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AirSculpt® Power BBL™ Austin

How Much Fat Should Survive After a BBL?

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Is a Brazilian Buttlift Durable?

One of the most notable advantages of BBL is that it produces long-term outcomes. The fat cells will remain in place permanently once they have stabilized and merged with the local blood supply. However, because weight changes cause fat cells to expand and shrink, maintaining results necessitates a good diet and exercise plan. Furthermore, as you get older, you may develop some laxity in the area, which might change the shape of your buttocks.

How Much Fat Survives Following a BBL?

As renowned cosmetic surgeon Dr. Aaron Rollins describes, approximately 50-70% of the new fat cells survive while your body absorbs the rest. It takes 3 to 6 months for the fat cells to stabilize and integrate into the surrounding tissue, after which they will become a regular part of your body.

To account for the loss of some fat during a graft, most surgeons inject more fat than is needed to accomplish the desired enlargement. Techniques like traditional liposuction use an abrasive, manual scraping motion fat to remove fat cells, which can reduce the rate of survival. Modern technologies, like AirSculpt®, allow surgeons to maximize the extent of fat cell survival after a transfer.

When Can You See Your BBL Results?

Typically, the ultimate effects of a BBL operation are noticeable between 3-6 months following surgery. On the other hand, the outcomes of the areas where fat was removed may appear sooner, as early as one to two months after. Your buttocks may appear larger than expected for many weeks as your body re-absorbs fat. Following this procedure, the residual fat graft will become stable and permanent.

Furthermore, after three months, patients start the fluffing stage of Brazilian Butt Lift recovery, a six to eight-week phase during which the skin softens and expands to accept the fat graft, making results appear more natural.

Is It Worthwhile To Invest In A BBL?

Because many people want a larger butt to achieve their ideal figure, the BBL is one of the fastest-growing cosmetic surgery techniques. Many patients consider it a worthy cosmetic treatment since it gives permanent effects and a slew of other benefits, such as customized butt reshaping, body sculpting with fat removal, and correcting hip dips. Furthermore, the Brazilian Butt Lift operation leaves minimal scars and uses the more natural fat grafting approach to increase the buttocks' volume.

What's The Best BBL To Invest In?

For optimal results in and around the Austin area, the AirSculpt® Power BBL™ can plump up your butt for a dramatic difference or provide a subtle enhancement. Its heightened precision, personalizable results, and short downtime make it the optimal investment for your overall aesthetic.

The AirSculpt® Power BBL™ doesn't use scalpels, stitches, needles, or general anesthesia, which significantly minimizes the downsides associated with traditional procedures or implants. 

Given our minimally invasive techniques, the amount of fat that survives in our Brazilian butt lift is significantly more than other fat grafting approaches. While recovery timelines may be similar, the less invasive tools we use allow for a much easy-going recovery and downtime of only 48 hours.

How long does a BBL last, one may ask? The AirSculpt® BBL results will be permanent if you maintain your weight post-procedure. Given the less strenuous recovery, adopting a healthier lifestyle routine post-procedure will be much easier to help your results endure. 

For more information about our next-generation buttock enhancement, call our Austin office or one of our 20+ body contouring locations worldwide to schedule your complimentary consultation. 


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