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Brazilian Butt Lift

One of the areas of the body that naturally tends to show the effects of aging is the buttocks. Over time, your buttocks can start to droop, flatten, or lose volume. Some people naturally inherit smaller, flatter buttocks, and are seeking a way to achieve a curvier, more attractive derrière. With a BBL San Diego plastic surgeon, Dr. Reza Sadrian, specializes in providing clients a great solution.

What is a BBL?

A Brazilian butt lift is a fat transfer procedure that uses a combination of liposuction and fat grafting to produce fuller, higher, rounded – and more appealing buttocks. The procedure can reshape your curves to help you achieve you concept of an ideal body type. The name can be deceiving as a BBL is more than just reshaping the actual buttock. It improves the contour between the buttocks and the waist. This increased contrast between the lower back and buttocks creates lovely, attractive, feminine curves.

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What is the cost of a BBL?

A Brazilian butt lift starts at $15,000. The cost of a BBL varies based on your unique cosmetic needs and goals and the surgical technique to achieve your desired result. Other variables may also factor into the cost, such as the operating time and the complexity of your San Diego BBL procedure. Your Brazilian butt lift cost includes all fees. We offer financing options for our patients with CareCredit and Alphaeon to help make it possible to achieve your aesthetic goals more easily.

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What are the Benefits of a BBL?

  • Fat transfer is a great way to enhance the buttocks, as your body recognizes your own cells and it is almost impossible to have any allergic reaction to your own tissue. A percentage of the transferred fat simply becomes part of your buttocks.
  • Not as invasive as butt implants or a full surgical butt lift.
  • A great option for those who want to make their buttocks look rounder and more toned or hope to reduce the look of a flat, droopy, or saggy bottom.
  • The fat is transferred to the upper part of the buttocks, creating a lifting effect.

Who is a Good Candidate
for a BBL?

  • You are unhappy with the appearance of flat or shapeless buttocks.
  • You don’t like it that you have disproportionately small buttocks.
  • You have adequate fatty deposits elsewhere on the body that can be harvested for the fat transfer procedure.
  • You are in good health and safe to undergo the procedure.
  • Non-smoker, as smoking can impede the healing process.
  • Desire to look more attractive in various clothing styles.

What Should I
Expect During Surgery?

The surgery itself will vary depending on which approach is used and whether additional procedures are being performed. Dr. Sadrian's La Jolla Brazilian butt lift is a two-part procedure. First, the fat cells are removed using an advanced, gentle liposuction, after which they are purified, leaving only the fat. These purified fat cells are injected into the buttock with a special syringe using a detailed layering technique to create a natural, curvy appearance.

Is the Procedure Painful?

With a BBL San Diego clients will discover it's a rather gentle and precise procedure. The liposuction is gentle as it is necessary to protect the fat cells from damage during extraction. Incisions are small, which means a quicker healing process and virtually no visible scars. Dr. Sadrian carefully places any liposuction incisions where they’ll be hidden from view. You will need to wear a compression garment and restrict time sitting or lying on your buttocks, but most patients are back to their regular activities within one to two weeks. We want as many of the transferred fat cells as possible to flourish in their new location, so treating your body gently is important.

Is a Brazilian Butt Lift Safe?

A Brazilian butt lift uses your own fat deposits to lift and enhance the way your buttocks appear. You do not have to worry about foreign substances affecting your health. Dr. Sadrian will spend time with you prior to your Brazilian butt lift procedure at his San Diego location, making sure know what to expect in the procedure, expected results, and recovery time. Dr. Sadrian believes it is critical that his patients are fully educated and have realistic expectations.

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Recovery After Brazilian Butt Lift

Compared to the long-lasting results you will enjoy from a Brazilian butt lift San Diego clients will find that the recovery time is relatively short. You will need to give the fat time to settle in the new area. Noticeable improvement in the size and shape of your buttocks will be noticed immediately following your procedure. You should see the full benefits of your Brazilian butt lift within about four to six months after your procedure. From there, your results should last for years.

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Why Choose Dr. Sadrian for a Brazilian Butt Lift?

With almost two decades of experience, Dr. Sadrian treats everyone he sees with a focus on understanding their aesthetic goals and dreams. Listening is the key to establishing a good relationship between doctor and patients. Dr. Sadrian is proud of his reputation for excellence in body contouring and exceptional results from Brazilian butt lift procedures. Dr. Sadrian is a very experienced, Board-certified San Diego plastic surgeon with a fully accredited surgical center.

Brazilian Butt LiftFrequently Asked Questions

For two to four weeks after a BBL, you will not be able to sit, lie or otherwise put pressure on your buttocks. Support yourself with soft pillows and on your side or on your tummy or side as much as you can. As your recovery period progresses, use a standing desk and doughnut pillow.

Tiny incisions are made during the fat removal process. These will heal into small dots that are about five millimeters in diameter. Scars typically heal well and ultimately become almost invisible.

Results after a Brazilian butt lift are long-lasting. You will be able to enjoy a rounded, lifted contour for five years or even longer.

A Brazilian butt lift is already a combination procedure that combines liposuction and a butt lift. In certain cases, a BBL may also be combined with other procedures. A common procedure that may be combined with a Brazilian but lift is a tummy tuck, achieving a more feminine, hourglass silhouette.

A Brazilian butt lift procedure generally takes three to four hours.

Any aesthetic surgery includes risks, such as infection, blood clots, bleeding, anesthesia complications, and others. More specific risks for a Brazilian butt lift include stretch marks and fat embolism (injected fat moving into the bloodstream and traveling to the lungs).

The decision to undergo a cosmetic procedure is extremely personal. If you are considering an enhancement, you want to be confident that your results will appear fresh and natural – and like you. Dr. Sadrian is among the finest plastic surgeons practicing in the San Diego area and has achieved acclaim for consistently achieving natural-looking results. Schedule an appointment to learn more.


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