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Buttock Enhancement

Boarding groups: Added complications from traveling after a Brazilian butt lift

Madison Freeman | ASPS Staff Friday, June 9, 2023

When people talk about Brazilian butt lifts in 2023, they seem to discuss a few things – the before and after they saw on Instagram, the latest procedure their favorite influencer had done and the viral TikToks of BBL patients taking over the wheelchairs in the airport or kneeling on their plane ride home.

Aftershocks: Beware of unlicensed 'healing houses'

Madison Freeman | ASPS Staff Friday, April 21, 2023

While not all posh surgical aftercare facilities are cause for concern, some may pose serious health risks when they focus more on comfort than care.

All in the wrist: Improving safety for the Brazilian butt lift

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Thursday, February 23, 2023

You'd be hard-pressed to find a procedure in plastic surgery that has been under more surveillance than the Brazilian butt lift (BBL), which transfers excess fat into the butt and hips for a fuller silhouette.

Supply and demand: How surgeons are navigating the BBL boom

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Thursday, December 22, 2022

The Brazilian butt lift – a plastic surgery procedure in which fat is liposuctioned from the abdomen or another fleshy part of the body and injected to enlarge and shape the buttocks – is everywhere.

The media loves to talk about them, but what do you really need to know about BBLs?

Madison Freeman | ASPS Staff Friday, December 9, 2022

When it comes to procedures like Brazilian butt lifts that have been dragged in the media for the dangers and risks, it’s essential to do your research and know what you are going into prior to having the surgery.

Brazilian butt lifts: Getting the look for less may cost you

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Friday, December 2, 2022

There's a dark side to the wildly popular Brazilian butt lift procedure – most notably, the rush of unregulated, pop-up facilities staffed with unqualified doctors or injectors, which can lead to devastating and often irreversible outcomes.

Six things you need to know about recovering from a Brazilian butt lift

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Thursday, August 11, 2022

There's no shortage of curiosity or debate surrounding the Brazilian butt lift. This buzzworthy procedure, which transfers fat from one area of the body into the butt and hips for a more shapely hourglass silhouette, continues to shed its formerly infamous reputation.

Seven things you need to know about a Brazilian butt lift

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Monday, March 28, 2022

A Brazilian butt lift is an augmentation of the buttock region using a patient's own fat tissue. Fat removed from others areas of the body is injected into the hips and buttocks to improve shape and projection.

Six of the most common areas that plastic surgeons do fat transfers

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Thursday, December 23, 2021

Fat grafting is known by many names, most often referred to as fat transfer, it is also analogous to fat injections, and the technology behind this procedure has accelerated at a whiplash pace.


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