Brazilian Butt Lift
- Candidates seeking change in the buttock contour who have lost their natural curves due to age or change in weight and have enough pockets for fat grafting.
- Physically and medically fit for anaesthesia and surgery.
- Stable weight
- Abstinence from smoking
- Our surgeon may recommend you to discontinue certain activities / medications like aspirin or blood thinners that may interfere with the procedure.
- Nil by mouth for at least 8 hours prior to surgery
- Ensure you have a guardian to accompany you back home and stay.
- The choice of anaesthesia is best determined by your surgeon and anaesthetist.
- Your surgeon will first perform a liposuction to drain fat from the said areas to be processed and prepared to be re-injected to your buttocks
- Fat does not have its inherent blood supply hence the proper placement location is important for the best chance of stable transfer and bonding.
- This precise procedure involves three to five small incisions around the buttock to carefully administer the right amount of fat to the specific areas at various depths to attain natural looking results.
- Closure is then done by sutures and compression dressing to stop any soakage and keep the area clean.
WHAT TO EXPECT POST PROCEDURE?
- Swelling for a few weeks
- Avoid sitting on your buttocks or lying on the back for 2 weeks.
- It can take up to 6 months for the results of the Brazilian Butt lift to be fully realised.
RESULTS & HOW LONG DO THEY LAST?
- Lumpy or uneven skin texture
- Prolonged pain
- Extremely rare and fatal – Fat embolism
Frequently Asked Questions
Butt lift procedures take anywhere between 2 to 3 hours. But the time required may vary depending on the areas being treated.
It can be a day care procedure or an inpatient procedure depending on the magnitude. But a rest of 2-3 days is required and exercise can be resumed after a period of around 3 weeks.
There are no major side effects to this surgery. A few temporary ones are: – Swelling at the incision site(s) – Fluid accumulation, which is temporary – Blood clots can occasionally form – Temporary Changes in the sensation of the skin such as numbness and pain
The reduction in the size of the buttock is permanent.