The Brazilian Butt Lift is growing in popularity among those who wish to have a rounder, plumper behind. Not only does it add curves, it creates shape to the body and gives desirable proportions and symmetry.
While mostly the results are for aesthetic reasons, it is important to keep in mind that the Brazilian Butt Lift procedure is not just a trend, and electing for plastic surgery is a life decision to be made carefully.
Is the Brazilian Butt Lift safe for you?
Safety is always a priority when considering surgery, and it is wise to do your due diligence to avoid any risks and complications. While the procedure sounds fairly straightforward, it is highly recommended to have the Brazilian Butt Lift performed safely by a qualified plastic surgeon with experience. At Dr. Anthony Buglino’s New York offices, a consultation allows us to determine if you are candidate for Brazilian Butt Lift foremost and also give us a thorough understanding of a patient’s health. Brazilian Butt Lift patients must be in good shape and stature, without any medical issues, and have adequate amount of fat to transfer.
How is the Brazilian Butt Lift performed?
The Brazilian Butt Lift is a combination procedure, using liposuction fat transfer / grafting, and fat injections to add more volume to the buttocks area. Via liposuction, fat is usually taken from the abdomen/ stomach, lower back, or thighs and reintroduced to the body, specifically in the buttocks. Optimal results can expect a 60% fat retention rate.
Dr. Buglino performs the Brazilian Butt Lift under Local Anesthesia (BBLULA) in his state-of-the-art operating theater. Local anesthesia helps minimize downtime for the Brazilian Butt Lift surgery procedures.
What is the recovery time like for the Brazilian Butt Lift?
Following surgery, patients will have to make significant adjustments to their daily routine and lifestyle following the Brazilian Butt Lift for the most optimal results and to avoid complications during the healing process. Avoiding any unnecessary pressure to th e buttocks post-surgery, for as much as 8 weeks. Patients should not sit directly on the butt and also sleep on their stomach or side. While patients can walk around just a few days after surgery, physical activities should be limited. The use of compression garments, pillows and cushions are recommended.