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What Does a BBL Cost?

What Does A BBL Cost

Brazilian butt lift (BBL) surgery has gained significant popularity as a highly sought-after cosmetic procedure to enhance the shape and size of the buttocks and hips. This is especially true for patients who tend to carry more weight in their abdomen, as opposed to the hips and buttock area.

If you are considering this transformative surgery for yourself, one crucial aspect to consider is cost. The average cost of a BBL varies based on several factors, and it’s important to understand what influences the pricing.

At the same time, keep in mind that each patient’s case is unique, and a private consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon is the best way to determine the exact BBL price you will be charged.

Ahead, we’ll explore the factors that affect BBL cost and what you can expect in terms of pricing and inclusions. We’ll also outline how patients typically pay for these highly popular procedures.

How Much Does a BBL Cost?

BBL CostThe cost of a Brazilian butt lift (BBL) can vary widely depending on various factors. This can make it difficult to provide an exact figure. Your surgeon will assess factors such as the extent of liposuction required, the surgeon’s expertise, facility fees, and anesthesia costs to provide a comprehensive breakdown of the expenses.

On average, the cost of a BBL in the United States ranges from $8,000 to $15,000. However, again, it’s important to note that this is just an average estimate. Individual costs can differ significantly.

Because of the significant cost of this surgery, we, of course, must note that choosing to undergo a BBL is a major decision. As such, it requires thoughtful consideration and thorough research.

Please review potential plastic surgeons carefully, click through before and after photos, and read patient testimonials. This will help ensure a safe and successful procedure that aligns with your expectations and goals, resulting in a beautifully enhanced silhouette that you can feel confident about.

One final and crucial aspect to consider is that insurance rarely covers the cost of a BBL. Since the procedure is considered elective and cosmetic, insurance providers do not consider it “medically necessary” and will not offer coverage.

Factors Affecting BBL Cost

Ultimately, the following factors will affect your BBL surgery cost the most:

  1. Surgeon’s Experience and Reputation: A highly skilled and experienced plastic surgeon may charge higher fees due to their expertise and track record of success performing Brazilian butt lift surgery.
  2. Geographical Location: The cost of living and demand for cosmetic procedures in your area can influence your overall Brazilian butt lift cost as well. Major metropolitan areas may have higher prices compared to smaller towns.
  3. Facility Fees: The type of cosmetic surgery facility used for your BBL (such as a hospital, surgical center, or private clinic) can also impact the cost.
  4. Anesthesia Charges: The qualifications and experience of the anesthesiologist administering anesthesia during your buttock augmentation will be reflected in the overall cost too. Many plastic surgeons will use the same anesthesiologists over and over, so they will have an accurate cost estimate for this portion.
  5. Extent of Liposuction: A Brazilian butt lift procedure involves liposuction to harvest fat for buttock enhancement. The amount of liposuction required will affect the overall cost.
  6. Desired Results: Patients seeking a more significant enhancement, multiple areas of liposuction, or other plastic surgery services may have higher BBL surgery costs.
  7. Additional Services: Finally, some surgeons may exclude additional products and services such as post-operative garments, medications, or follow-up visits from their BBL package price. These out-of-pocket costs will then impact how much you ultimately pay for surgery as well.

Should You Choose a BBL Surgeon Based on Cost?

BBL Surgery Cost

During your consultation, your butt lift surgeon will provide a detailed breakdown of costs and explain what each aspect encompasses. Unfortunately, some plastic surgeons may give you unexpectedly low estimates for the price of a BBL fat transfer procedure — and you should be wary of these offers.

This is because, in some cases, low estimates may indicate subpar services or inexperienced surgeons. The priority should always be to choose a board certified plastic surgeon with expertise and experience performing BBL surgeries safely and effectively.

How to Pay for a BBL Surgery

Financing options are usually available for patients who wish to undergo a BBL but may not have the full amount to pay upfront. Some plastic surgery practices offer payment plans, and many plastic surgeons offer financing options through medical financing companies such as CareCredit. These plans allow patients to pay for their BBL in affordable installments over time.

Additionally, some patients may use personal savings or consider personal credit cards to cover their BBL cost. It’s essential to choose a payment method that fits comfortably within your budget and allows you to achieve your aesthetic goals without too much financial strain.

Call Today to Set Up a Consultation Appointment

Whether you’re considering a traditional Brazilian butt lift or a skinny BBL to enhance your figure and achieve your aesthetic goals, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Matthew Schulman.

During your consultation, Dr. Schulman will assess your unique needs, discuss the factors affecting BBL cost, and provide personalized recommendations for the best approach to meet your expectations.

Don’t hesitate to take the first step toward feeling more confident and comfortable in your own skin. Contact us now to book your consultation appointment and start your journey toward a beautifully enhanced silhouette.


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