While some women are naturally blessed with a full and shapely backside, a large number of women have a derriére that they are unsatisfied with. As a result, the number of butt augmentation procedures performed has substantially increased over the last few years.
This procedure can improve the size as well as the shape of the buttocks. Butt augmentation is performed by either inserting gluteal-shaped implants or by injecting fat tissue into the buttocks, and this procedure provides long-lasting results that can give you the confidence you deserve.
Wish your butt was rounder, fuller, and shapelier?
Long for an hourglass figure or more voluptuous curves?
Look in the mirror and think your butt looks too flat, small, or disproportionate compared to the rest of your figure?
Liposuction is used to remove unwanted fat from the body. Once the fat is harvested and purified, it is injected strategically into the subcutaneous space of the buttock for shaping and contouring (fat should never be injected below the muscle fascia or into the muscle).
Benefits of a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL):
Since the fat used is the patient’s own tissue, there is no risk of the body rejecting it
Achieves more slender body contours
Very little recovery time
After tiny incisions are made in the buttocks, 100 percent pure grade silicone implants are inserted under the muscle’s fascia, or a space is made in the middle of the muscle for placement of the implant.
Benefits of a Butt Lift With Implants:
Immediately adds volume
Provides permanent results
Achieves substantial volume for patients without excess fat tissue
Follow Your Butt Enhancement With Body Contouring!
Although buttock enhancement can sometimes be performed at the same time as other body and breast contouring procedures, the results are superior when butt enhancement is performed alone (since this surgery requires you to avoid sitting on your butt for several weeks).
That being said, body contouring procedures performed after you heal from your BBL or butt implant can significantly highlight the results of your butt enhancement.
During a Brazilian Butt Lift, liposuction of the surrounding areas is a requirement, as these areas supply the fat needed to augment the buttocks. While not limited to, most of the harvested fat comes from the abdomen, hips, thighs, and lower back. Once the excess fat has been transferred from these areas to the buttocks, you will notice a significant shift in your total body contour.
Additionally, liposuction is commonly combined with all butt implant procedures to achieve the same body sculpting results.
If you are considering buttock augmentation, you will need to book a consultation with Dr. Nelson. During this consultation, you will be able to discuss your goals and treatment options. Dr. Nelson will also perform a physical evaluation and determine if you have enough body fat to harvest for a Brazilian Butt Lift. If not, butt implants will likely be recommended as the ideal treatment option.
You will then be given a date and time to return for surgery. Buttock augmentation is most often completed using general anesthesia. Occasionally, smaller cases can be done using local anesthesia. Butt enhancement is an outpatient procedure and you can go home the same day as your surgery.
In the case of a Brazilian Butt Lift, patients experience little to no pain after treatment. While moderate discomfort can be expected after a butt augmentation with implants, prescribed medication can help alleviate any pain.
Fat is collected (using gentle liposuction techniques) from areas of the body with excess fat, such as the abdomen, hips, or thighs. The fat is then handled carefully so as not to damage the cells. Once the fat is removed and purified, it is then injected into various areas of the buttocks. While fat is used to create a fuller-looking and firmer butt, deformities can also be corrected, and the buttocks shaped to look more symmetrical.
It is highly recommended that you sit as little as possible for at least 10 days with a Brazilian Butt Lift and two and a half weeks with implants. Many patients invest in a specialized Brazilian Butt Lift pillow or boppy pillow (nursing pillow) to support themselves while protecting their healing results.
Work and regular activities can be resumed 10 days after a Brazilian Butt Lift is complete. If a butt lift with implants is performed, it will take about 2 ½ weeks before work can be resumed. However, physical activity should be avoided for at least a month.
Buttock augmentation with the BBL involves injecting fat into your butt. Unfortunately, there have been incidents (worldwide) where the fat was injected too deep into the buttocks, causing the fat to enter the veins, causing an embolism. While these risks are very rare, they are important to be aware of. Additionally, this reaffirms the importance of your surgeon selection. Dr. Nelson is a board-certified plastic surgeon, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, among others. He has years of experience performing all variations of buttock augmentation and understands the diligence and skill needed to perform these procedures.
Jeffrey M. Nelson M.D. 7416 N. La Cholla Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85741 (520) 575-8400 [Get Directions]