There are a ton of reasons why you might be frustrated about your own behind. You might have always had a flatter butt or you might have gained or lost weight leaving your bottom skin loose. As you age, you might also notice that your cheeks become asymmetrical. During a Brazilian butt lift, fat from your own body will be added to your butt to give you a lifted appearance with more backside volume.
A trendy and hip new surgery, the Brazilian butt lift (also known as a butt augmentation) has taken off in the last few years. During a Brazilian butt lift, the fat is transferred from another area of the body, like the abdomen, flanks, back, or thighs, and then put back in the tissue of your buttocks, a process known as fat grafting. It’s sometimes referred to as a form of buttock enhancement surgery.
Though a Brazilian butt lift itself is only performed through fat grafting, there are other types of buttock enhancement surgery. The following are options you might want to explore:
If you’ve got a bottom that’s always bothered you, it’s a great time to take control of your body confidence. If you find any of the following issues troublesome, you might want to consider a Brazilian butt lift:
Before undergoing a Brazilian butt lift, make sure that you have a consultation with our trained surgeon to discuss all the details of the procedure. You may have some worries about undergoing a procedure that will dramatically enhance your buttocks, but your surgeon will help explain and calm any worries you may have.
At your consultation, you’ll learn what to expect during your procedure and you’ll learn what your expected outcome will be. You’ll be given a chance to examine before and after photos. Your doctor will also take measurements and discuss what is bothering you about your procedure.
In addition, you will also want to bring the following to your consultation:
Before you have a Brazilian butt lift procedure, you’ll want to do the required prep work:
You will have directions to follow prior to your surgery. this may include:
On the day of your butt augmentation, you’ll first meet with your anesthesiology team to discuss the right methods for your pain management. You will be given general anesthesia to avoid any pain during surgery. Your surgeon will begin with liposuction of the areas of your body where fat can be collected. Then, your fat will be put in a special cannula to be added into the buttocks. At the end of the surgery, sutures or dissolvable stitches will be placed. Once complete, you’ll be moved to a recovery area and monitored as you prepare for recovery.
You will love the results of a Brazilian Butt Lift where you’ll find your backside more toned, shaped, and full of volume. You will have a follow-up with your doctor during your first week after surgery. Since your body will naturally absorb some of the added fat, you may see a decrease in volume as the years go by and may need to do a follow-up procedure.
After your surgery, you’ll be rolled to recovery and monitored as your anesthesia wears off. Your care nurse will give you any special instructions for your care, and you’ll be given a special pillow to sit on during the weeks after your surgery.
You’ll be given special instructions for your recovery that include staying off of your butt for at least six weeks. While at home, you’ll have a special pillow to sit on that will help you heal and keep your new fat intact. You’ll have bruising, pain, and swelling after surgery which will take a few weeks to go down.
After your surgery, you’ll want to monitor for various side effects that can occur after one of the procedures such as a Brazilian butt lift: