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Can I use Fat From Someone Else (Fat Donor)?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

This is a great question, however fat cannot be taken from another person and used for your augmentation. There are two options for buttock augmentation, Brazilian Butt Lift and butt implants they are both good procedures that each have their place. Often patients are surprised that they have enough fat for a Brazilian Butt Lift […]

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Should I Gain Weight Before My Brazilian Butt Lift?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

This is a very common question as some women do not have enough fat for a Brazilian Butt Lift. However some patients are surprised that they have enough fat when evaluated by an experienced plastic surgeon that performs a high volume of fat transfer procedures. Patients that have a BMI over 22 and have never […]

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Does the Fat Injection Go Above the Muscle or in the Muscle for a Brazilian Butt Lift?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

The Brazilian Butt lift is a relatively new procedure and there are several ways that it is performed. The fat is harvested via liposuction and then processed so that only pure fat remains for the augmentation. The actual injection of the fat is done in small even aliquots so that the injected fat is surrounded […]

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Are there creams or medications that I can take to enhance my buttock?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

This is a great question, however unfortunately there is currently not creams or pills available that are going to enhance your buttock. Currently there are only three ways to augmentation your buttock. First is diet and exercise, secondly is the Brazilian Butt Lift and lastly buttock implants. I would stay away from any creams or […]

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What’s the Rating of Fat Transfer (Brazilian Butt Lift) on RealSelf?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

Fat transfer has been a hot topic the past few years and because of that a lot of surgeons have tried to perform the procedure without proper training or experience. When fat grafting was first being performed many surgeons did not appreciate the fine and subtle techniques that are needed to achieve the results that […]

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What is the Difference Between a Butt Augmentation and a Brazilian Butt Lift?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

Butt augmentation is a relatively new procedure that has gained in popularity over the past several years, however there are several terms that are used to describe the various procedures and often can be confusing. Butt Augmentation: This is a general term that is used to describe any surgery that increases the size of the […]

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What is the difference between Brazilian butt lift and fat transfer?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 19, 2020

This is a great question as there are so many terms that reference a butt augmentation. Brazilian Butt Lift is a popular term that is commonly used to describe a butt augmentation that is performed only with fat transfer. The Brazilian Butt Lift typically includes liposuction of the abdomen, back and flanks (occasionally other areas […]

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Saline Vs Silicone Breast Implants for a More Natural Look?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 18, 2020

The current trend in breast augmentation is for a more natural result. There are several new additions to the breast implant family that makes this much easier for your plastic surgeon to help you achieve this goal. The type of implant that you use for your augmentation has a large role in the final results […]

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Which Breast Implants Result in Natural Slope and Cleavage?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 18, 2020

The current trend in breast augmentation is for a more natural result. There are several new additions to the breast implant family that makes this much easier for your plastic surgeon to help you achieve this goal. One the use of silicone implants has made a dramatic change in terms of natural feel and shape. […]

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Can Implants Placed Under the Muscle Be Moved to Over the Muscle?

By Dr. Johnny Franco / June 18, 2020

The simple answer is yes the implants can be moved over the muscle. The most common reason to move the implants above the muscle is in active patients that develop an “animation” deformity. An animation deformity is when the implant and breast are moved when the pectorals muscle is flexed. Typically it will cause a […]

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