Fat transfer to breast - Dr Glenn Murray Perth WA


Fat Transfer to the Breast

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What is Fat Transfer to the Breast?

Fat Transfer to the Breast offers a lasting approach to breast enhancement through the use of the patient’s own fat. This method can be undertaken independently or in conjunction with Breast Implants. The procedure involves harvesting fat from a targeted area, processing it, and subsequently injecting the fat cells into the breasts for augmentation. It’s essential to be aware that, given the use of the patient’s own fat cells, there is a potential for natural metabolic processes to occur, necessitating the consideration of potential top-up treatments over time.

Common names

Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation, Breast Augmentation with Fat Grafting, Autologous Fat Transfer to Breast

Targeted areas

Breast / Chest

important information

Please be aware that you must have a GP referral before booking a consultation with Dr Murray.

Procedure Information

Procedure Type



From $9,900

*excluding theatre fee, post-surgical garments, post operative medications. An all-inclusive fee will be discussed at time of consultation with Dr Murray.

Payment Options

Absolute Cosmetic offers multiple payment options including, and not limited to; Cash, Credit Cards (Visa, Mastercard etc), AfterPay and Lay-by.

Fat transfer to the breast.

Fat transfer to breasts, Vaser liposuction upper and lower abdomen & waist, Before and 1 month after

Cosmetic surgery for the breasts ranks among the most sought-after procedures globally. While breast augmentation with implants remains a prevalent method for surgical breast enhancement, there are alternative options. Achieving improved breast shape, size, and symmetry is possible by utilizing one’s own fat. This approach is especially favored by individuals seeking a combination of body contouring procedures, such as liposuction, along with breast enhancement.

Why choose Absolute Cosmetic for your Perth Fat Transfer to the Breast Procedure?

  • We have over 20 years of full-time experience in Cosmetic Medicine
  • Dr Murray has been trained by some of the world’s top Plastic Surgeons
  • Dr Murray has been specifically trained in Fat Transfer to the Breast
  • We have performed over 8,000 Liposuction procedures and hundreds of Fat Transfer procedures
  • We have the only VASER PRO and Liposat in Western Australia. We also have hi-def equipment.

*It’s important to recognize that any cosmetic surgical or invasive procedure comes with inherent risks and the possibility of complications. Therefore, before moving forward, we strongly recommend that you allocate time for thorough research, self-education, and consider seeking a second opinion from a qualified practitioner to make an informed decision.

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Is Fat Transfer permanent?

While fat transfer is generally regarded as a lasting procedure, there are factors that may impact the outcomes. The body has the tendency to reabsorb some of the transferred fat cells, and the extent of this reabsorption varies among individuals. The exact number of cells reabsorbed cannot be determined until after the procedure. Following the initial treatment, some patients may opt for a top-up, and in a few cases, a second top-up may be necessary. It’s important to note that any subsequent weight loss can influence the results, as the fat cells may shrink in size, and additional considerations, such as smoking, may further impact the metabolism of the transferred fat, potentially affecting the overall outcome.

Who is a suitable candidate for Fat Transfer to the Breast?

Optimal health is a prerequisite for any surgical or invasive procedure. Individuals who typically make suitable candidates for this particular procedure include:

  • Those aiming to augment their breast size by 1-2 cup sizes without resorting to implants
  • Individuals seeking a result that is both natural-looking and feeling
  • Those with surplus body fat in other areas that can be extracted and transferred
  • Individuals desiring enhanced breast symmetry
  • Those in search of a subtle lift or a restoration of lost volume in their breasts

It’s important to note that the fat transfer will not be injected directly into the breast tissue but rather in front of and behind it. This precautionary measure, rooted in historical concerns about a potential link between fat injection into breast tissue and increased breast cancer risk, is still observed. While current understanding suggests this association is unlikely, this precaution is maintained for added safety.

What happens during Your Perth Fat Transfer to the Breast Procedure?

The procedure entails transferring fat from a designated area of the body to the breasts. Dr. Murray initiates the process by utilising Vaser Pro Liposuction to extract a portion of fat. Some patients choose to remove more fat than necessary for the transfer, aiming to enhance overall body contours. Once the fat is processed, it is then injected into the breasts. The method of introducing the fat through injection results in significantly fewer scars and less downtime compared to a conventional breast augmentation procedure.

important information on fat transfer to breast

In accordance with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) protocol, it is a prerequisite to obtain a GP referral for all cosmetic surgical procedures before scheduling a consultation with Dr. Glenn Murray. Additionally, a Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) questionnaire will need to be completed to assess your suitability for the procedure. To facilitate informed discussions and address any questions you may have, informational videos will be sent to your designated email prior to your meeting with Dr. Murray. Following a second consultation with a member of our clinical team, a mandatory 7-day cooling off period will commence. During this time, we strongly encourage you to seek further information and education regarding your desired procedure, as well as consider obtaining a second opinion. After the 7-day cooling off period, you are welcome to proceed with scheduling your procedure and embark on your Absolute Cosmetic journey.

