Liposuction and breast augmentation are two of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries today. Unfortunately, while these procedures are very successful in achieving results, those results do not always turn out exactly as you would like. Common complications and surgical imperfections include irregularities in the smoothness or overall contour of the treated area. However, Dr. Calabria offers a stem cell addition to liposuction and a stem cell alternative to breast augmentation that can eliminate the possibility of surgical imperfections.
Traditional Liposuction Vs. Stem Cell Fat Grafting
During a traditional liposuction procedure, small incisions are made in the treatment area before loosened fat cells are suctioned out through a small tube. Liposuction is effective in removing unwanted fat cells nearly anywhere on the body, and patients quickly notice the results. Unfortunately, as liposuction only removes fat cells, it cannot always control the positioning of the remaining cells. Therefore, traditional liposuction often results in skin dimpling, dents, and contour irregularities.
Body contouring with stem cell fat grafting restores these dents. During a stem cell fat grafting procedure, traditional liposuction is first performed. However, once all of the targeted fat is gone, Dr. Calabria returns to the treatment area to inject stem cell fat. This injection will not only fill in the dimples and dents left from the liposuction, but the stem cells secrete growth factors that trigger additional cell production and growth. By combining liposuction with stem cell fat grafting, natural-looking results are finally possible. You can get rid of unwanted fat without sacrificing a smooth, shapely contour.
Breast Implants Vs. Stem Cell Breast Augmentation
Stem cell breast augmentation uses stem cell fat grafting instead of implants as the augmenting material. During a traditional breast augmentation, either a saline or silicone breast implant is inserted into the chest. While this implant will enhance the size, volume, and shape of the breast, it can also contribute to unnatural-looking results. It can be hard to predict the way a solid implant will sit on the chest and how your natural breast tissue and fat will mold to it. If the surrounding tissue and fat don’t move in the expected way, then your implant may create unusual dents or creases on the breast. On the other hand, stem cell breast augmentation uses fat harvested from your body to fill the area. Therefore, this procedure offers more natural-looking fullness than an implant could.
Any implant is a foreign object, and your body will treat it that way. This means that scar tissue will form around it, and it is possible for this scar tissue to contract around the implant, causing a significant amount of physical discomfort as well as creating a deformed breast appearance. This occurrence is known as capsular contracture, and it is the most common complication associated with breast implants. However, stem cell breast augmentation comes without the risk of capsular contraction because nothing foreign is being added to your body. Here, fat is simply being taken and added back to a more desirable location. Your body cannot reject your own fat, and no scar tissue will form, which makes stem cell breast augmentation a much safer and more comfortable alternative to breast implants.
To learn more about how stem cell fat grafting and breast augmentation can repair surgical imperfections, contact Dr. Calabria at his Beverly Hills office at (310) 879-1488, Rancho Mirage office at (760) 836-0077, or Milan, Italy, office at +39.349.4662323 to set up a consultation.