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Surgery Process Guide to Breast Fat Transfer

Anti-ageing Breast Fat Transfer Compensation

Fat transfer is one of the most popular anti-ageing cosmetic procedures available in the UK. As a minimally invasive cosmetic operation, breast fat transfer has become a common alternative to breast enlargement or augmentation surgery for women. If self-confidence has been affected by smaller than average breasts or drooping breasts, breast fat transfer is seen by some women as a possible corrective.

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors and Breast Fat Transfer

As breast fat transfer has become more popular, it’s also caused more problems. Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors are there to help if you’ve undergone a bad breast fat transfer procedure due to a mistake from a cosmetic surgeon or cosmetic surgery. With our longstanding experience in the field of medical negligence, we understand the distress a patient can suffer when a breast fat transfer goes wrong.

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors was the very first law firm set up in England and Wales for the victims of cosmetic surgery negligence. Since our establishment ten years ago, we have a success rate of over 95% in cosmetic surgery claims cases that were pursued after obtaining medical evidence. We have successfully recovered over £2.5 million in cosmetic surgery compensation for our deserving clients.

Speak to us now on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from one of our expert Cosmetic Claims team and make a claim for compensation for a negligent breast fat transfer.

How Breast Fat Transfer Works

Before the breast fat transfer can be done, the patient is usually required to wear a special suction bra for several hours a day for about a month. This attempts to expand the breasts in preparation for receiving extra fat in the breast fat transfer process. A breast fat transfer is actually made up of two procedures; the harvesting of the fat and the insertion of the fat into the breast. Both procedures are minimally invasive and take in total between 3-4 hours. The patient receives a local anaesthetic and an overnight hospital stay is not generally required. If your breast fat transfer operation is completed without complications then the process for the transfer of fat to the breast should proceed like this:

  • In this low-pressure liposuction, the process begins with the cosmetic surgeon administering tumescent or swollen fluid to the patient. When it has taken full effect, two small incisions, not normally longer than 3mm, are made at the donor site agreed beforehand by the surgeon and the patient. The fat tissue can be taken from many different parts of the patient’s body but usually fat is extracted from the thighs, belly or buttocks.
  • Fat is then harvested by inserting a tiny cannula or thin metal tube connected to a small syringe into the donor site. This prevents the living fat cells from being destroyed.
  • The suctioned fluid is then processed through centrifugation to separate out the unwanted blood, oil and water and what is left is pure fat. That is the end of the liposuction process in breast fat transfer.
  • To insert the fat into the breast during a breast fat transfer procedure, hundreds of tiny individual fat droplets are injected into the breast site, again using a cannula to increase breast size or reshape breast volume. The cannula is used to try and prevent bleeding from the small vessels in and around the tissue.
  • If all goes according to plan, the new fat is then incorporated within the existing fat tissue and the breasts are enlarged.
  • Finally, the cosmetic surgeon closes the incisions with sutures and applies a dressing to the breasts to minimize swelling.  After breast fat transfer surgery, the suction bra is worn again for about a week.

Was that how your breast fat transfer procedure was performed?

If not, you may be entitled to substantial financial compensation. Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors know exactly what to look for when it comes to negligent breast fat transfer surgery so talk to us today on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from our specialist legal team to understand how you can make a claim for breast fat transfer negligence.

When Your Breast Fat Transfer Goes Wrong, Claim for Compensation

When you’ve had to endure a bad breast fat transfer, then you should have recourse to financial compensation. If you’ve been a victim of a negligent breast fat transfer, then talk to Michael Saul, the Head of Cosmetic Claims at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors today by taking these simple first steps in making a claim:

  1. Talk to our dedicated breast fat transfer claims team on 0800 634 0285
  2. Let us call you back at a time that suits both you and your availability
  3. Give us the details of how your breast fat transfer procedure went wrong. Our expert team of solicitors will identify your options when it comes to making a claim for compensation
  4. Our experienced cosmetic medical negligence solicitors will take it from there

What Can Go Wrong with Breast Fat Transfer?

While a breast fat transfer is a minimally invasive procedure, there is still considerable post-operative pain, bruising and swelling for days after the breast fat transfer.

A successful cosmetic breast fat transfer significant amounts of fat may be absorbed by the body following a fat transfer surgery procedure and some patients may require further breast fat transfer treatment.

If your breast fat transfer has gone wrong there can be severe physical and psychological consequences. The most common indications that you’ve suffered a bad breast fat transfer procedure can be:

  • The breast skin cells die (necrosis) leaving the skin lumpy
  • After the breast fat transfer, the breast skin area is unequal in shape or asymmetric
  • Too much fat is injected into the breasts during the procedure which can result in breast distortion
  • Inappropriate scars, bruises and droopy skin as a result of the breast procedure
  • Blood clotting although this can be rare.

If you are suffering from any of these symptoms of a bad breast fat transfer, then you should speak to us. At Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors we are experts in the breast fat transfer claims process and know exactly what to look for so you can make a successful claim. Talk to us today on 0800 634 0285.

You Deserve Financial Compensation for a Bad Breast Fat Transfer

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors are the number one UK cosmetic surgery legal practice for three main reasons:

  1. We have a decade’s experience in dealing with all kinds of negligent cosmetic surgery including breast fat transfer surgery negligence.
  2. We have secured substantial financial compensation for patients who’ve endured negligent plastic surgery with a success rate of 95% in the cases we’ve managed.
  3. We’re there for you to answer any questions you have and to support you at all times during what can be a long and arduous negligence claims process.

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to have suffered a breast fat transfer procedure gone wrong, then please speak to us today on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from Michael Saul or one of his dedicated breast fat transfer negligence claims team so you can start to put things right.

Cosmetic Surgery Process Guides

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors has surgery process guides for other frequent types of cosmetic surgery negligence like the following:

Breast Surgery Cosmetic Claims Guides

Please find a list of quick links to a number of key topics relating to breast surgeries that Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors can support with making a claim for negligence. These guides should provide you with information that will help you ascertain if you’ve been victim of cosmetic surgery negligence.

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