|Now, these fat stem cells can be isolated from the patients fat, activated and mixed back into the fat. It takes about an hour to activate the cells. Once activated they will form a new blood supply for the transplanted fat. This is called stem cell enhanced breast augmentation.
The procedure is as follows.
During a single operation, fat is harvested from the women's thigh or abdomen ( similar to liposuction ). It is split into two samples. One sample will be used to extract and activate the stem cells. The other sample will receive the activated stem cells and be used for the breast enhancement or fat transfer. This stem cell rich fat is then injected back into the breast. The results are immediate, the women has larger breasts, usually one or two cup sizes. ( see diagram below )