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Natural Looking Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer

Before and After Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation09/15/2019 
If you desire a larger and shapelier bust but are averse to having foreign objects (breast implants) placed into your body, breast augmentation with fat transfer may be the exact solution you have been looking for. With this procedure, Dr. Ravi uses fat taken from your own body to gently enhance and reshape the breasts, producing results that both look and feel entirely natural.


Traditional breast augmentation uses silicone or saline breast implants to enhance the size and shape of the breasts. While incredibly effective and capable of producing stunning results, implants may need to be replaced or repositioned over time. By contrast, breast augmentation with fat transfer produces a permanent result that will not require revision. However, because some of the fat that is inserted into the breasts will be reabsorbed following natural breast augmentation, it is possible that more than one procedure will be necessary to achieve ideal cup size. This will be discussed in greater detail during your initial consultation at our Houston office.

Additional Sculpting

Breast augmentation with fat transfer utilizes fat form your own body, which helps to reduce the risk of rejection. What’s more, the removal of fat from the donor area will help sculpt and tone that region of the body as well.

Using advanced liposuction techniques, Dr. Ravi will carefully remove fat from an area that has enough to spare. Common donor sites include:

  • Thighs
  • Abdomen
  • Back
  • Flanks

After fat has been removed from the selected area of the body, it undergoes a process of purification before being reinserted into strategically targeted areas of the breasts. The amount of fat removed and the amount of fat injected will be dependent on various factors unique to your body and desires. Good candidates for fat transfer breast augmentation must have enough fat on the body to support liposuction. If your frame is smaller or not enough fat is present, breast augmentation with implants will be a better option.

Understanding Recovery from Natural Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer

The incisions used for fat transfer breast augmentation are incredibly small, which reduces both surgical risks and postoperative scarring. The smaller incisions may also help reduce overall recovery time, though some swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort can be expected for several days.

The area that has been treated with liposuction may also have some swelling, bruising, and postoperative discomfort, but most women are able to resume working at non-demanding jobs and to resume similar activities within just a few days.

Full recovery from liposuction and fat transfer breast augmentation may take up to six weeks. At this time, Dr. Ravi will be able to assess your results and determine if additional procedures will be needed to produce ideal results. Additional procedures are not typically needed, but they are possible. If you are concerned about having more than one procedure, more reliable results can be achieved with breast implants. This will be discussed as Dr. Ravi covers all of your breast augmentation options during your initial consultation.

To schedule your breast augmentation consultation, please call Body by Ravi at 281-242-1061 today. Located in Houston, Dr. Ravi welcomes women from The Woodlands, Katy, Sugar Land, and all nearby Texas communities.

Body By Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics

Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both Board-Certified Physicians, use a patient-centered approach and spend as much time as needed to make each patient feel special and respected—not just another person walking through the door. As a team, a one-of-a-kind treatment plan is created to address concerns from head to toe with the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques, including: Breast Augmentation (Implants), Tummy Tucks, Liposuction, Mommy Makeovers, miraDry®, Botox®, Dermal Fillers, and Sculptra®. Working side-by-side, Dr. Ravi and Dr. Gopathi strive to create a long-lasting relationship with each patient, meeting any new aesthetic needs as they arise. Together, the staff at Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics take each patient step-by-step through their cosmetic journey to achieve the desired aesthetic results.

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Body by Ravi Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics sends well wished to all of those impacted by COVID-19. We understand that this has impacted our entire country in multiple ways, from falling sick to job changes and school cancellations. We understand your multiple concerns and anxieties, and we want to assure you that as a medical practice, we are here for you.

Our office is open and ready to serve you. We have restarted performing elective surgeries at an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and in office elective surgical procedures will resume after May 8th. In order to decrease viral spread and to minimize utilization of medical supplies during this time of need, we have implemented a strict screening protocol. As far as non-surgical procedures, we are slowly rolling out these procedures. We are currently offering Botox and other non-surgical in office procedures, such as miraDry and Morpheus8 radiofrequency microneedling. We tentatively will be restarting filler treatments on May 18th. All staff and all patients are required to wear masks at all times. We are also not allowing any additional guests at this time. We are taking extra time and extra steps to make sure all contact surfaces, such as door handles and counter tops, are cleaned around the clock with appropriate cleaning solutions. Your safety had always been, and will continue to be, of utmost importance.

Dr. Ravi Somayazula and Dr. Swapna Gopathi, both board certified physicians, will continue to offer both complimentary virtual consultations via a HIPAA compliant and secure platform and in person office consultations. We are happy to provide these two options so that you can choose the option that is most comfortable for you.

As responsible leaders in our community, we will always take the appropriate steps to ensure that every decision we make is focused on the health and safety of our patients and staff. We continue to monitor the CDC’s guidelines on infection control and are implementing their recommendations on an ongoing bases.

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