Do you have a flat derriere or are you looking for more voluptuous curves to your backside? A Brazilian butt lift may be just the thing for you. For years, synthetic implants were the go-to way to enhance the buttocks, and while they still remain an option, the Brazilian butt lift is much more common today.
How It Works The Brazilian butt lift procedure uses a cannula (a small, hollow tube) and a suction device to extract connective tissue that stores fat from areas like your hips, waist, abdomen or thighs. Your surgeon will recommend the best areas to target for fat cells for a successful outcome. Once the fat cells have been removed, they will go through a purification process to extract the healthiest cells and prepare them for transplantation. The fat cells are then injected in tiny amounts into the buttocks to add volume and create a uniform, smooth appearance.
Recovery Time Most patients can return to work in about a week. In some cases, recovery time can be longer, such as if your job requires more physical activity like lifting or being on your feet for long periods of time. You will experience some bruising and swelling after the procedure, which will diminish in three to four weeks.
Are You a Candidate? You are an ideal patient for a Brazilian butt lift if you have enough fat in at least two areas of your body that can be used to reshape their buttocks. You should also be in good overall health and have the desire to correct a sagging or flat posterior. This procedure also works well on patients who have recently lost weight and want to balance out their overall curves. It’s important for you to be at your ideal weight for best results, and you should be committed to a healthy diet and exercise routine. Ideal candidates are also non-smokers who have realistic expectations about the outcome of the procedure.
To learn more about the benefits of a Brazilian butt lift, contact Dr. Lalla today at 973-324-9455. And to view before and after images of successful Brazilian butt lift procedures, please click here.