The Brazilian Butt Lift Shows 2015’s Largest Increase in Cosmetic Surgery

May 9, 2016Kim Kardashian Before and After Butt Lift

Kim Kardashian Before and After Butt Augmentation


Fashion trends now extend beyond clothing and makeup, to body contours for women. Thanks to Jennifer Lopez, the Kardashians, and interest in Latin culture, the butt lift has become the latest craze for self-improvement.

The Brazilian butt lift (BBL) is an augmentation of the buttocks through fat transfer with the patient’s fat.

Women seeking butt enhancement want more fullness, roundness, and projection of the buttock. Miguel Delgado, M.D. states that butt enhancement can improve the balance of a woman’s body and thereby boost her self-image.


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) 2015 statistics, butt lifts are up 252% since the year 2000. On average there is a buttock procedure every 30 minutes every day!

The top procedures for the butt in 2015 are:

1. Butt augmentation (also known as the Brazilian Butt Lift):  fat grafting with the patient’s fat to create fullness.
2. Butt implant: creating fullness using a silicone type of implant similar to a breast implant.
3. Butt lift: to lift a drooping butt and doesn’t necessarily include augmenting.

Dr. Miguel Delgado, M.D. a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon has perfected the BBL procedure preferring fat grafting over implants with the advantages being:

  • Avoiding use of foreign material
  • A softer more natural feel than that of an implant
  • Overall lower complication rates
  • Ability to treat multiple areas to enhance overall result
  • Additional benefit of fat reduction from donor site (usually the abdomen)


If your bum is bumming you out, call now (415) 898-4161 for a consultation to learn what options are available to you.

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Dr. Miguel Delgado


Dr. Delgado, MD is a world-recognized plastic surgeon and specialist in the treatment of male breast enlargement, also called gynecomastia. He has developed new techniques and owns and operates, which has become the largest gynecomastia forum in the world. Dr. Delgado holds the two most coveted credentials; the certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

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