Although the aesthetic remodeling of breasts by fat grafting has been done for many years, in the 1980s the American Society of Plastic Surgery imposed a moratorium on this technique because it could mask or hinder the diagnosis of breast cancer. Nowadays, it is a procedure that has taken on new vigor and interest in the realm of cosmetic surgery. In this article, we provide patients with an overview of Michigan breast augmentation using fat grafts.
The technique of fat grafting (liposculpture, lipoimplantation, etc.) has improved considerably, greatly increasing the percentage of cases with good or excellent results in the medium and long term. In addition to this success, the percentage of calcifications that occur has been drastically reduced and the results differ less from those who undergo other breast procedures such as breast augmentation with silicone implants or Michigan breast reduction. Breast augmentation using fat grafts is now a reliable technique that does not mask bre..