As the most popular surgical cosmetic procedure last year, liposuction is now a household word. However, only a few are aware that you can actually utilize the fat removed from liposuction to further enhance your physical appearance. Through fat transfer, it is now possible to transplant the harvested fat from liposuction to areas in the body that that look arguably better with added volume such as the face, breasts, hand, and buttocks. The Rising Popularity of the Brazilian Butt Lift Although buttock augmentation via fat transfer, popularly known as the Brazilian butt lift, did not make it into the Top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2013, it is worth noting that it enjoyed a whopping 58 percent increase in the number of procedures performed that year in comparison to 2012. Surprisingly, it’s not just women who are looking into giving their derriere a boost. This New York Times last year talked about the increasing number of men who decided to do something about their non-existent butt via fat transfer. Who Can Have the Brazilian Butt Lift Apart from the desire to enhance the buttocks, anyone who is thinking of having a Brazilian butt lift should have sufficient amounts of fat in other areas of the body such as the abdomen and thighs. In addition, you should be near or within your ideal body weight at the time of the procedure. Finally, it is important to have realistic expectations of the procedure. Would you like to learn more about your buttock enhancement options in Houston and neighboring areas? We’d love to hear from you! Schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Cortes by calling 281.401.3472 or by filling out this contact form today.