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Hi there- While many details will go into the successful completion of your brazilian butt lift, the surgeon's experience and skill will undoubtedly be the most critical. Choose your surgeon carefully and leave the details to them.
Fat is a living tissue just like heart muscle and requires oxygen to stay alive. A Brazilian Butt Lift procedure is NOT really a "Lift" procedure but a Buttock Augmentation procedure in which fat cells from others parts of the body are harvested and transferred to and augment and volumize the buttocks. Just like all grafts, fat cells can be damaged and die at each step along the transfer/grafting process of a Brazilian Butt Lift. This can happen when - the fat cells are...
In our practice, we perform Aqualipo to obtain the fat. This utilizes the Body Jet. This machine shoot a gentle spray of water to help remove the fat. This allows us to get out more intact fat cells. This is important because, the more intact fat cells you start with, the more fat cells will survive when it's transfered and thus the best results. With the body jet, we obtain about a 70% - 80% fat survival rate.
Different parts of the body have different types of fat. The back and the flank have a more fibrous brown fat and the front of abdomen has a soft yellow fat. When you're doing the liposuction fat injection I'll mix the fat from all the harvested locations so I'll get a uniform result. The technique of the fat injection is probably more important than the location where the fat was harvested. In order to get a good survival of fat you must inject the fat small quantities...