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Will the Supercharged BBL Replace the Brazilian Butt Lift?

Posted on: October 4, 2021  |   Category: ,

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People choose to get the Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) for many reasons. The procedure increases the fullness, roundness, and firmness of your butt. It can even enhance a balanced figure and improve self-confidence. 

Butt lifts aren’t a new procedure, but the supercharged butt lift technique was developed more recently as a way to improve upon the already successful BBL. A supercharged BBL takes the traditional Brazilian Butt Lift up a notch by combining it with butt implants.

Close-up of woman's butt as she gets out of a pool.

What Is a Brazilian Butt Lift?

A Brazilian Butt Lift uses fat grafting to enhance your derrière. Surgeons take fat from one part of the body (through liposuction) and transfer it to the butt. Common sites of fat removal include the waist, belly, thighs, and back. The fat tissue comes from your own body, so there is no risk of a reaction to foreign tissue. Fat is very pliable and easily shaped.

How Does Gluteal Augmentation (Butt Implants) Work?

Gluteal augmentation is done with silicone implants. This technique is common when the patient doesn’t have enough extra fat on the rest of the body to achieve the desired butt size and shape. 

The downside of gluteal implants is that they can’t augment areas outside of the muscle, such as the lower part of the buttocks or the hips. These features are very important to achieving optimal results. 

How Are Supercharged BBL Procedures Different?

A significant advantage of supercharged BBL (or supergrafting) procedures is their flexibility. This technique, sometimes called the Istanbul Butt Lift, combines fat grafting with butt implants. 

The combination of surgical methods creates a larger butt with a more distinctive shape than either method could accomplish alone.

During a supercharged BBL, implants are placed into the butt cheeks before excess fat is harvested and grafted into various areas of the buttocks. This allows for precise buttock sculpting and optimal results.

Why Is Fat Grafting Necessary With Implants?

Surgeons can inject fat over gluteal implants to add an extra supportive layer and expand muscle augmentation projection. Pliable fat tissue injections create a more natural appearance, especially in the hips. 

Since liposuction is necessary to harvest fat tissue, this procedure shapes the donor site. It offers an opportunity to create a slimmer waist and enhance the appearance of a butt lift.

Would You Like to Learn More?

Call Southwest Plastic Surgery today at 915-590-7900 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation. We are eager to hear from you and help you get started on your journey towards supercharged results.