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    Brazilian Butt Lift NYC - Awake BBL Manhattan & Bronx, NY

    Cosmetic surgery is part science and part art. And nowhere is this concept more evident than in the procedure called the Brazilian butt lift, also known as BBL. Originating in Brazil, where many plastic surgery procedures began, Brazilian butt lift surgery, including awake BBL, is now one of the most sought-after procedures due to the popularity of big-butt girls like Jennifer Lopez and Nicki Minaj. In this procedure, your rear end isn’t really lifted, but instead filled with fat from other parts of your body to create the body profile you desire. For the best Brazilian butt lift in New York City, call one fo the best NYC plastic surgeons Dr. Shokrian today for a consultation. He performs hundreds of Brazilian buttlifts in Manhattan and the Bronx annually and is one of the country's most skillful BBL surgeons.

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    Why Should I Get a Brazilian Butt Lift in NYC?

    A Brazilian butt lift, also referred to by some as a BBL — or if you want to get technical, gluteal fat grafting — is a cosmetic fat transfer surgical procedure that gives you a larger, shapelier bottom. A BBL and awake BBL solves two problems at once, taking unwanted fat from other parts of your body and repurposing it to create a fuller butt. Whether you’re preparing for a wedding, want to look good in your vacation pics or want to up your Instagram game, a BBL gives you a bigger bottom to get you noticed.

    Dr. David Shokrian is Manhattan’s premiere Brazilian butt lift specialist. He works with you to craft a custom awake BBL that’s designed to accentuate your assets and keep your booty in line with the rest of your body. New York City chooses Millennial Plastic Surgery for the best BBL in NYC. If you know, you know.

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    We can’t wait to meet you! We offer comprehensive consultations with Dr. Shokrian, and his team both virtually and in person.


    How Does a Brazilian Butt Lift Work?

    Despite its name, a Brazilian butt lift is not technically a butt lift surgery, which instead treats saggy skin around the buttocks. A Brazilian butt lift surgery takes fat from other parts of your body and relocates it to your buttocks. The parts of your body that provide the source of the added fat depends on your desired figure, as well as where you have fat to spare.

    A Brazilian butt lift surgery is a two-step process involving:

    • Liposuction procedure. First, Dr. Shokrian performs liposuction to take excess fat from different parts of your body. The most common areas for BBL fat removal are your love handles, upper and lower abdomen, thighs, hips or back.
    • Fat grafting. Once enough fat has been removed via liposuction, Dr. Shokrian transfers the fat to your buttocks through injections. Your fat is injected into several points in your bum to build up volume. The exact injection points are specially chosen to best amplify the size, shape and symmetry of your desired bottom.

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    Complications from Brazilian butt lifts are rare. When the surgery was first introduced, some patients experienced fat embolism — because the fat was accidentally injected into the bloodstream, where it clogged major blood vessels. Since then, the medical community has developed new techniques that greatly decreased the risk of fat embolism. There’s now even a BBL Task Force in place specifically to keep you safe.

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    • International BBL safety task force: After the alarming 1 in 3,000 statistic emerged, ASPS partnered with global plastic surgery organizations to create an international task force to address safety concerns. The task force found a rise in complications, including fat embolism, where fat enters the venous system, potentially causing life-threatening issues.
      Recent surveys show that many surgeons are now changing their techniques based on the task force’s recommendations. This has reduced the mortality rate to about 1 in 15,000, on par with tummy tuck procedures. The modified approach involves avoiding fat injection into the muscle, which poses a risk to large blood vessels. Instead, surgeons inject fat tissue above the gluteal muscle, creating a safer Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) procedure. Thanks to the task force’s work, BBLs have become much safer.
    • The range of ideal BBL candidates is quite limited: Since BBL procedure can potentially lead to more risks than most other plastic surgery procedures, it is crucial to prioritize thorough patient selection. An optimal candidate is an individual who possesses realistic expectations regarding the outcome, maintains a reasonably close proximity to their desired body weight, enjoys good overall health, and refrains from smoking.
    • Final BBL results will evolve: The majority of patients will notice an immediate enhancement in their body’s contours, both in the areas treated with liposuction and those where fat grafting was performed. Many individuals describe the second phase of recovery as a period when the transplanted fat stabilizes, while the final cosmetic outcomes of liposuction continue to develop. By the third month, the immediate risk of fat loss in the buttock area diminishes, and the size and shape of the region will give a fairly accurate indication of the final outcome. Over months three to six, the contours should continue to refine, and the desired curves should become more pronounced.
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    What Does Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery Look Like?

    Millennial Plastic Surgery prioritizes your comfort at every step of your Brazilian butt lift procedure in NYC. While the procedure itself is painless thanks to anesthesia, mild pain and swelling may persist after plastic surgery for buttocks. Any temporary side effects are easily manageable. During awake BBL or traditional BBL recovery, you can expect to:

    Get your beauty sleep and drink fluids.

    For the first 24 hours after your BBL surgery in NYC, focus on getting plenty of rest. Sleep in the position that you find most comfortable. Avoid dehydration by drinking plenty of water and other fluids.

    Take medication as needed.

    Some soreness is normal after a BBL. For relief, take prescription pain medication or acetaminophen as directed by your doctor.

    Keep ice packs handy.

    If you feel swelling, use ice packs for relief, but only during the first 24 hours after your procedure.

