Fat Transfer to Hips

Want to get an hourglass shape with beautifully contoured hips and thighs? With fat transfer to hips, you can safely and effectively achieve the body of your dreams.

bodySCULPT®, a leading plastic surgery practice in NYC, provides fat transfer, a minimally invasive plastic surgery procedure for hip augmentation. In this surgical procedure, the patient’s own fat is used to improve the contour and curvature of hips and effectively address hip dips.


Here are the main procedure benefits:
  • Enhanced feminine hips
  • A trimmer midsection
  • An attractive “hourglass” figure
  • Natural, long-lasting results
Fat grafting procedure involves harvesting fat from areas that have extra fat to spare, like the abdomen, using advanced liposuction modalities (Smartlipo, BodyTite, and VASERlipo), purifying it, and injecting it into the hips to create the appropriate contour.
The injected purified fat establishes a new blood supply from your body and receives the nourishment it needs for survival, providing permanent results. The procedure helps to increase the width of the hips and bring about a better hip-to-waist ratio.

Eliminate Hip Dips with Fat Transfer to Hip Dips/Hip Dip Surgery

Hip dips, also known as violin hips, are narrow inward depressions found along the side of your body near the hip bones, and is a major aesthetic concern. Fat transfer to hips is generally the recommended treatment option for those who have enough fat to spare for the procedure.
Though hip dips or violin hips is completely normal and not a problem that requires medical attention, some people don’t like the appearance of hip dips and would prefer to fill it out. For them, fat transfer to hip dips surgery or hip dip surgery at bodySCULPT® in Manhattan, NYC may be a good cosmetic procedure to consider.



FAQ about Fat Transfer to Hips Surgery

What Is Fat Transfer to Hips Surgery?

Diet and exercises are not the ultimate solution for excess fat removal, and the thighs and hips are major problem areas. Small incisions are made to remove stubborn fat from these parts, and surgeons help to provide pronounced hips with beautiful curves between the hip and thighs, you can consider fat transfer to hips surgery at bodySCULPT®.

What Does the Procedure Involve?

Fat transfer to hip surgery is a type of fat augmentation surgery, also known as liposculpting, designed to re-modify the shape of your hips. There are two main processes involved:  

  • Harvesting the fat cells from different areas of the body such as the abdomen, and thighs through liposuction
  • Purifying the grafted fat and injecting it into the hips
The main goal of this procedure is to give you an hour-glass look or a better definition to your lower body. Fat transfer to hips only is intended to augment the hips and bring about a better hip to waist ratio.

Am I An Ideal Candidate for Fat Transfer to Hips Surgery?

A good candidate for the procedure is one who has donor sites from where fat can be taken, and who does not have any circulation problems. The candidate should be a healthy adult who is a non-smoker or who can quit smoking to undergo the procedure.

What Are the Benefits of This Procedure?

The benefits of fat transfer procedure at bodySCULPT® include:  

  • Minimal chance for rejection as it uses your own tissue
  • No general anesthesia
  • No hospital stay
  • Minimal downtime and discomfort

Can I Get Brazilian butt lift and Fat Transfer to Hips at the Same Time?

Our plastic surgeons are experienced in performing Brazilian butt lift and fat transfer to hips at the same time. The combined procedure can not only reshape your entire lower back and hip area, but also increase the size of your buttocks.

How Long Does Fat Transfer to Hips Surgery Take?

The length of the procedure depends on how much fat is removed.

What Is Recovery Like?

Fat transfer to hips patients take a day off from work and social activities to undergo the procedure. Even though the procedure is minimally-invasive, slight complications such as swelling and bruising should be expected post the procedure, which will subside in a few weeks. Depending upon the individual, recovery time varies. To maximize the survivability of the transferred fat, our surgeons will give you important advice or guidelines to follow. One such recommendation is to avoid putting pressure on the treated areas, and restraining from heavy activities during the post-op period.

How to Sleep after Fat Transfer to Hips?

You may not sleep on your side for at least three weeks, instead you need to sleep on your stomach or back during the post-op period to ensure fat survival.

What Is the Best Place in the Body to Remove the Fat for the Hip Augmentation/ Hip Fat Transfer Procedure?

No single donor area is better than another. Therefore, at bodySCULPT, we remove the fat from the area (s) that will give the patient the best results or where the fat is available (usually the abdomen or thighs).

Does the Results of Fat Transfer to Hips Last?

Hip fat transfer/ hip augmentation procedure results can last long unless the patient has significant weight loss or weight gain after the surgery. Skilled surgeons and support staff at our AAAASF-accredited NYC practice are dedicated to ensuring patient comfort and safety. They will provide the necessary support, right from the initial consultation through treatment and recovery, as well as superior follow-ups.

Schedule Your Consultation!

To learn more about the hip fat transfer treatments or to schedule a consultation for fat transfer to hips in NYC, call us at 1-800-282-7285 or send an email to info@bodysculpt.com.