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Brazilian Butt Lift

Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL involves liposuction and Autologous Fat Transfer, also known as AFT. Undesired fat is removed from a certain area of the body (e.g. abdomen, waistline, thighs) then injected into the buttocks.

Before and After Gallery

Butt Fat Transfer: Patient #1

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Additional Facts

Who is a good candidate for Brazilian Butt Lift?

Overall healthy patients with loss of projection and volume of the buttocks who are aiming to achieve an aesthetic appearance of this area and correct unappealing fatty tissue deposits (debulking) or achieve defined body contour (sculpting) in other areas.

What are Brazilian Butt Lift contraindications?

Severe or uncontrolled systemic diseases, connective tissue disease, malignancy, unrealistic expectations, local skin pathology and pregnancy.

Note: A contraindication is a condition or factor that serves as a reason to withhold a certain medical treatment due to the harm that it would cause the patient.

How is this procedure performed?

  • The procedure is done under local tumescence anesthesia with monitored sedation.
  • This is then followed by emulsification and suction of fat preserving the skin blood supply and achieving the desired aesthetic results.
  • The fat is then harvested, mixed with antibiotics and PRP (platelet Rich Plasma) then injected into the desired area.
  • Injection of fat into the buttocks provide fuller rounded and youthful buttocks, also known as Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL.
  • Vaser liposuction uses ultrasound energy providing smooth contour and skin tightening

How long does the effect last?

  • It is reasonable to plan for overcorrection as part of the fat graft might "not take" meaning some of the injected fat will be lost
  • The effect is long term but varies per patient

What should I expect during recovery?

  • Mild swelling, bruising and numbness are expected which usually resolve within a few weeks
  • Icing and using compression garment can decrease swelling and bruising
  • After BBL, avoid sitting, driving or sleeping on your back for at least 3 weeks to avoid pressure on the fat graft
  • Since the area is numb after the procedure, we routinely do not use narcotics for pain control and the pain is easily controlled on acetaminophen (Tylenol). Also, since general anesthesia and narcotics are avoided, nausea and vomiting are very rare after the procedure.

Where is the scar?

Very small incisions are used for liposuction and fat injection leaving very small scars that are not (or barely) visible

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