Kent V. Hasen, MD: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Med Spa of Naples
3699 Airport Pulling Road North
Naples, FL 34105
Phone: (239) 262-5662
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Breast Enhancement With Fat Transfer
Women looking for a small gain in breast size or a natural alternative to breast implants visit board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kent V. Hasen for breast enhancement with fat transfer in the Naples-Fort Myers area. Dr. Hasen also uses this innovative treatment to improve the results of other breast enhancement procedures by adding a slight amount of volume in specific areas.
Who Is a Good Candidate?
Dr. Hasen’s fat transfer breast enhancement protocol is based on the research and teachings of Dr. Roger Khouri from Miami, who is renowned for his success with these procedures. Because fat transfer requires fat cells to be removed from one area of the body (usually the abdomen, thighs, or buttocks), the first step in the surgical process is liposuction. Once Dr. Hasen processes and purifies the fat removed during liposuction, he carefully injects it into the breasts.
After all fat transfer procedures, either for the breasts, buttocks, or facial enhancement, some of the fat that is injected gets naturally absorbed by the body rather than staying in place. To prevent this absorption during breast reconstruction and to encourage more of the fat to “take,” Dr. Hasen has his patients use the BRAVA® system, a special bra that places sustained tension on the breasts to encourage circulation and tissue expansion. After wearing this bra for several weeks, patients return for a second round of fat transfer around 3 months after the prior treatment and sometimes a third after a few more months depending on their results.
This multi-staged procedure allows Dr. Hasen to achieve beautiful, natural-looking contours as the breasts heal and fat settles over time.
Generally, the donor sites where the fat is taken from will heal just like regular liposuction sites. There may be some temporary swelling or bruising at the recipient sites in the breasts, but there is typically only minimal discomfort. It’s important to avoid sleeping on your stomach for the first 4 weeks after surgery. Patients usually feel well enough to return to most regular activities after 1 to 2 weeks and can resume exercise or more strenuous activities slowly thereafter.
If you need correction after your initial breast augmentation, Dr. Hasen can help. Learn about your options for breast implant revision.
With each round of fat transfer, a patient’s results improve. One of the most significant benefits of fat transfer breast enhancement is how natural the results look and feel.
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