Brazilian Butt Lift
What is a Brazillian Butt Lift (BBL)
Genetics affects the shape of your buttocks, the frame of your body, and how fat is stored in different areas. These things can influence how the body looks, and in this case, the lower half. Exercise and a healthy diet can aid in maintaining an ideal weight and a healthy muscle tone. For many, the buttock may still look flat and lack shape. The buttocks are difficult muscles to build and shape through training and exercise.
A Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL, uses the fat collected via liposuction from the thighs, back, abdomen, or hip areas which conversely contours the body and transfers the fat to enhance the form, shape, and size of the patients’ buttocks. The positive outcome of a BBL is there is less of a chance of rejection from the body because it is the patient’s fat cells that are injected back into the buttocks to deliver the curvaceous shape you are looking for.
There is still a misconception that this procedure just increases the size of the buttock, but most women or men requesting buttock augmentation are looking to improve the overall contour and shape of their bodies. A flat buttock can hinder certain styles of clothing, particularly bikinis for women, or jeans for men.
Brazilian Butt Lift Surgical Procedure
At GraceMed, we use fat grafting to improve the shape of the buttocks. The benefit of this procedure is that fat is harvested via liposuction from other areas such as the abdomen, arms, and legs and then processed and transferred to the buttocks. The use of fat grafting has changed butt implant surgery. Not only does this give you a nice contour to the buttocks area but it also helps to thin the waistline and contour the legs; improving the overall shape of the body. Like all Liposuction procedures, micro incisions are near the fat deposits. Generally, it is less pain and discomfort post-operatively than butt implants, and BBL requires minimal recovery time. Brazilian butt lift has become one of the most popular procedures performed for the past five years. The procedure is performed in the clinic under a general anesthetic and usually takes about 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.
Types of Butt Lifts
Brazilian Butt Lift – Surgical
Fat transfer to the buttocks area is called a Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL, it uses fat collected via liposuction from other areas of the body including thighs, back, abdomen, or hips, and transports the fat harvested to improve the shape, size, and projection of the buttocks.
For patients who do not have enough fat for BLL, liposuction might not be eligible for fat grafting. Butt implants require a multi-hour outpatient surgery where silicone implants are inserted into your buttocks. During your surgery, your surgeon will make an incision within the vertical butt crease and then slide silicone implants either into or above the gluteal muscle on each side. GraceMed does not perform this procedure in any of our clinics.
Brazillian Butt Lift Candidates
In general, good candidates for a Brazillian Butt Lift include:
- Patients that feel that their buttocks lack fullness, size, and shape due to genetics or age are looking to improve their volume and contour.
- Patients who are in good general health for a surgical procedure can tolerate the anesthesia.
- Patients who have realistic goals in mind that are attainable with the BBL procedure.
- Patients who avoid smoking and consuming alcohol for the specified time period: Two weeks before and Two weeks after surgery.
- Patients who do not have excessive, sagging skin around the region of your lower buttocks. If you do, you may still be a candidate if you undergo surgery to remove the skin before undergoing the BBL procedure.
Recovery Time for Brazilian Butt Lift (Buttock Augmentation) in Toronto
The recovery time is crucial to the success of fat grafting to the buttock. Fat requires a new blood supply for it to survive and any compression or shearing force during the recovery phase can cause these fragile blood vessels to break resulting in the fat not surviving. Full recovery generally takes approximately six weeks. The first ten days are the crucial phase as this new blood supply takes hold. During this time, you need to sleep on your stomach exclusively, and not put any pressure on your buttock. Heavy exercise at the gym etc. should be avoided as this can also lead to the fat not surviving. A compression garment is worn for approximately 6 weeks. After this time the fat fully adheres to the buttock and you can resume normal activities.
What Is The Cost of A Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)
For many patients, the cost of a BBL procedure, or any procedure for that matter can cause anxiety or stress. Our GraceMed surgeons offer meticulous consultations so there is nothing left to the imagination. All your questions and concerns will be addressed, and options discussed with the cost of your Brazilian Butt Lift that is crafted just for your personal goals.
GraceMed can offer patients payment and financing options to help alleviate stress and make the process easier. We understand that this is an investment and with any substantial long-term investment, you only want the best in the industry performing your procedure.
Objective: To augment the size and shape of the buttocks through a specialized fat transfer, improving the silhouette. Excess fat is removed from other areas of the body (stomach, flanks, back, hips) and strategically injected into the buttocks.
Procedure duration: 1.5 to 2.5 hours
Pain level: 5/10
Recovery time: 7 to 14 days
Resumption of physical activities: 4 to 6 weeks
Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is Offered At These GraceMed Clinics:
- Book a Brazilian Butt Lift in Mississauga
- Book a Brazilian Butt Lift in North York
- Book a Brazilian Butt Lift in Burlington
Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure Review
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Locations where this procedure is offered
North York, ON M2J 1V1
Closest intersection: Sheppard & Leslie
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C2
Closest intersection: Burnhamthorpe & Hurontario
Burlington, ON, L7R 2K8
Closest intersection: John St & Maria St
Commonly Asked Questions
What Is a Brazilian Butt Lift?
Also known as a BBL, a Brazilian butt lift uses excess fat from another part of your body, such as the thighs or abdomen, to enhance your buttocks. During the procedure, the surgeon will use liposuction to remove excess fat, and then purify it with centrifuge technology. GraceMed’s surgeons will carefully inject it into your buttocks to create a perkier and more voluptuous backside.
What Is the Difference Between a Brazilian Butt Lift and Butt Implants?
Both procedures are buttocks enhancing surgical techniques, but include different methods to achieve results. A Brazilian butt lift uses fat from another part of your body.
What is the Cost of a Brazilian Butt Lift Near me?
How Long Does a Brazilian Butt Lift Last?
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet is key to the longevity of your BBL. There is a possibility of the injected fat being reabsorbed by the body, in most cases, at least 60-80% of the fat is maintained.
Where can I get a Brazilian Butt Lift in North York?
GraceMed North York and Mississauga both offer Brazilian Butt Lift procedures. GraceMed surgeons are recognized as some of the top Brazilian Butt Lift surgeons in Canada. Patients visit us from all over North America to get this procedure done in our Clinics.
How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Brazilian Butt Lift?
Most of our patients return to work and normal activity within one to two weeks after the lift. Individual recovery varies based on how diligently you follow post-surgical instructions and how fast you heal. Staying low key and resting is the key to recovery. Limit your activities.
When Will I See the Results of a Brazilian Butt Lift?
In most cases you will see immediate results, as the swelling and bruising subsides over the next few weeks. After that time you will begin to notice greater results. After the next few months, the fat will stabilize and within 4 to 6 months you’ll see optimal results.
Can I combine my Butt Lift with any other procedures?
A Brazilian butt lift is a combination of two surgeries — augmentation (fat transfer) of the buttocks and liposuction in various areas that contain excess fat. If patients are looking for more dramatic results, it is possible to perform other procedures with your BBL. Patients who are concerned about loose skin near their hips, buttocks, or thighs can choose to combine their BBL with a thigh lift for complete renewal of their lower bodies.
What is the cost of a Brazilian Butt Lift in Toronto?
The cost of Brazilian Butt Lift Toronto can range from $8,900 all the way up to $16,900. BBL Toronto prices vary due to the location of the clinic and the skill of the surgeon. Dr. Rice is one of the most recognized BBL surgeons in the Toronto Area. GraceMed BBL pricing starts at $10,000 and up.