A buttock lift (also known as belt lipectomy) improves and/or removes excess, sagging buttock and thigh skin that has developed as a result of weight loss, aging and gravity, or genetics. By raising and tightening the skin over the buttocks, a buttock lift makes the buttocks appear less saggy, dimpled or wrinkled.
If fitness and weight loss efforts have not helped achieved your goals, a buttock lift may be right for you.
The results of buttock lift surgery are visible almost immediately, but it may take several months for your final results to fully develop. A buttock lift does not add volume or shape to your existing buttocks, but it can give it a sleeker, more toned appearance.
How long should I wear my compression garment for?
We recommend you wear it for about 6-8 weeks post surgery. This will assist in the reduction of swelling and inflammation caused by the liposuction. The compression also assists your lymphatic drainage system discharge all fluids injected during surgery.
Is there a size requirement for the Brazilian Butt Lift?
While there are no hard and fast requirements for proceeding with Brazilian Butt Lift, it is necessary that the patient have enough subcutaneous fat available to achieve their goals.
What causes the buttocks and thighs to sag?
For many, sagging or bulging buttocks and thighs are not the result of overeating or lack of exercise. The most common cause of sagging in this area is significant weight loss. Pregnancy can also have an adverse effect on this area.
Is a buttock lift the same as a buttock implant and body contouring?
No. A true buttock lift simply raises and tightens the skin over the buttocks and thighs. Buttock implants add volume and structure to the posterior, and lower body contouring involves the use of liposuction to contour the shape of the buttocks by vacuuming out excess fatty tissue. Basically, buttock implants are used to make the buttocks bigger and rounder and liposuction is used to make the buttocks look smaller. A buttock lift makes the buttocks appear less saggy, dimpled or wrinkled.