The Problem

Breast size and fullness can have a huge effect on body confidence. Factors such as weight loss, pregnancy/breast feeding, or ageing can cause breasts to look emptier or lose their shape, while many others are born with naturally smaller breasts which can leave some feeling insecure.

Fat transfer to the Breasts is a minimally-invasive treatment offering subtle enhancement to the breasts. It is a popular choice for women who are looking to add shape and volume to their chest, whilst removing stubborn pockets of fat elsewhere on the body.

The Problem

Breast size and fullness can have a huge effect on body confidence. Factors such as weight loss, pregnancy/breast feeding, or ageing can cause breasts to look emptier or lose their shape, while many others are born with naturally smaller breasts which can leave some feeling insecure.

While breast implants and breast uplifts are popular ways to address the issue not everybody wants serious surgery requiring general anaesthetic, nor are synthetic implants the best way forward for everyone. Stubborn areas of fat around the body can be difficult to rid of through exercise and diet alone and, for some, a form of body contouring treatment can be the only way to achieve an end goal.

Breast Enlargement with Fat Transfer involves removing pockets of fat from other areas of your body (such as the legs or abdomen) and transferring the fat into the breast area to increase volume and shape in a subtle, natural-looking way.

Am I Suitable for Breast Fat Transfer?

Fat Transfer is suitable for those wanting to shape their figure while achieving subtle enhancement to the breasts. Fat Transfer is not recommended if you:

  • Want a significant increase in breast size.
  • Don’t have enough fat to transfer.
  • Require an uplift.
  • Are considering having children within the next year.
  • Are solely after breast augmentation, without liposuction.

You will need to have enough fat to transfer for treatment, meaning it is not always suitable for those with low body mass, and we advise all patients to be cautious with their expectations. Breast Fat Transfer will add shape and definition but will not provide a substantial increase in size (for which we recommend implants).

Before going ahead with fat transfer you will always require a full consultation with one of our doctors who will advise on your suitability. This costs £100, but is fully redeemable against your treatment and transferable to consultation with our surgeons for implants should fat transfer not be the best way forward for you.

Our Team

The Private Clinic has only the most experienced Surgeons, Doctors and Nurses in their respective fields, so you can be confident you are in safe hands.

The Fat Transfer Procedure

A Fat Transfer procedure begins with the use of an advanced, minimally-invasive liposuction treatment like VASER or MicroLipo to extract fat from a patient’s chosen area(s). This is usually performed under local anaesthetic and will require no incisions or hospital stay.

The extracted fat is then refined before it is carefully injected in layers into the breasts to create volume and definition. As both parts of a fat transfer are minimally-invasive without the need for general anaesthetic, no hospital stay is usually required making recovery and downtime far less than traditional breast implant surgery.

If you are unsuitable for an Breast enhancement procedure with Fat Transfer, our world renowned Plastic Surgeons offer Breast Enhancement surgeries, such as:

Breast Enlargement with Implants (Breast Augmentation)

Breast Reduction (Mammoplasty)

Breast Uplift (Mastopexy)

The Breast Fat Transfer Results

A subtle fullness is restored to the breasts. As implants are not used the final results are soft and natural-looking. Areas of the body that the fat is harvested from are slimmed and toned, with greater definition and an improved overall shape.


Downtime is minimal. However, because there may be some bruising and swelling, it is best to wait one to two weeks before you hit the gym or do any rigorous physical activity. You may be recommended to undertake a course of MLD Massage to aid your recovery, which your team will advise on during consultation.

Fat Transfer is a 2 in 1 treatment, involving liposuction on at least two areas and fat grafting. The starting price for Breast Fat Transfer is £6,500 but this varies from patient to patient depending on your needs. You will be given an accurate quote for your procedure following your consultation.

Consultation for Breast Fat Transfer costs £100 which is fully redeemable against treatment, or transferable to another consultation should the method not be suitable for you.

