A Buttock Lift, also known as a Butt Lift, can help to restore shape to the buttocks as a result of aging or significant weight loss. A Buttock Lift can provide a major improvement in appearance and often fosters a boost in self-confidence.
Why A Buttock Lift?
Age, gravity, heredity and even weight fluctuations can get in the way of having the attractive, shapely backside you desire. When diet and exercise just aren’t enough, the answer may a Buttock Lift, which can help patients who are experiencing excess skin and fat in the buttock region tor those who would simply like the appearance of the buttocks to be in better proportion to the rest of their body. A Buttock Lift also helps those whose buttocks appear asymmetrical or have been affected by an injury or trauma.
Is A Buttock Lift Right For Me?
Any permanent alterations to your physical appearance should be done for your own personal reasons, not to meet the expectations of others or a preconceived notion of the “ideal” body. The criteria for good a good candidate for a Buttock Lift include:
- Those who are in good physical health
- Individuals with an overall positive outlook
- Individuals who have realistic goals of the overall results
During your initial consultation,our skilled surgeons will examine your areas of concern, noting your skin elasticity, its amount and distribution. At this point, they will discuss the procedure in more detail, as well as other procedures commonly performed in conjunction with a Buttock Lift, such as a Tummy Tuck or Liposuction, that will help you achieve your goals.
Buttock Lift Procedure
A Buttock Lift typically involves incisions that are made at the top of the buttocks, and, in some cases, the hip and groin area. The excess fat and skin is removed, with the remainder re-sculpted and pulled taut to achieve a smoother and more youthful appearance.
In addition to surgical skin incision, and tissue rearrangement, fat injections can be utilized to enhance the buttock and give it a lift.
A Buttock Lift surgery is generally performed on an outpatient basis under general anesthesia, and can last anywhere from three to six hours, depending on the type of procedure as well as any that are performed in conjunction with it.
In some instances fat injections “Brazilian Butt Lift”, may be a good technique to restore “Butt Volume”.
Recovery and Results
Following surgery, drainage tubes designed to help reduce swelling and drain excess fluid and to help avoid accumulation of fluids will be places, and removed when they stop draining, typically within one week. Any stitches that do not dissolve will be removed within two to four weeks. You will have to wear a support garment following your procedure to help reduce swelling.
Strenuous activities such as straining, bending, and lifting should be avoided for at least four weeks in order to improve scarring and to help reduce swelling. Most patients are typically able to return to non-strenuous work within two to four weeks.
Once your incisions are fully healed and swelling has subsided, you will be able to enjoy a newly sculpted and reshaped buttock. The actual healing time will vary according to the patient as well as the procedure itself.
Be sure to ask questions: It’s very important to address any concerns you have with our experienced staff. All successful surgeries begin with open and honest communication between doctor and patient. Are you considering plastic surgery? Contact us to schedule a consultation and let us educate you about your options and the procedures available.