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Breast Rejuvenation and Restoration

At The Skin Centre we want to make you the best version of yourself.
Breast feeding can change the shape of your breasts causing them to lose volume and flatten. These changes in size and shape can have an immense impact on body confidence.
Previously a surgical Mastopexy and Silicon implants under general anesthetic were the only solution to addressing these issues. These invasive procedures have always seemed daunting and come with a long list of risks.
Dr Salmon has worked alongside leading surgeons in the USA to perfect the Autologous Fat Transfer (AFT) procedure to help restore and rejuvenate women’s breasts naturally and permanently, with the added bonus of losing some of the fat from another area of the body you may not love.
This procedure is perfect for mothers who have lost volume after breast feeding to restore the breasts and get them looking as good, if not better than before. It is also great for the women who weren’t naturally gifted with full breasts from the beginning.

Come in and have a confidential consultation with one of our lovely cosmetic nurses and Dr Salmon to see how we can help restore your confidence!

About Dr Salmon

After 15 plus years experience in making breasts smaller through tumescent liposuction, Dr Salmon now offers women the chance to gain breast enlargement to gain extra volume, naturally, and to restore the breasts they used to have before breast feeding, and, for women who have always been small, the chance to have a bigger bust.  In 2017 Dr Salmon went to Miami to study and operate with Dr Roger Khouri who has revolutionised this fat grafting procedure, making it possible to graft as much as 300cc per side in a single session.

Dr Paul Salmon
Dr Paul Salmon

From a Patients Perspective

"After years of pregnancies and breastfeeding my breasts had lost all their fullness and I was very unhappy with the way they looked. I was excited to find out about the natural breast enlargement procedure that the Skin Centre offered.  I had two procedures done and the recovery was great, no pain in my breasts whatsoever. Dr Salmon and Georgie were amazing throughout the entire thing. I was well taken care of and I am so happy with the results! I highly recommend this procedure to anyone wanting to add fullness to their breasts in a natural way. I am so glad I had it done."

"Since my early teens I’ve been very self-conscious about my small breasts. I then lost weight in my early thirties, leaving them even smaller and lacking fullness. I was disheartened as I thought my only option was implants, but I was over the moon when I read about the AFT procedure available from the Skin Centre.

I’ve had two procedures, the first one took fat from my outer thighs and the second from my inner thighs. Not only did I get the bonus of bigger breasts, but I got slimmer thighs from the liposuction, which has improved my overall physique. It has been life changing for me, as I now have more self-confidence and I’m no longer embarrassed about the size of my breasts.

I highly recommend this fabulous procedure to anyone wanting to naturally increase their breast size, as you’re using your body’s own fat, it’s virtually scar free, and they look and feel like natural breasts…BEACUSE THEY ARE! "

How can I Increase my breast size?

Developing larger breasts can be done in a number of ways.

Hormonal: If it is appropriate, your family doctor might suggest putting you on the combined oral contraceptive. This can increase your breast size anywhere from half a cup to one full cup size. This may also cause or be associated with overall weight gain.

Breast Implants: Silicon implants have been used for many decades, the latest data suggest they are very safe. Besides rupture, infection  or encapsulation, the only serious side effect is the development of a cancer of the immune system known as Lymphoma.  This does not happen for many years after implantation and happily is very rare.
If you want to increase your breasts by 2 or more cup sizes in a single procedure, Silicon Implants may be the best method for you.

External Expansion: The application of suction to the breasts will cause them to swell and engorge. This is a temporary phenomenon but can be useful if you have a particular social event you need to be bigger for. When you stop using the device, your breasts go back to their usual size.

Autologous Fat Transfer (AFT): AFT involves the preparation of the breasts with External Expanders followed by augmentation of the breasts. The procedure involves harvesting fat by suctioning it from one part of your body, where you do not want it and placing it where you do. The fat is placed throughout the breasts in fine strips less then a milli-metre in width. The advantage of this technique is that there are no scars, and your breasts are naturally enlarged using your body's own fat.

Preparation

Unlike a silicon implant, prior to your Autologuous Fat Transfer it is necessary to prepare the breast tissue to create an optimal environment for the fat grafting procedure. To achieve this we utilise specifically designed expander domes that suction onto the breast for short periods of time each day to help create space within the breast to place the fat. The expanders increase blood supply and oxygenation to the area to create the optimal fat grafting conditions we at the SkinCentre recommend.

