Can I be too thin for Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation?


For patients seeking to preserve or enhance their features, fat grafting surgery has grown in popularity. With the artistic and surgical ability to create beautiful, entirely natural results, this groundbreaking technique is utilized by Dr. Bednar to aesthetically enhance the breasts. Fat transfer surgery entails specific requirements from patients, with many raising the question: Am I too thin for fat grafting surgery?

Your weight and bodily dimensions will help to determine suitability to this procedure. However, the patient’s expectations and aesthetic goals are also integral to this process. Dr. Bednar will assess both your frame and aesthetic desires to determine whether a fat transfer is suitable and if so, he will work with you to select the most appropriate donor sites. Once your treatment has been carefully planned, Dr Bednar will draw on his unparalleled artistry and expertise to create a look that caters to your goals and complements your unique appearance.


Candidates for fat grafting surgery should be healthy and maintaining a stable and consistent weight. Since fat can be harvested from various areas of the body, patients are rarely too thin to disqualify for a fat transfer altogether. Even for patients with minimal excess tissue, Dr Bednar usually succeeds in harvesting fat from the lower to medial inner thighs. However, your aesthetic expectations will play a crucial role in determining your suitability to treatment. During your initial consultation, Dr Bednar will work with you to define your aesthetic goal and design an personalized.

Fat grafting surgery is an excellent solution for patients seeking a noticeable but subtle enhancement of the breasts. However, it is important to remember that there are certain limitations on the results you can achieve, depending on the amount of fat stored around your body and the look you are hoping for. If you have minimal body fat but are seeking a dramatic breast transformation, you may find breast augmentation with implants to be more suitable.

lim female before and after Fat Transfer to the Breasts

Plastic Surgery in Charlotte, NC

Dr. Bednar combines his medical expertise and artistic talent to give patients the most natural-looking cosmetic results. He is committed to personal attention, respect, confidentiality and professionalism.

Edward J. Bednar, MD

Board Certified, American Society of Plastic Surgery
Adjunct Professor, Clemson University-Division of Engineering and Sciences


Park Place Medical Complex
439 N. Wendover Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28211

Call 704-366-6700

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