Where Does the Fat for a Brazilian Butt Lift Come From?

Plastic Surgeon & Medical Spa Serving Norman, Edmond, Oklahoma City & Nearby Central Oklahoma

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Posted: October 15, 2022
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Brazilian butt lifts are becoming increasingly popular as cosmetic procedures. The procedure involves transferring fat from one area of the body to the buttocks to create a more lifted and shapely appearance. But where does the fat for a Brazilian butt lift come from?

This blog post will explore the origins of the fat used in Brazilian butt lifts. Furthermore, we will discuss possible risks and side effects.

What is a Brazilian Butt Lift? 

A Brazilian butt lift is a type of cosmetic surgery used to enhance the appearance of the buttocks. In this procedure, fat is transferred from other areas of the body to the buttocks, giving them a more rounded, lifted appearance. The surgery is popular among people who are unhappy with the shape of their buttocks and correct functional problems such as flatness or asymmetry.

If you are considering a Brazilian butt lift, consulting with a board-certified plastic surgeon with experience performing this procedure is essential. During your consultation, you can discuss your goals and expectations for the surgery and learn more about the risks and potential complications.

Why Do People Want a Brazilian Butt Lift? 

Some people want a Brazilian butt lift because:

  • They feel that their buttocks are too small or flat
  • Their buttocks are saggy or droopy
  • They have lost volume in their buttocks due to weight loss or aging
  • They want to improve the shape and/or symmetry of their buttocks
  • They want to increase the overall size of their buttocks

How is the Fat for a Brazilian Butt Lift Harvested? 

The fat for a Brazilian butt lift comes from the patient's own body. Usually, this involves liposuction, a process of suctioning out fat from specific areas of the body. The fat is then purified and injected into the buttocks to create a fuller, more curvaceous shape.

The Brazilian butt lift is a popular procedure that can give patients a more youthful and attractive appearance. If you are considering it, you must understand all aspects of this procedure, including how the fat is harvested.

What Are the Risks Associated with a Brazilian Butt Lift? 

There are several risks associated with a Brazilian butt lift, including:

  • Hematoma or seroma (fluid accumulation under the skin)
  • Infection
  • Nerve damage
  • Anesthesia complications
  • Skin necrosis (skin death)
  • Asymmetry
  • Fat embolism (when fat enters the bloodstream and blocks arteries)

If you are interested in getting a Brazilian butt lift, schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. Feel free to contact us at our Edmond location at 405-340-9949 or at our Norman location at 405-310-6767.

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