Fat Transfer in Miami

Revive Surgical Institute, recognized as a premier destination for plastic surgery, stands out for its expertise in fat transfer in Miami. This innovative technique, which involves moving fat from one part of the body to another, offers a natural and long-lasting solution for enhancing one's appearance. Whether you're considering augmenting your biceps, breasts, buttocks, or facial features, understanding the procedure from consultation to recovery is crucial.

Fat Transfer in Miami

What is Fat Transfer?

Fat transfer, called fat grafting or an autologous fat transplant, is a surgical procedure that involves extracting unwanted fat from one part of the body and injecting it into another. This technique is often used in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to enhance or restore volume to the face, breasts, buttocks, and hands.

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Areas of fat transfer in Miami

Fat transfers are commonly performed in several areas. Here are some of the most popular:

Biceps Fat Transfer

Biceps fat transfer surgery is ideal for individuals looking to enhance the size and shape of their biceps without using implants. The procedure involves transferring fat to the biceps to create a more muscular appearance.

Pectoral Fat Transfer

Pectoral fat transfer is an excellent option for men who want to enhance their chest area. The procedure involves fat injection into the pectoral muscles to create a fuller and more masculine appearance.

Breast augmentation with fat transfer

Breast augmentation with fat transfer procedure is a natural alternative to traditional breast implants. Using the patient's fat can enlarge and improve the breasts.

Brazilian butt lift

BBL, or fat transfer to the buttocks, has become increasingly popular because it provides a more rounded and lifted buttock without using implants. The process involves autologous fat transfer to the buttocks to enhance size and shape.

Facial fat transfer

Facial fat grafting is a popular procedure for those looking to restore volume to their face, such as lip fat transfer, lessening the appearance of wrinkles, acne scars, and hollows, providing a more youthful appearance.

Benefits of Fat Transfer


Fat transfer is a versatile procedure. It can enhance and contour various body parts, including the face, breasts, buttocks, biceps, and pectorals.

Improved Skin Quality

In addition to adding volume, the transferred fat can improve skin quality. The growth factors and stem cells within fat can stimulate skin rejuvenation, enhancing texture and appearance.

Minimally Invasive

Fat transfer is less invasive than procedures that use implants. The procedure involves small incisions to remove excess fat and fat injections, leading to less scarring and a quicker recovery time.

Natural Results

One of the fat transfer's most significant benefits is its natural-looking results. Since the procedure uses your body's natural fat, the outcome looks and feels more natural compared to synthetic fillers or implants.

Lower Allergic Reaction Risk

Since fat transfer uses your body fat, the risk of allergic reactions or complications is significantly lower than those associated with synthetic materials.

Dual Benefit

Fat transfer offers a dual benefit. Not only does it enhance 
the area where the fat is injected, but it also contours the area where it is harvested from, typically the abdomen, thighs, 
or back. This results in an improved overall body contour.

Long-Lasting Results

While synthetic fillers are temporary and require regular touch-ups, the results of a fat graft are more durable. Once the transferred fat cells establish a blood supply 
in their new location, the results can last many years.

Choosing the Best Fat Transfer Surgeon in Miami

Dr. Morad Askari is among the best fat transfer surgeons in Miami, making him a top choice for those seeking this procedure. As a board-certified plastic surgeon at the Revive Surgical Institute, Dr. Askari is renowned for his expertise and dedication to patient care.

Dr. Askari's extensive training and significant experience in performing fat transfers ensure that he can provide natural-looking results tailored to each patient's unique body proportions. He is known for his excellent communication skills, taking the time to clearly explain the procedure, potential risks, and expected outcomes to his patients.

Despite conducting procedures at the Revive Surgical Institute, Dr. Askari also maintains privileges at an accredited hospital, further attesting to his qualifications and commitment to maintaining the highest standards of care.

Choosing a surgeon is a crucial decision in your fat transfer journey. With a certified, experienced surgeon like Dr. Morad Askari at the Revive Surgical Institute, you can rest assured that you're in good hands.

What to Expect During Fat Transfer Procedure

Fat transfer is a cutting-edge technique that offers a natural and enduring way to enhance your appearance. Here are the detailed steps of the fat grafting procedure:


Embarking on your fat transfer procedure journey starts with an in-depth consultation with Dr. Askari. This initial meeting allows you to express your aesthetic desires, discuss your medical history, and address concerns regarding the procedure. Dr. Askari will meticulously explain the process and evaluate whether you're an ideal candidate.


Dr. Askari will provide specific instructions on preparing for the procedure, including dietary guidelines, medication instructions, and advice on what to wear on the day of the procedure.

Harvesting Fat

Dr. Askari will perform liposuction to remove fat from a donor site of your body, typically an area with excess fat, such as the abdomen or thighs.


The fat transfer procedure will be performed under anesthesia for your comfort.

Fat Processing and Injection

The harvested fat is processed, purified, and carefully injected into the target area. Dr. Askari uses specialized techniques to ensure a natural-looking result.

Follow-Up Appointment

Your recovery will be monitored, and the results of the fat grafting procedure will be assessed at a follow-up appointment with Dr. Askari. It is also an opportunity to ask questions about your recovery and future care.

Fat Transfer Recovery and Aftercare

Following a fat transfer procedure, it's normal to experience swelling and discomfort, but these symptoms will lessen over time. Make sure to get plenty of rest, steer clear of heavy physical activities, and adhere strictly to the aftercare guidelines provided by Dr. Askari. Regular check-ins with Dr. Askari will aid in a seamless recovery and help achieve the best possible results.

Fat Transfer Miami Beach Cost

The cost of a fat transfer in Miami Beach can range from $3,000 to $12,000 or more. It may vary widely based on the specifics of the fat transfer, including the areas being treated and the amount of fat being transferred.

Costs for Fat Transfer Procedures:

Biceps Fat Transfer

$4,000 - $7,000

Pectoral Fat Transfer

$5,000 - $8,500

Breast Augmentation 

with Fat Transfer 

$6,000 - $10,000

Brazilian Butt Lift

$6,500 - $12,000

Facial Fat Transfer

$3,500 - $7,500

Consulting directly with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Askari is best for the most accurate pricing.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Body Contouring

What happens to the fat cells once transferred to another body area?

Once fat cells are transferred to another body area, they must establish a blood supply to survive and integrate with the surrounding tissues, increasing volume in the treated area.

How is excess fat removed for a fat transfer procedure?

Excess fat is removed for a fat transfer procedure through liposuction, which involves using a cannula and a suction device to extract fat from specific body areas.

Is there a limit to how much excess fat can be transferred during one procedure?

Yes, there is a limit to how much excess fat can be transferred during one procedure. This limit depends on various factors, including the patient's health, the treated area, and the surgeon's discretion.

What is the survival rate of fat cells after they have been transferred?

The survival rate of fat cells after transfer varies but is typically around 50-70%. Factors such as the technique, transfer area, and individual patient characteristics can influence this rate.

How does the body respond to the introduction of transferred fat cells?

The body typically responds well to the introduction of transferred fat cells, as they are from the patient's body, reducing the risk of allergic reactions or rejection. However, some swelling, bruising, or discomfort may occur initially as the body adjusts to the new fat cells.

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