Body Procedures

BBL After 10 Years

By Arian Mowlavi / June 2, 2022 / Comments Off on BBL After 10 Years

Before we discuss the BBL after 10 years, let’s look at how it has evolved over the years. The BBL has become one of the most popular cosmetic operations in the past several years. This technique, also known as Brazillian Butt Lift, is when fat is utilized during VASER high definition liposuction to improve the shape and projection of the buttocks. More and more, fat transfer is replacing implants as it gives surgeons the opportunity to customize the patient’s results and recovery is faster and simpler. Many prominent figures have had a Brazilian Butt Lift, causing it to soar in popularity. You most likely know who we’re talking about: Kim Kardashian, Cardi B, and Jennifer Lopez, to name a few. It’s challenging to get the increased shapeliness by diet and exercise alone. Without BBL surgery, having that result may not even be possible. 

People often ask if their BBL will look the same in ten years. I spoke at the World Association of Gluteal Surgeons in Miami in May of 2022 on the topic of long-term BBLs and the trends we are seeing as surgeons. This is a question as a board-certified cosmetic plastic surgeon I am frequently asked by patients considering the BBL procedure.

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Closed Loop Fat Grafting System Optimizes Brazilian Butt Lifts

By Arian Mowlavi / December 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Closed Loop Fat Grafting System Optimizes Brazilian Butt Lifts

The closed-loop fat grafting system optimizes Brazilian Butt lifts by improving both safety and aesthetic outcomes. The closed-loop system refers to the ability to harvest fat via liposuction, clean the fat, and reinject the fat back into your buttock while the fat is never exposed to the outside environment. This is in contrast to traditional […]

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California BBL vs. Miami BBL

By Arian Mowlavi / December 14, 2020 / Comments Off on California BBL vs. Miami BBL

BBL refers to the surgery that enhances the appearance of your buttock with fat transfer. First, the fat is harvested from your body using a process called liposuction. Then it is processed by cleaning it with antibiotic solution. Finally, it is strategically re-injected into the buttock and hip region to literally augment your buttock. By […]

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Why was My BBL Botched?

By Arian Mowlavi / November 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Why was My BBL Botched?

Why was my BBL botched?  Your BBL can be botched for multiple reasons including both poor surgical technique but also because of a miscommunication between your perceived ideal buttock goals and your surgeon. If you are wondering, “Why was my BBL botched?” this is a must read blog for you. I am referred patients weekly […]

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Safer Brazilian Butt Lift – A Master BBL Plastic Surgeon

By Arian Mowlavi / October 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Safer Brazilian Butt Lift – A Master BBL Plastic Surgeon

A Plastic Surgeon Shares How to Do a Safer Brazilian Butt Lift Several recent articles in the press claim that Brazilian Butt Lift surgery or BBL is dangerous. BBL involves the transfer of fat from the abdomen, back, and thighs, into the buttock cheek in an attempt to improve not only the size but shape […]

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Discover Scarless Skin Tightening – a Game Changer for Your Results

By Arian Mowlavi / May 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Discover Scarless Skin Tightening – a Game Changer for Your Results

Scarless skin tightening is a game-changer in today’s high definition body contouring arena. This is because a large subset of the population want to avoid more invasive excisional surgeries. Excisional surgeries require deeper sedation such as general anesthesia. General anesthesia requires more rigorous preoperative precautions such as blood tests and evaluation by your primary care physician to get surgical clearance. General anesthesia requires administration of inhalation anesthetics delivered through a tube that is associated with postoperative grogginess and several days of recovery.

Finally, excisional surgeries, are associated with longer incision lines that require prolonged recovery and potential for visual scarring. These side effects of more invasive surgeries deter three subsets of patients that include the older community that wants to avoid general anesthesia and more arduous recovery.

The next patient population includes younger patients who do not wish to have the stigma of a surgical incision line or cannot take time off of work. The final population involves the gentlemen who are more reserved and don’t want to share with others that have undergone cosmetic surgery and may not have the luxury to take off from work for a prolonged recovery period.

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Brazilian Buttock Lift Assessment Tool

By Arian Mowlavi / May 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Brazilian Buttock Lift Assessment Tool

Brazilian Buttock Lift Assessment Tool The buttock is an essential feature of female beauty. This has caused the Brazilian Buttock Lift (BBL) to be the fastest flourishing cosmetic procedure in the last five years. Despite the recent popularity of buttock augmentation procedures, there remains no prevailing standard for the ideal buttock size and shape. During […]

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Brazilian Butt Lift for Athletic Women by Dr. Laguna

Ultimate Brazilian Butt Lift for Athletic Women

By Arian Mowlavi / January 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Ultimate Brazilian Butt Lift for Athletic Women

Are you an athletic woman that has been denied a Brazilian butt lift because the doctor said that you were too thin? Understandably, many doctors limited to the use of traditional liposuction eliminate this option because their approach is only capable of removing deep fat. Conversely, the use of VASER liposuction allows experts to remove […]

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Volume Loss Following Brazilian Butt Lift

By Arian Mowlavi / June 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Volume Loss Following Brazilian Butt Lift

Volume Loss Following Brazilian Butt Lift Do I Have to Avoid Sitting After BBL? As a Brazilian Butt Lift expert, patients repeatedly ask me whether they can sit and sleep on their butts after a BBL surgery. In short, the answer is yes! First, let’s address why this question exists in the first place. Most […]

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Maximizing Buttock Augmentation: Butt Implant and BBL

By Arian Mowlavi / May 30, 2019 / Comments Off on Maximizing Buttock Augmentation: Butt Implant and BBL

Maximizing Buttock Augmentation: Butt Implant and BBL Options At this time, buttocks augmentation is the fastest growing sector in body contouring. This trend is likely to continue, and may one day surpass breast augmentation in popularity. As of now, experts know of two definitive techniques of maximizing buttock augmentation. The first buttock augmentation technique involves […]

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