What are the Benefits of Getting a Natural Fat Transfer to Buttocks when Compared to Buttock Implants?

The two basic ways to reshape or augment the buttock involve either a fat transfer (Brazilian buttock lift) or buttock implant. Fat transfer allows the use of a patient’s own fat to create a softer, more natural feel to the buttock compared to silicone buttock implants. The fat transfer technique also allows for more sculpting and reshaping of the surrounding areas of the buttock such… READ MORE

Brazilian Buttock Lift Surgery in Beverly Hills

Many patients are interested in improving the shape and size of their buttocks. Most people just want to have a larger butt. However, I think it’s more important to create a nice shape and nice curves. Size is not as important as buttock shape. Also the lower back, hips and waist are critically crucial to the body’s overall appearance. The overall amount of fat injected… READ MORE

Brazilian buttock lift patient photo

Here is a patient who underwent a fat transfer to the buttock (Brazilian buttock lift) approximately four months ago. 540 cc of fat was injected per side. Notice the reshaping and the contour creation of the hip area. The results at this point are felt to be permanent- whatever initial atrophy of the fat cells which has occurred resolved. As this patient gains or loses… READ MORE

About the Brazilian Buttock Lift procedure

Just finished another Brazilian buttock lift procedure today. This patient was 5 ft 8 in and weighed about 150 lbs. She had a square shaped buttock with some excess fat of the lower abdomen and flank area (love handles). She also had some excess fat of the outer thigh area and inner thigh region which she desired improvement. I did liposuction of these areas and… READ MORE

What is the best way to enhance your buttock?

I am often asked “What is the best way to enhance your buttock?” The answer is “Fat”. Using your body’s own fat, as opposed to a silicone gluteal implant, can give the most natural look and feel. Brazilian buttock lift, or fat transfer to the buttock, involves removing fat by way of liposuction and then transferring or injecting the fat into the buttock. This allows… READ MORE

How Much Fat is Needed for a Brazilian Butt Lift and Can You Use Fat from Other People?

Typically a patient will need approximately 300-800 cc per side to have a significant change in their buttock size and contour.  These numbers can vary significantly from person to person.  Remember that a certain percentage of the fat will not survive so you sometimes need to overcorrect.  You can not use another person’s fat for this procedure. Please consult with a board certified plastic surgeon… READ MORE