Several factors can affect the shape and size of the buttocks such as ageing, weight fluctuations, gravity and pregnancy. Even regular exercise and calorie conscious diets cannot restore the youthful firmness and contour of the buttocks. The Brazilian butt lift is a cosmetic surgical procedure which is designed to reshape and improve the size and shape of the derriere. Performed by an experienced plastic surgeon, it can result in a beautiful, rounded, firm and well-shaped posterior.
Buttock Augmentation Using Fat Transfer
In contrast to implants, this treatment uses fat from the patient’s own body for the enhancement. The plastic surgeon first determines the donor site after a detailed physical evaluation. It is usually an area where fat is available in abundance. Typical donor sites include the back, abdomen, hips and thighs. Minimally invasive liposuction is used to liquefy and extract the fat tissues. The fat cells are processed and purified for maximum survival and prepared for the injection. They are then injected into different areas of the buttocks and at diverse depths to result in a fuller and more attractive shape, based on the patient’s physiological considerations and cosmetic goals.
To determine the position for fat placement and also the quantity of fat deposited, the plastic surgeon uses advanced technology such as the TouchView Ultrasound Transducer. This system uses a sensitive, lightweight probe that works on the top 4 cm to 6 cm of the tissue from the dermis down through the superficial to deep fat layers. It helps the surgeon to easily view the fat placement position and gives an idea about the extent of fat deposited. It also detects complications prior to the procedure which allows the surgeon to take suitable safety precautions. This system allows more accurate and safe sculpting by providing the surgeon with precise measurements.
Some swelling and bruising are typical following the surgery. The patient may be advised to avoid prolonged sitting for about two weeks. The recovery period for this natural alternative to buttock implants is short, and risks of rejection are also reduced as the patient’s own fat is used.
The benefits of the Brazilian Butt Lift are as follows:
- No insertion of foreign materials in the body
- Avoids implant-related complications
- Provides a more natural appearance
- Short recovery time
- Reduced risk of infection
- Minimal scarring and bleeding
- Long-term results
- Improved body profile
- Improved contour in the donor sites
Choosing the right plastic surgeon is crucial for optimal results. Select a qualified surgeon who has experience in performing Brazilian butt lift surgery and ensure that the procedure is performed in a professional AAAASF-accredited plastic surgery practice.