The innovative Dr V Hybrid breast augmentation procedure combines the use of breast implants and a highly targeted fat transfer to enhance volume and achieve a beautifully natural cleavage. What sets this technique apart is its remarkable advancement in the field of breast augmentation surgery, as it optimizes the appearance of traditional augmentations by incorporating a fat transfer to the breast tissue. Notably, this treatment surpasses the satisfaction levels associated with conventional breast augmentation, as it offers extensive customization options to fulfill your unique preferences in terms of shape, upper pole fullness, and cleavage enhancement.
For patients who possess a very lean or muscular physique, as well as transgender patients, Dr. Rotsaert deems a hybrid breast augmentation necessary to ensure adequate coverage of the implants with soft tissue. Drawing from Dr. Rotsaert’s expertise, relying solely on implants for breast augmentation may yield suboptimal aesthetic outcomes for these specific patients, particularly as time progresses. Thin-skinned individuals with delicate soft tissue often struggle to conceal the outer edges of implants without the supplementary fat transfer. Rippling and the visibility or palpability of breast implants are more commonly observed in patients who are thin, heavily muscled, or transgender, often leading to dissatisfaction with the final results.
Pre-procedure Preparation: Preparing for Dr V’s Hybrid Breast Augmentation involves a thorough consultation and assessment of your unique goals and expectations. Dr Veerle Rotsaert will discuss the various options available for breast augmentation, including implant size, shape, and incision placement. It is important to have realistic expectations and a clear understanding of the procedure. Dr Rotsaert will provide guidance on pre-procedure preparations specific to your case, which may include avoiding certain medications, arranging for a support person during your recovery, and ensuring you have ample time for rest and healing.
Risks and Potential Complications: As with any surgical procedure, Hybrid Breast Augmentation carries potential risks and complications. Dr Veerle Rotsaert will take the time to explain these risks during your consultation. These may include infection, bleeding, adverse reaction to anesthesia, scarring, implant rupture or leakage, changes in nipple or breast sensation, and the possibility of revision surgery. Dr Rotsaert will discuss measures taken to minimise these risks and will address any concerns you may have, ensuring you have a thorough understanding before proceeding.
Pre-procedure Instructions: To optimise the outcome of your Hybrid Breast Augmentation, Dr Rotsaert will provide pre-procedure instructions tailored to your individual needs. These instructions may include abstaining from smoking and certain medications that can interfere with the healing process, arranging for post-operative care and support, and following a healthy diet to promote optimal healing. It is important to closely follow these instructions to prepare your body for the procedure and enhance your recovery.
Preparing for Recovery: Understanding the recovery process is crucial for a smooth and comfortable healing experience after Hybrid Breast Augmentation. Dr Veerle Rotsaert will provide comprehensive post-operative instructions that may involve wearing a special supportive bra, taking prescribed medications, avoiding strenuous activities, and attending follow-up appointments. By following these guidelines and allowing yourself ample rest, you can promote proper healing and achieve the best possible results.
Questions to Ask: To ensure that you are well-informed about Hybrid Breast Augmentation, here are some questions you may consider asking Dr Veerle Rotsaert:
Puregraft is a specialised system used for fat transfer procedures, also known as autologous fat grafting or fat transplantation. It is designed to enhance the safety and efficiency of the fat transfer process by purifying the harvested fat cells before they are injected into another area of the body.
The Puregraft system involves several steps. First, fat is harvested from a donor site on the patient’s body using liposuction techniques. The harvested fat is then processed and purified using the Puregraft device. This device, which consists of a closed system with various filters and canisters, removes impurities such as blood, oil, and debris from the harvested fat.
The purified fat is separated into different layers based on its density, with the highest quality fat cells collected in a sterile container. These purified fat cells can then be reinjected into the desired area, such as the face, breasts, buttocks, or hands, to add volume and contour.
Puregraft is considered a preferred fat transfer method for several reasons:
1. Enhanced safety: The purification process removes impurities and contaminants from the harvested fat, reducing the risk of infection, inflammation, and other complications. By using a closed system, it minimizes the exposure of fat cells to the external environment, maintaining their viability.
2. Improved fat cell survival: Puregraft helps to preserve the integrity and viability of the harvested fat cells. By removing unwanted substances, the purified fat has a higher concentration of healthy fat cells, increasing the chances of long-term survival and successful integration into the recipient area.
3. Consistent quality: Puregraft provides a standardised and reproducible method for fat purification. It allows for precise filtration and separation of the fat, resulting in a consistent quality of fat cells for transplantation. This can lead to more predictable outcomes and better patient satisfaction.
4. Reduced downtime: The purified fat from Puregraft is cleaner and less likely to cause complications such as infection or inflammation. This can lead to faster recovery times and reduced downtime for patients compared to traditional fat transfer methods.
Hybrid breast augmentation is typically performed under general anaesthesia to ensure your comfort and safety throughout the procedure.
The duration of hybrid breast augmentation can vary depending on factors such as the complexity of the procedure and the amount of fat transfer involved. On average, the surgery itself typically takes around two to three hours. Dr. Rotsaert will provide you with a more accurate estimate during your consultation, tailored to your unique needs.
Following your Dr. V Hybrid Breast Augmentation, you can expect increased aesthetic results, as well as improved upper pole fullness and enhanced cleavage. The procedure also offers the added benefit of liposuction in the donor area, providing contouring in addition to breast enhancement. Dr. Rotsaert’s expertise allows for the placement of implants more superficially, contributing to a natural and pleasing outcome. Furthermore, the fat transfer component can address mild sagging and improve skin quality.
The recovery time following hybrid breast augmentation varies from patient to patient. While each individual’s healing process is unique, most patients can gradually resume their normal activities within a few weeks. However, it is crucial to follow Dr. Rotsaert’s post-operative instructions, which may include restrictions on strenuous exercises and heavy lifting to allow for proper healing.
Dr. Veerle Rotsaert utilises advanced surgical techniques to minimise scarring and achieve the best possible aesthetic outcome. Incisions are carefully placed and designed to be as inconspicuous as possible. Over time, the scars will fade and become less noticeable, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful results of your hybrid breast augmentation with confidence.
“Hybrid Breast Augmentation is an exciting advancement in the field of breast enhancement that I am passionate about offering to my patients. This innovative technique combines the benefits of both implants and fat transfer, allowing for a more natural-looking and contoured outcome. I believe in providing personalised care, taking the time to understand each patient’s unique goals and desires. Hybrid Breast Augmentation offers the opportunity to achieve a harmonious balance between volume and shape, enhancing the overall appearance of the breasts. By combining my surgical expertise with an artistic approach, I aim to create beautiful, long-lasting results that exceed my patients’ expectations. If you are considering Hybrid Breast Augmentation, I look forward to discussing your options and helping you achieve the confidence and self-image you desire.”
Dr. Veerle is known for her meticulous approach and personalised treatment plans. She understands that each patient is unique, and takes the time to listen to their concerns and goals. With a deep understanding of the latest advancements in plastic surgery, Dr. Veerle utilises innovative techniques to achieve natural-looking and harmonious results.
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