It is imperative to strictly avoid smoking, vaping, and illicit drug use before, during, and after the procedure. Nicotine consumption during the surgical process heightens the risk of complications, infection, delayed healing, or an unsatisfactory cosmetic outcome. Please note that we maintain a stringent cancellation policy for those who continue to smoke or vape. We advise all patients to cease smoking at least 2 weeks before the procedure and to abstain for 6 weeks following the procedure. Reducing nicotine intake does not diminish the risk of complications; the most substantial health benefit is derived from quitting smoking altogether. We highly recommend and encourage the use of nicotine cessation aids during this period. For more comprehensive information regarding potential complications and guidance on quitting smoking, please refer to this resource.

It is vital to note that if you have smoked within the last 2 weeks, the procedure will be canceled, and payment will not be refunded.

To ensure your readiness for the procedure, being in good health is essential. It’s crucial to avoid blood-thinning medications such as aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, fish oil, green tea, and turmeric leading up to the procedure. Additionally, a blood test should be conducted at least 1 week before the scheduled procedure. A nurse will go through an extensive checklist to ensure that you are well prepared, via a pre-operative call before your procedure day.

On the day of the procedure, fasting is mandatory, meaning you should refrain from consuming food or water for 6 hours prior to your scheduled surgical start time. However, you may take a small sip of water in the morning to consume any pre-surgery medication if necessary. These precautions are taken to optimize your safety and the success of the procedure. All paperwork must be completed before the procedure and will be sighted and signed by your admitting surgical nurse.

Risks and Recovery following fat transfer to breasts

Fat transfer to the breasts, can provide natural-looking results, however it’s essential to be aware of the potential risks and recovery process associated with this procedure. Some risks that you need to be aware of include but not limited to: infection, Bruising and Swelling, Fat Resorption, Calcification, Asymmetry and/or Necrosis to name a few.

In regards to recovery, after fat transfer surgery, you’ll need to rest and avoid strenuous activities for the first few days. No extreme heat or cold should be applied to the fat transfer areas and no pressure/compression garments over the injected areas.

Ensure that you attend all Follow-Up appointments, whether it be in person or via facetime to ensure we are able to monitor your progress and ensure proper healing. We will instruct you of all your aftercare protocols and when you can resume normal daily activities. 

By understanding the potential risks and following your surgeon’s post-operative instructions diligently, you can help minimize complications and achieve satisfactory results from fat transfer to the breasts. Always choose a board-certified plastic surgeon with experience in this procedure to ensure the safest and most effective outcome.

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Glenn Murray

Medical Director and Owner

Dr. Murray (MED0001196978) leads the team of doctors and health professionals at Absolute Cosmetic, bringing over two decades of full-time experience in cosmetic medicine to his role as Medical Director and Owner of Absolute Cosmetic Perth.

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*Before and After Disclaimer. All before and after photographs show actual patients of Absolute Cosmetic and are published with written consent. Images have not been digitally enhanced or altered. Outcomes shown are only relevant for each patient and do not necessarily reflect the results other patients may experience. Results may vary due to many factors including the individual’s genetics, diet and exercise. Please be advised that surgical outcomes vary, from patient to patient, and comprehensive research is crucial before making any decisions. Please read the associated treatment page for information regarding risks and recovery. All surgical before and after photographs are taken before and one year after the procedure unless otherwise specified. All surgical procedures have been performed by Dr. Glenn Murray (AHPRA Registration MED0001196978) Registered Medical Practitioner, Perth.

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Dr. Glenn Murray (AHPRA Registration MED0001196978) Registered Medical Practitioner. General disclaimer: Patient outcomes can vary due to factors such as... genetics, diet, age, exercise, lifestyle, weight, and overall health. It’s essential to understand that all invasive surgeries come with inherent risks and require a recovery period and specific care regimen. Detailed information regarding surgical risks and complications is available here, but it is advisable to conduct thorough research and obtain a second opinion to ensure you are able to make an informed decision. Please note that the information provided is general in nature and does not constitute medical advice or establish a doctor-patient relationship. For real patient images, please visit our Before and After page. Please be advised that surgical outcomes vary, from patient to patient, and comprehensive research is crucial before making any decisions. This website contains imagery which is only suitable for audiences 18+.

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