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How Weight Can Limit a Fat Transfer to the Buttocks

How Weight Can Limit a Fat Transfer to the Buttocks

Are you a woman that desires to have a round, perky butt? Are you ready to add some curves to your body as well?

You've probably been searching for a fat transfer to the buttocks and wondered if it's the best option for you.

It's a procedure consisting of harvesting fat from one area of the body and injecting it back into the buttocks to contour it and give you the desired shape.

Areas that are commonly used to harvest are the abdomen, flanks, and thighs. Given that these are usually categorized as trouble areas, meaning that they are resistant to diet and exercise, you can consider a buttocks fat transfer procedure with 2-in-1 benefits for your body.

You might be wondering if it's still possible to get a fat transfer if you're thin. The best answer to give you is: it all depends.

How Much Fat Is Needed For A Typical Fat Transfer To The Buttocks?

Most surgeons can look at a photo and tell whether a fat transfer can be done with your body type. 

In general terms, about 1000 cc of fat is used to contour your buttocks. That means if you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 22 or higher, you're eligible for this procedure.

What Can I Do If My BMI Is Less Than 22?

If your BMI is lower than 22, you're able to consider the following ideas. 

You can gain weight under your doctor's supervision to harvest enough fat for a fat transfer. If you don't want to commit to a strict eating routine, then undergoing butt implants is also possible. Nonetheless, we do not ever recommend gaining weight for the sake of getting a BBL, nor do we recommend implants for our patients. Keep reading to learn about the AirSculpt-based solutions that will help.

What Are Butt Implants?

If you don't have the fat needed for a Brazilian butt lift (BBL), you can opt for silicone implants. They are placed inside your glutes through an incision.

You must understand that you are introducing a foreign object into your body, meaning that it can result in unwarranted consequences such as infection, rejection, or even autoimmune disorders.

Additionally, while fat transfers are a permanent solution, butt implants are recommended to be changed once every ten years.

The recovery time from an implant is also slightly longer than a caveat for you if you run a tight schedule.

Is There An Option Better Than Implants Or A Traditional Fat Transfer?

There is the AirSculpt® Power BBL™, a minimally invasive fat transfer for your buttocks that is considered the safest and most precision-oriented on the market.

That's because our AirSculpt® Power BBL™ does not use a scalpel, needle, stitches, or general anesthesia, resulting in natural-looking and feeling results with a downtime of only 48 hours.

In the case that you don't have enough body fat, do not worry; our patented AirSculpt® cannula can extract fat from the hard-to-get spots.

We work under the premise that if you want to look your best, then you've got to do with the best.

Head over to or call Elite Body Sculpture Nashville to get started with your first consultation.


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