Is it better to exercise before or after a breast fat transfer?

Q: “Im 21 years old. My weight is 105 and my height is 5ft Do I qualify to get a breast fat transfer? I want to exercise but im scared that the fat would be replaced by the muscle that I build. should I wait to exercise after the procedure. I want to have enough fat. most of my fat is in my legs and butt.”

carlasolis, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Yovino’s Answer:It’s best to be as stable as possible. This includes regular exercise before and then 2 weeks after the transfer. The key is to have enough stable fat. Given your provided numbers, it’s likely that you have enough for about 1/2 cup increase. You must visit an experienced breast fat transfer surgeon. Only an in person evaluation will result in the best estimate.

Justin Yovino, MD, FACS 

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Beverly Hills, CA

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