Surgical BBL vs. Non-Surgical BBL

Surgical BBL vs. Non-Surgical BBL Chicago – Old Town Med Spa If you’re considering enhancing your backside, you’ve likely come across two popular options: surgical Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) and non-surgical BBL.

Both procedures aim to give you that coveted curvy silhouette, but they differ in terms of invasiveness, recovery time, and results. Let’s discuss the details to help you decide which is best for your goals and lifestyle.

What Is a Surgical BBL?

A surgical Brazilian Butt Lift involves a combination of liposuction and fat grafting to augment the buttocks. Excess fat is harvested from areas like the abdomen, flanks, or thighs through liposuction during the procedure.

The medical team purifies the harvested fat before strategically injecting it into the buttocks to enhance volume and shape.

Pros of Surgical BBL

  • Significant enhancement in buttock volume and shape
  • Long-lasting results
  • Customizable to achieve the desired body contour

Cons of Surgical BBL

  • Invasive procedure with associated risks
  • Downtime is required for recovery, typically several weeks

What Is a Non-Surgical BBL?

A Non-Surgical BBL, also known as a Liquid Butt Lift or “Sculptra butt lift,” involves enhancing the buttocks using injectable fillers such as Sculptra or Radiesse. These fillers are strategically injected to add volume and improve the shape of the buttocks without the need for surgery.

Usually, dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid or poly-L-lactic acid are strategically injected into the buttocks to add volume and improve contour.

Pros of Non-Surgical BBL

  • A non-surgical BBL is a simple procedure with hardly any downtime
  • You get results right away and feel hardly any discomfort
  • It’s safer with fewer risks than a surgical BBL

Cons of Non-Surgical BBL

  • Results don’t last forever and might need more shots later
  • Limited enhancement compared to surgical BBL, especially for a significant volume increase

Which Option Is Right for You?

Deciding between surgical BBL vs. non-surgical BBL depends on different things, like what you want to look like, how much time you can take off, and how healthy you are.

If you’re looking for a dramatic enhancement with long-lasting results and are willing to undergo surgery and recovery, surgical BBL may be the better option for you.

On the other hand, if you prefer a less invasive approach with minimal downtime and are content with temporary results, non-surgical BBL could be the ideal choice.

Schedule a BBL Consultation in Chicago

Ready to achieve your dream silhouette? Whether you’re considering surgical or non-surgical BBL, the experts at Old Town Med Spa in Chicago can help. Contact our Lincoln Park location at 312-882-0700 or our Old Town or Bucktown locations at 312-643-1689 to book your appointment and start feeling more confident.

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