You begin to use expanders approximately 12 weeks prior to your surgery date. Starting with just a few minutes each day, you will slowly increase your use of the expander to enlarge your breasts. It is important to moisturise your breasts well before using the expanders as this will assist with the vacuum seal.

We will arrange a pre-operative consultation with one of our cosmetic nurses to discuss this preparation in detail and we are always here for questions throughout.

The Procedure

We perform AFT under local anaesthetic with light oral sedation right here at the Skin Centre Day Surgery Centre. No need for general anaesthetic. Both your breasts and the area we are taking the fat from, the donor site, will be infused with tumescent anaesthesia.

The fat will be harvested from the donor site by micro-cannula liposculpture, usually from the thighs or abdomen. The fat is then prepared and grafted into your breasts via tiny nicks to ensure minimal scarring. Our nurses will tape your breasts securely to prevent any movement.

We recommend approximately one week of rest and no vigorous exercise or movement until three weeks post-surgery.

Your breasts will be quite swollen at first but usually not tender and final results will not be apparent until 3-4 months post-operatively.

In a single procedure you can expect to increase your breast size by one cup. Two procedures will enable a two cup increase.

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Breast Enlargement and Rejuvenation - Before and After AFT

All photos are taken of patients of the SkinCentre NZ and the Autologous Fat Transfer (AFT) breast enlargement procedures were performed by Dr Paul Salmon.

39 year old, two procedures, breast fed 28 months, 10 weeks expansion, 210 hours, 180ml grafts, 14 weeks expansion, 220ml grafts, post op volumes 550 ml and 570ml, result at 24 months
39 year old, two procedures, breast fed 28 months, 10 weeks expansion, 210 hours, 180ml grafts, 14 weeks expansion, 220ml grafts, post op volumes 550 ml and 570ml, result at 24 months

28 yr old, no lactation, 10 weeks expansion, 350 hours, 240ml graft. Pre-expansion median volume 285mls, 12 month follow up with median volumes of 520 mls after 220ml grafts.
28 yr old, no lactation, 10 weeks expansion, 350 hours, 240ml graft. Pre-expansion median volume 285mls, 12 month follow up with median volumes of 520 mls after 220ml grafts.

42 yr old, breast fed 19 months, 11 weeks expansion-200 hours, 220 ml graft. Pre-expansion median volume 290mls.   12 months after 220ml grafts each breast, post-operative volume 510mls.
42 yr old, breast fed 19 months, 11 weeks expansion-200 hours, 220 ml graft. Pre-expansion median volume 290mls. 12 months after 220ml grafts each breast, post-operative volume 510mls.

38 year old, extensive history of breast feeding over 10 years. Two procedures using 220ml grafts. Follow-up 6 months after second procedure. A to DD
38 year old, extensive history of breast feeding over 10 years. Two procedures using 220ml grafts. Follow-up 6 months after second procedure. A to DD

38 year old, breast fed 2 children. 255ml grafts.  Follow up at 12 months.
38 year old, breast fed 2 children. 255ml grafts. Follow up at 12 months.

48year old, breast fed 2 children, 230ml grafts. Follow up at 6 months.
48year old, breast fed 2 children, 230ml grafts. Follow up at 6 months.

28 year old, no breastfeeding, single procedure with 190 ml grafts. Follow up at 3 months. B to CC
28 year old, no breastfeeding, single procedure with 190 ml grafts. Follow up at 3 months. B to CC

Complications of Breast Implants

Both AFT and external expansion have been well proven in the literature to be safe procedures that do not give rise to cancer. Where the procedure is carried out under general anesthesia, the risks are those of general anaesthesia. Complications are still possible but very rare and include skin rash from the expander domes,  infection, assymetry and need for re operation. 

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/breast-implants/risks-and-complications-breast-implants

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30222598/

https://insights.ovid.com/pubmed?pmid=30222598

https://journals.lww.com/plasreconsurg/Abstract/2006/03000/A_Long_Term_Study_of_Outcomes,_Complications,_and.6.aspx