Best Way to Maximize Fat-cell Survival Pre-op BBL/fat Transfer?

Is there anything a patient can do to ensure or maximize fat cell survival prior to a Brazilian butt lift/fat transfer surgery? E.g. with exercise - the healthier the cells, the more likely they will survive?

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Fat cell survival

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Thank you for your question.It is extremely important that you do not sit on your buttocks for at least 2-3 weeks. You do not want to suffocate the fat cells that were just transferred. If you can avoid sitting then do it. The technique of the procedure is also important. However, some fat will not survive, that is guaranteed. The best thing you can do is listen to your plastic surgeons post care instructions. Best of luck!
Dhaval M. Patel Double board certified Plastic surgeonHoffman EstatesBarringtonOakbrook Chicago

Hoffman Estates Plastic Surgeon
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Fat Cell Survival For Brazilian

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Fat cell survival for Brazilian buttock lift is highly dependent of the techniques that are used for harvest and the placement of the fat cells during the procedure. Irrigation of the fat cell, atraumatic harvest and very precise placement into multiple areas are the most essential factors that would create an optimal result. The notion of preoperative "preparation" of the cell is not scientifically validated.




Sepehr Egrari, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon
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