Can you be to fat for a BBL if your 5ft 2" and around 229lbs - Would you have to lose weight?
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BBL candidate? Would i have to lose weight?
Best of luck in your endeavors!
Sincerely, James Fernau, MD, FACS
Board Certified ENT
Board Certified Plastic Surgery
Member of ASPS, ASAPS, ISAPS, The Rhinoplasty Society, AAFPRS, OTO/HNS, ASLMS, International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics & Science
Brazilian Butt Lift Revision/ BBL / Fat grafting/Liposuction/ High Definition Procedures/Butt Implants
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At that height and weight, your BMI is 42, which many surgeons would not consider a healthy weight to undergo an elective cosmetic procedure. Many surgeons would recommend losing weight (diet/exercise or a bariatric procedure) to get to a healthy stable weight before undergoing an aesthetic procedure. I recommend consulting with a plastic surgeon to start the discussion, and get a sense of where they would like you to be before undergoing surgery (different surgeons have different thresholds), and they can recommend people or programs to help you get there.
Dr. Dan Krochmal
MAE Plastic Surgery
Can you be too fat for a BBL if your 5ft 2" and around 229lbs - Would you have to lose weight?
Kenneth Hughes, MDLos Angeles, CA
Weight and surgery, some advices:
Trying to lose weight before a surgical procedure its a very delicate matter, since in many cases a restrictive diet can cause problems, such as anemia, electrolyte disturbances, decreased protein, etc ... retarding the healing process and damaging the surgery.
For these reasons, if your purpose is to lose weight, i recommend you have a BMI less or equal to 30.
In this regard, you must to have a support with a nutritionist, so you can achieve the desired goal, in the most healthy way, without incressing complications risks in the plastic surgery to perform.Kind regards
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