Natural Breast Augmentation San Antonio
We offer natural breast augmentation at our San Antonio plastic surgery center using breast injections for women with breast deformities as well as those who are seeking a slight enhancement to the bust line. Utilizing excess fat deposits that are harvested and transferred from elsewhere on the body, Dr. Barone can safely reconstruct or enhance the breasts without the use of breast implants. With a fat transfer procedure, the risks of implant rejection and implant failure are eliminated, and the procedure can be accomplished using local or awake surgery techniques for the comfort of the patient. If you suffer from a breast deformity or would like to subtly enhance your bust line, natural breast augmentation may be for you; breast injections are safe and Dr. Barone has extensive experience with fat transfer procedures. Please contact our plastic surgery center today to schedule a cosmetic consultation to see whether breast injections are right for you!
Candidates for Natural Breast Augmentation
Natural breast augmentation with breast injections isn't for everyone; women who are seeking to significantly reshape or increase the size of their breasts would be better served by traditional breast augmentation using breast implants. However, breast injections can be beneficial for a variety of women, including:
- Individuals who have undergone a mastectomy as a result of cancer
- Women who have had a lumpectomy procedure
- Women who have suffered from a breast implant collapse or deflation
- Women with a tuberous breast condition (a condition in which the breasts have failed to develop)
- Individuals who are interested in subtly enhancing the bust line
If you are interested in enhancing the shape of your breasts or suffer from a breast deformity and are interested in reconstruction surgery, natural breast augmentation may be for you. The effects of breast injections can be pronounced, especially when paired with a breast lift, and many women are surprised to find that their aesthetic goals can be met without the use of breast implants.
Procedure for Breast Injections
The procedure for natural breast augmentation involves harvesting unwanted excess fat through a liposuction technique (such as Custom Acoustic Liposuction), and then utilizing the fat deposits for breast injections. The fat is prepared for the injections by being placed in a centrifuge, where it is refined and rid of any impurities to help ensure that it will be accepted into the deposit location. The benefit of fat transfer over the use of artificial fillers or implants is that the tissue is being reused, and thus not likely to be rejected by the body as foreign material. Fat also stays in the body for a much longer period of time before being absorbed and so fat transfers are more permanent.
To place the breast injections, Dr. Barone will make six to eight small incisions (roughly two-millimeters in size) on the side of each breast, at which point she will inject the fat deposits in layers from the pectoralis major muscle upwards towards the top of the breast (the injections are placed with blunt-tipped syringes or cannulas to reduce the risk of damage to blood vessels and never endings). Layering the fat injections from the base of the breast to the peak allows Dr. Barone to provide the patient with natural-looking and aesthetically pleasing results. Slight scarring is likely, but Dr. Barone is well versed in both hiding and minimizing scarring so that it is as inconspicuous as possible.
Contact Dr. Constance Barone Today
If you would like to learn more about breast injections or natural breast augmentation surgery, we invite you to contact our South Texas plastic surgery centers to schedule a cosmetic consultation. We are dedicated to patient care at Constance Barone, M.D. and would be happy to work with you to help you achieve your goals!