Patients have asked if it’s possible to take fat from the hips (or other areas) and place it in the breasts or face. The answers is, yes, it is possible. The procedure is called Fat Transfer and has been effectively and safely performed by doctors overseas for many years. At La Fontaine we use a process called Aquashape™.
The AquaShape™ procedure uses the body-jet® liposuction and fat transfer device to remove unwanted fat from targeted areas of your body while improving body contouring. Once the fat is removed it is then re-injected in strategic areas to enhance volume and shape in the breasts and/or buttocks.
With AquaShape™ you are using your own natural fat to enhance your breasts and/or buttocks instead of artificial implants. AquaShape™ fat injections can give breasts and buttocks a softer, smoother and more natural-looking appearance. Additionally, you’ll be able to take advantage of outstanding body contouring in the donor areas through the AquaShape™ by body-jet® procedure.
Our typical patients are women that have had children and feel their breasts have deflated and are satisfied with a 3/4 to one cup size breast enhancement and/or improvement of cleavage.
Yes! Some people are unhappy with the appearance of their artificial implants after time. AquaShape™ may be used to correct irregularities, improve dimpling, and smooth out visible edges around implants.
Fat Transfer for use in breast enhancement has been extensively studied and received a positive recommendation from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Additionally studies have shown that the possible calcification seen after Fat Transfer to the breast can be differentiated from breast cancer on mammograms. In essence, Fat Transfer does not interfere with the ability to detect breast cancer.
To find out if AquaShape™ is right for you, you should make an appointment for a personal consultation with our physician who can answer your questions about AquaShape™.
Call 303-355-4772 to schedule your complimentary consultation.
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