Dr. Aaron Barson, medical director of Surface Medical Spas, says he's been doing the procedure for seven years and says that more complications arise from traditional breast implants, which the body treats as "foreign bodies."
"Anything you put in the body you'll get issues with," Barson
says that he's
aware of the problem in general, but he's
never heard of it being a problem with one of his
says that all complications and concerns are explained to patients in detail before they sign a consent form.
And despite these complications, Barson
says, fat itself is not dangerous.
"Fat is not cancer; there's nothing really nefarious about fat," he
Agerwal says that there are other side effects that women should take into consideration.
Liposuction presents its own host of complications, he says, and since fat transferred to the breast is fat, and not an implant, it can easily dissolve, requiring repeat procedures that make natural breast augmentation much more costly than traditional breast enhancements.
, however, argues that depending on how one views it, the procedure is more economical because it also includes liposuction.
"It's kind of like a two-for-one," Barson