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Your BBL Consultation: All The Must-Ask Questions for Your Surgeon

Whether it’s hitting the beach or sporting that form-fitting dress, a perfectly sculpted butt is undoubtedly one of the best assets to have. It changes your form; adding an extra boost to your self-confidence and oomph to your OOTD! If you think that your apple bottoms need a little bit of help, there is a quick and easy solution to that– a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL).

But Wait, What is Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)?

BBL involves transferring your own fat to your buttocks, increasing its size and improving its shape without the use of implants. Excess fat will be removed from select parts of your body including your hips, lower back, abdomen, or thighs through another procedure called liposuction. This fat is then transferred to your butt to beef it up.

Should I Get a BBL?

If you want to get that coveted bottom curves while decreasing unwanted fat pockets around your body, for sure! A plumper butt will accentuate the fitting of your clothes, make you look more youthful, and improve the general proportion of your body.

What Should I Ask My Surgeon During My BBL Consultation?

If, after careful consideration, you have decided to undergo this procedure, here are the key things you must ask your surgeon:

  1. Are you a board-certified plastic surgeon?

It’s important that your surgeon is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (APBS) to guarantee that they have undergone extensive training. You can also research by confirming their certification in the ABPS or ABFPRS website.

2. Am I a good candidate for BBL?

As much as you want to go through the surgery, there are a few factors that the surgeon has to consider before he or she gives you the go signal. The surgeon must check whether you are in good medical health, run down on any preexisting conditions, and discuss whether any of those might be adversely affected by the procedure.

3. What are the steps involved in my procedure?

Your surgeon must be transparent and detailed in explaining what exactly will transpire when you go for that BBL surgery. He or she must carefully explain the technique and risks involved in each one, as well as aftercare and recovery requirements.

4. How much will my procedure cost?

Ensure that the quote they will give covers all the expected costs and fees, from the procedure itself to the fees of your practitioner and other medical professionals involved. This is so you would not be caught off-guard after the procedure when you are left with no choice but to pay for any additional costs they might demand.

5. Who are the people performing my BBL procedure?

There are instances where the surgeon doing the consultation is board-certified, while the one performing the actual surgery isn’t. It’s crucial to know the qualifications and experience of your surgeon, anesthesiologists, and nurses to ensure that you will be safe throughout the process and that you get the outcome you are promised.

If you are looking for a board-certified surgeon who is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and was a recipient of the famous RealSelf 100 Award in 2015, then Dr. Carlos Burnett of Burnett Plastic Surgery is the perfect choice to make your BBL dreams come true. Contact 908.233.0200 or visit our website and schedule your consultation today!

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