Fat transfer, sometimes called “fat grafting” or “fat injections”, is a very common plastic surgery procedure. As an alternative to augmentation or fillers, fat can very often be used. In the event you are considering a filler to correct wrinkles and you also have places on your body with unwanted fat. This fat can be “transferred” from the undesirable area to the area requiring a filler. This is done by removing the fat using lipsosuction and injecting it in the area being filled. Essentially, the fat is “transferred”, hence the name. By utilizing fat instead of a traditional filler, you can get the desired result without the need for follow-up maintenance treatments that are needed with filler products. Surgeries like breast augmentation and buttock augmentation can also be achieved using this method. Basically, you can “transfer” fat from an undesirable area to the area you want to augment. Imagine moving your unwanted belly fat to your breasts instead …this can be reality! Because of the permanent and natural result of fat transfer, it has grown in popularity over recent years. It does take more time than traditional implants or fillers, but it basically kills two birds with one stone. Removal of excess fat and increased breast size.