It is the cosmetic treatment many women have dreamed of – taking the fat from their hips and thighs and redistributing it to their breasts. Research on the safety and efficacy of this procedure is continuing to further evaluate benefits and risks. While there are currently no statistics on the popularity of lipoinjection to the breast, the 2012 statistics from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery show that fat transfer, as a whole, has grown in popularity almost 90% since 1997, nearly 72,000 fat transfer procedures were performed in 2012 – up from 38,000 in 1997.

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