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A Brazilian Butt Lift in Los Angeles is a very popular procedure for patients looking to naturally augment the appearance of the buttocks. A BBL Surgery uses a patient’s own fat to sculpt and contour the buttocks while transferring fat from another part of the patient’s body usually via a Liposuction or Tummy Tuck.
Brazilian butt lifts are growing increasingly popular in Los Angeles as they allow for a very natural look and a very low chance of complications during or after the procedure.
Dr. Mark Youssef of Younique Cosmetic Surgery and Med Spa in Los Angeles offers patients a way to finally achieve the rounded, youthful, and perky buttocks they’ve always wanted.
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- Does it require fat transfer?
- Liposuction and BBL
- Who is a good candidate for surgery?
- What is the Recovery Process?
- How to get the best BBL results
- What is a Brazilian Tummy Tuck
A Brazilain Butt Lift takes excess fat from other areas of your body such as your thighs, abdomen or flanks, and then deposits this fat into the buttocks to make it fuller and give it a naturally lifted appearance.
Many people often consider the benefits of a butt implant vs a Brazilian Butt lift surgery, however, a BBL is said to be a much safer approach and a way to attain a natural-looking butt augmentation.
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The cost of a BBL surgery in Los Angeles ranges anywhere from about $8,000 – $10,000.
The surgery cost will vary depending on how much work needs to be done in order to achieve your specific goals. For instance, this cost may be determined by the amount of fat that needs to be transferred as recommended by your BBL surgeon, as well the current shape and volume of your buttocks. Click the link to find out how much your Brazilian Butt Lift procedure in Los Angeles will cost.
We understand that there are many options to consider when choosing a plastic or cosmetic surgeon for your BBL Surgery in Los Angeles. While a Brazilain Butt lift is recognized as the safest and most attractive form of buttock augmentation, we also understand that this is not always an option for all patients depending on your body proportions.
The best candidates for a BBL procedure are determined by the patients height and weight.
An ideal patient has enough extra fat to harvest for the operation and are not more than 30 pounds over their ideal weight. Patients must be in good general health and must be 18 years or older. Patients who are thin or who have a low fat supply may be better candidates for butt implants.
Yes! It is important to understand that you cannot undergo a Brazilian Butt Lift surgery unless a fat transfer with either Liposuction or Tummy Tuck is performed.
Where does fat used for Brazilian butt lifts come from?
The fat for a BBL procedure comes from the flanks (love handles), abdomen, thighs or the upper arms.
A pateint cannot under a BBL fat transfer without lipsuction. During the procedure, your surgeon uses liposuction to gather excess fat from your thighs, upper arms, flanks, and/or abdomen. The fat is then purified before being injected into your buttocks. The injections are done in a strategic way to give your butt the best aesthetic outcome in terms of longevity, shape, and projection.
a BBL and a Tummy Tucks are two separate procedures but are often combined to produce the best results that many patients desire in Los Angeles. Our BBL near me practitioners often combine the two procedures to properly contour the whole midsection of the body. Therefore, the front of the abdomen is flat, which enhances the position contour we do to the buttock.
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After receiving a BBL in Los Angeles, you can expect to retain around 60-70 percent of the initial fat transfer for the lifetime of your BBL. Your buttocks will go through a few phases following the procedure before it finalizes in shape and size at around ninety days.
Though a BBL is considered semi-permanent, it may last for several decades. A patient’s results are dependent on how well he/she treats the recovery process.
The recovery after a Brazilian Butt Lift procedure usually takes about 1 week before returning to normal walking and moving. Our Los Angeles Brazilain Butt Lift patients are oftent provided with both a compression garment and/or a BBL pillow as they are directed to wear/use for one full month after surgery. Although patients will not experience major pain or discomfort in the buttocks, they may notice swelling and bruising. Additionally, the liposuction sites may be sore or tender for several weeks.
There are 9 things a patient can do to maximize the results of their Brazilian Butt Lift:
- Wearing the right garments
- Feed the fat (Eat healthy fats)
- Creative sleeping
- No driving
- Sit on your thighs
- No smoking
- Exercise around 8 weeks after surgery
- Stay Hydrated
- Keep a stable weight
Buttock implants are often considered as a second option and only if the patient does not meet the criteria for candidacy to receive a Brazilian Butt Lift.
A Buttock augmentation using butt implants utilizes the placement of solid silicone implant just above or inside the gluteal muscle on each side. An implant is surgically inserted with an incision in the crease of the buttocks, or “butt crack”. Once it’s in place, the buttocks looks more full and round. A benefit of butt implants augmentation is that you have a lot of control over the size of your augmentation. The size and shape of the implant is not dependent on the amount of fat you are currently carrying elsewhere.
However, Buttock Implants are only a semi-permanent procedure, as they may need to be replaced in the future. Additionally, there are several risks associated with implants, which is why the go-to procedure will always be the BBL for qualified patients.
Overall, a Brazilian Butt Lift is recommended as your go-to procedure for your buttock augmentation, as long as your unique body type will allow for it. The reason being, a BBL is the most natural way to enhance the size of your buttocks because we are using materials that are naturally found in your body. No foreign objects/implants are placed into your body’s ecosystem, which makes everything go so much more smoothly and decreases the risk of future complications. There is no risk of your body rejecting the procedure, less risk of infection, and the augmentation will make a more natural transition with your body as you age.
If the BBL is not an option for you, some of the alternatives include:
- Collagen stimulating injections or fillers
- Skin tightening lasers