Butt lift surgery, also known as gluteoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery to improve the shape, size and appearance of the buttocks. The process is to takes use fat and injects it into buttocks in order to create more, in shape volume.
Overview of Butt Lift
very woman prefers to have attractive, well-proportioned buttocks. The shape and size of buttocks play and important role in body’s attractiveness. It can increase roundness and fullness of butt, Improve the saggy and loose skin of the butt, Enhance the shape and the curves of the butt, improving the balance between lower and upper body. Butt lift is commonly performed by a plastic surgeon on buttocks. It is not recommended for people who suffer from restricted blood flow, diabetes, coronary artery disease or a weak immune system.
Type of Butt Lift
- Brazilian butt lift: in this method, the surgeon removes fat from another part of the body (liposuction) and after the fat is purified, it is injected in the buttocks. This method results in firmer and rounder butt with increase in size.
- Butt lift with implants: in this method, the surgeon makes an incision in the crease between the buttocks and then inserts round or oval silicone implants into the butt. This method is suitable for individuals who don’t have enough body fat.
Butt Lift Recommended For:
- Adults who are losing and sagging skin and extra fat in buttocks
- Flat, small or asymmetrical buttocks
Before Butt Lift
Patients should stop taking Aspirin and anti-inflammatory medicines at least 2 weeks before the surgery. The surgeon takes medical history of patients. The surgeon may mark the areas of the body that will be treated and also take some photographs. Patients should avoid smoking at least 6 weeks before the surgery. their weight should be stable for about a year. they should manage their schedule to rest at home for about 3 week after the surgery.
During Butt Lift
Patients usually would be under general anesthesia during the procedure. This procedure usually lasts 1 to 6 hours. Patients need to stay at the hospital overnight. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.
After Butt Lift
patients should not sit or lie directly on the buttocks for about 2 weeks after the procedure. they should sleep on stomach or side, and either lie this way or stand for all activity except using the toilet for 2 weeks after the procedure. Normal sitting activity is typically allowed after 8 weeks. Swelling, pain, bruising and numbness for few days after the procedure is expected. patients should not squat or stretch for 3 weeks. Activities can cause pressure in the buttocks and can destroy transplanted fat. Patients should not engage in sexual intercourse for two weeks. They should wear compression garment. The compression garment minimizes the swelling.