A specialized process used among plastic surgeons to augment the shape and size of the buttocks without the use of implants is referred to as a Brazilian butt lift. Austin surgeons with specific knowledge and experience performing this type of fat transfer procedure can help patients achieve effective results.
The procedure involves the removal of excess fat from the hips lower back, abdomen, or thighs use of liposuction, with some of this fat then reinserted into the buttocks.
The surgery read proportions the lower body and also helps the patient reduce fat in common problem areas while enhancing the buttocks.
A number of alternative names for the Brazilian butt lift include Brazilian lift, autologous fat grafting, and micro-fat grafting. This form of surgery relocates fat cells in an attempt to accentuate the shape and roundness of the buttocks. The patient undergoes the procedure for approximately 3 to 4 hours and receives small incisions for both the liposuction and the relocation of the fat cells.
Candidates for the Procedure
The most suitable candidates for this procedure are those who committed to proper diet and exercise, but also seek an enhancement of their backside contour. Patients who are on the thinner side may need liposuction from not only the abdomen and flanks, but also other areas such as the thighs. The procedure produces two results at the same time – the flanks and abdomen are flattened and contoured in the buttocks to develop a more shapely appearance.
Recovery from the Procedure
The recovery time for a Brazilian butt lift is about 2 to 3 weeks. As well, the patient will need to limit their activity for a few additional weeks. Patient also needs to avoid sitting during the first two weeks after the surgery. During the first 3 to 4 weeks after surgery, the patient also wears a compression garment around the areas of liposuction.
The Brazilian lift surgery requires the skills of an experienced surgeon with particular eye for aesthetic detail and the ability to perform fat transfer techniques with great competency. Not all cosmetic surgeons have this specialized training in their background.