    Enjoy a post-operative massage

    Massaging affected areas helps alleviate temporary bruising and swelling. Consider a lymphatic drainage massage.

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    Practice basic first aid.

    You may need to change out the bandages covering your incision or injection sites. Seeing a substantial amount of fluid drain from these puncture sites is common in the first one to two days following your BBL.

    Hit pause on your exercise routine.

    Wait a week after your BBL to resume vigorous exercise. After the first day, be as active as possible and avoid lying in bed or on the couch all day.

    Don’t smoke.

    Nicotine increases the risk that complications will arise after Brazilian butt lift surgery. Avoid nicotine in all forms for at least two weeks before and two weeks after your procedure.

    Every day is a self-care day during BBL recovery. Grab your comfiest slippers and focus on taking care of yourself. Soon, you’ll be ready to shake your new booty.

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    Brazilian Butt Lift Near Me: Find a Way to Achieve Your Dream Body with Millennial Plastic Surgery

    When looking for effective ways of enhancing your buttocks’ shape and size and achieve a more attractive and youthful appearance through Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL), it’s crucial to choose a qualified specialist. A certified plastic surgeon with experience in BBL can provide the safest and most effective outcome. They possess the skills to perform the procedure while ensuring patient safety and meeting their aesthetic goals.

    How to Find a Qualified Surgeon Offering BBL Near You

    To find a qualified surgeon offering BBL near you, follow these steps:

    After trimming the number of surgeons on your list, arrange a consultation to go over your requirements and objectives. Ask about the surgeon’s success and complication rates, as well as their experience with BBL.  Choose a surgeon that you trust to provide you with the best care possible and with whom you feel at ease.

    Why Choose Millennial Plastic Surgery?

    If you are considering a Brazilian butt lift in NYC, contact our plastic surgery center today to schedule a free consultation. Our experienced surgeons will discuss your goals and develop a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve the body of your dreams.

    Read more: What Is the Difference Between a Buttock Lift and BBL?

    Clients’ Testimonials

    Dr. Shorkian is a one of a kind surgeon! I had BBL with him in April this year and my results were and still are amazing! He made sure I had the perfect size for my body, natural looking and ideally proportional! When I tell people I had a BBL they are always shocked because it looks so natural which I LOVE. I am incredibly happy and thankful for all the care I got here, and have no doubts in recommending him for his warm and kind attitude! Thank you!

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    I had a lipstick and BBL with Dr Shokrian. My results are absolutely amazing! If I could give this place 10stars I would! I cannot believe my body. Could look this way after having kids! Thank thank you thank you everyone at MPS for everything!

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    I had 2 rounds of lipo bbl was it Dr Shokrian, and my experience was absolutely amazing! This is the most incredible place and I can’t be any happier! I’ll be back for more!

    How Much Does a Brazilian Butt Lift NYC Cost?

    In Manhattan, a Brazilian butt lift treatment ranges from around $6,0000 to $15,000. The cost varies depending on the amount of fat transfer needed and the extent of liposuction required. Unlike other practices, our BBL’s total cost includes additional expenses such as anesthesia fees, facility charges, and post-operative care. We also offer various financing options. Dr. David Shokrian customizes your BBL based on your ideal results and overall health. Your personalized treatment plan determines your exact Brazilian butt lift cost.

    Some factors that affect the cost of your BBL include the:

    • Length of operation.
    • Post-op care.
    • Location.

    Length of operation.

    Depending on how much fat needs to be retrieved and relocated to achieve your dream silhouette, you may incur additional expenses for materials and operating room time. Additionally, using general anesthesia adds time to your BBL versus using local anesthesia and sedation.

    Post-op care.

    The level of aftercare you require following your procedure affects your total Brazilian butt lift cost.


    Centrally located in Midtown Manhattan, Millennial Plastic Surgery neighbors all major New York City transit lines from buses to trains. Convenience can be invaluable to those seeking or recovering from medical treatment.

    In most cases, Brazilian butt lift surgery is an elective operation with the aim of upgrading your self-image. Health insurance doesn’t cover elective cosmetic procedures; therefore, you need to be responsible for the total Brazilian butt lift cost. If you need financial assistance, Millennial Plastic Surgery works with you to create a payment plan or establish financing.

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    Implants vs Fat Transfer For Buttock Augmentation

    Here are the advantages and disadvantages of buttock implants and fat transfer techniques:

    Implants for Buttock Augmentation



    Implants offer a more dramatic and immediate change. However, they also come with a higher risk of complications, such as infection and implant rejection.

    Fat Transfer for Buttock Augmentation (BBL)




    Overall, fat grafting is now considered the gold standard for buttock augmentation. It produces a predictable, more natural-looking result, provides a high level of patient satisfaction, and has a higher success rate than traditional buttock implants.


    1. The Role of Fat Grafting in Buttock Augmentation, 2020, PMID: 32071578, doi: 10.1055/s-0039-3401038
    2. Women ‘Very Satisfied’ With Buttock Augmentation, ASPS Study Finds, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2013

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    The figure of your dreams awaits you at Millennial Plastic Surgery. Whether you’re interested in a Brazilian butt lift alone or a full mommy makeover, you can trust Dr. Shokrian. Contact MPS team at Manhattan today to set up a consultation and learn how awake or traditional Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) transforms not only your silhouette, but your self-confidence too.


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