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Breast Fat Transfer Augmentation – Autologous Fat Grafting

Sydney and Melbourne

What is breast fat transfer augmentation surgery?

Breast fat transfers are a way to subtly and naturally increase the size of your breasts and is suitable for those wanting a small increase of 1-2 cup sizes. This procedure is also used in combination with breast implants and is known as breast fat transfer augmentation or hybrid breast augmentation. A bigger cup size is able to be achieved with this combination and the fat transfer fills in areas where natural breast tissue is lacking – to create a more natural result. During the procedure, fat is taken from areas such as the abdomen, thighs, or back through liposuction and then injected into the breasts.

PRICE FROM $12,315

Breast Implants + Fat Transfer


Tailored solution to enhance your results.


1-2 weeks off work depending on your job.


Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and online consultations available.


All breast fat transfer augmentation before and after results shown were performed by MINKST surgeons. The results shown are only relevant for these patients and do not necessarily reflect the results other patients may experience, as results may vary due to many factors including the individual’s genetics, diet and exercise. See more results here.

Breast Implants + Fat Transfers
Breast Implants + Fat Transfers
Breast Implants + Fat Transfers


Even before your surgery consultation with your MINKST surgeon, our expert team will inform and guide you. We will ensure you are prepared and ready to get most out of your consultation.

Pre Surgery Consultation with your MINKST surgeon

At this consultation your MINKST surgeon will listen to what you want to achieve and develop with you a personalised operation plan including:

The reasons you want to have this surgery and outcome you would like to achieve
– Implants or no implants
– Incision planning
– Scar minimisation
– Your surgeon will also ensure you have a clear understanding of the risk of breast fat transfers. If you are considering breast implants as well your surgeon will explain the risks and benefits of staging the procedures or doing both at the same time.

Surgery Day

Your procedure will be performed as day surgery under general anaesthetic in an accredited, licensed hospital. The breast fat transfer augmentation surgery itself takes between 2 – 3 hours. You will spend typically a couple of hours under close supervision in the recovery area before being discharged. You will need a responsible adult to take you home and stay with you for the first night.

Post Surgery

You will have your surgeon’s mobile phone number in case you need them and the MINKST nurse will regularly be in touch to ensure everything is running smoothly. We will have arranged your first post operative check up with your surgeon before you leave the hospital.


Why choose MINKST for your surgery?

  • Our cumulative experience exceeds 50 years in the cosmetic surgery field
  • MINKST Medical Director, Dr Daniel Fleming has performed over 6,000 breast implant procedures with over 25 years of experience, is internationally recognised as an author and researcher and acts as an advisor to the TGA.
  • All our Australian qualified doctors meet our stringent standards and are all fellows of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) or the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) – contact us for more details including qualifications, experience and their results
  • Led by your MINKST doctor, our team of experts will guide you through the entire surgical journey to help you achieve your best possible result.


MINKST offers breast fat transfer in various locations throughout Australia, including major cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and more.

We also offer our services in regional areas across the country.


Breast fat transfer augmentation, with or without breast implants, is a day procedure with no need for an overnight stay. If you are not a local and cannot travel home, we have options for you.

Every patient is different but generally breast fat transfer patients experience mild to moderate pain during their recovery. Medication will be prescribed in case you need it. Approximately a week after surgery most patients can return to work. If you have a physical job you may need longer.

During the first few weeks some swelling and bruising will be present whilst the tissue is healing. This initially feels quite firm but gradually softens. Another consequence of the swelling is that it artificially lifts the breasts more than the planned amount, so you should expect some settling to a more natural result over the first few months.


Breast fat transfer, like any surgical procedure, carries risks that individuals should be aware of.

These include infection, bleeding, scarring, asymmetry, changes in breast sensation, fat necrosis, calcification, cyst formation, oil cysts, and the potential need for additional revision surgeries. Incomplete fat graft survival and volume retention over time are possible. Rare complications like pulmonary embolism or fat embolism syndrome can occur.

If combined with breast implants, risks like rupture, rippling, or capsular contracture may also arise. Textured breast implants have been associated with Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma (ALCL).

Consulting with a qualified surgeon, discussing all risks thoroughly, and carefully considering the benefits versus risks are vital for making an informed decision.

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