work in the most acclaimed clinics throughout the world. At the moment, he is offering his services in Dubai Cosmetic Surgery as a visiting surgeon, with a view to relocating to Dubai in the coming years.

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