Why You Should Choose The Private Clinic

We are the UK’s leading authority in minimally invasive fat removal and body reshaping procedures, and have some of the most experienced doctors in the industry working with us. We have performed more liposuction and fat transfer breast enlargement procedures than any UK clinic.

  • There are no hidden costs
  • We afford all our patients the right care well before, during and long after every procedure
  • You will have a dedicated Patient Coordinator, who you can call as much as you need, throughout your Private Clinic journey
  • You will only be treated by industry-leading, highly experienced doctors and surgeons
  • Our Medical Team, including nurses and laser assistants, are all highly experienced and well trained.
  • Our aftercare promise – you can call, email and visit us to discuss how we tailor-make each procedure and offer ethical and professional aftercare for every patient
  • We are contactable 24/7, 365 days a year for patients
  • We are competitively priced for the expertise and professionalism we provide every patient

“I am 100% satisfied. Great doctor and staff. The results are amazing. I feel like a new person. You have the WOW factor!” *

Manchester - August 2015

‘I couldn’t have had a better experience, so friendly and professional. Thanks so much to all the staff.’ *

S.W., Leeds - October 2015

“I had never been happy with my shape, as my flat chest and pear shape meant that I never really felt feminine. When I heard about fat transfer breast augmentation, I did a lot of research and found out that Dr Wolf was the best in the field, so I booked a consultation. I had fat removed from my thighs (inner and outer) and flanks, and injected into my breasts.

It’s now been eight weeks since my procedure and I can honestly say that the results have far exceeded my expectations. Dr Wolf has completely transformed my body, I’m in proportion for the first time in my life and I can finally wear tight clothes because I have smooth contours underneath. But my biggest surprise was when I went to get measured for a new bra –  I was an A cup before and so I couldn’t quite believe it when the lady told me I was now a 30DD! 

I couldn’t be more pleased with the experience from consultation through to aftercare. The staff at the Private Clinic have been great and Dr Wolf is professional, kind and has put me at ease throughout. 

I was nervous about the discomfort and although it was sore, it wasn’t unbearable and I was able to return to work after a few days, so it didn’t really disrupt my life. I’m just so happy that I had the procedure and that I found the best place to have it done.” *

Sumaya, London - November 2014

“TPC and the process has been second to none. The initial consultation, the nurses, everything – it’s been amazing. I’m so happy with my new figure now. Yeah, I’m feeling good!” *

Sally, London - May 2014

I absolutely love my legs. I never thought they could look this good. The breasts to me have improved 100% (I was not after large volume but better shape and fuller nipples after breastfeeding 2 kids).

Dr Gupta has achieved amazing results. The nurses and the staff at The Private Clinic were kind and caring.

I am now passed the 5 months mark and I am over the moon.

I think my photos are shocking! I never liked my legs but the photos prove me right!  I think they were completely out of proportion with the rest of my body. I am very small elsewhere (and short) and unfortunately if I lost weight it went from my breast, my belly, and my face….never from my legs.

I wrote this review because while I was recovering I read forums and reviews online almost daily. Trying to find out if the swelling was common, checking out photos, comparing experiences. I hope this feedback is helpful to other people. *

V, London - April 2014

    All images, videos and testimonials are based on the personal experiences of our patients and represent individual body shapes and results. Please bear in mind that results may vary from person to person. All testimonies are provided voluntarily by our patients and clients. Their comments have not been altered in any way, and their experiences are their own.


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    The Private Clinic is a specialist centre for body contouring and fat transfer procedures, with over 30 years of experience and extensive recognition for our work. We are the UK’s leading authority in minimally invasive fat removal procedures, and have some of the most experienced doctors in the industry working with us, such as Dr. Dennis Wolf and Dr. Grant Hamlet. We were the first in Europe to use the PureGraft™ system for fat transfer and The Private Clinic has performed more breast reshaping procedures than any other UK clinic. Click here to find out more about the team.

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