Expert plastic surgeon, Dr. Chan, can easily and effectively transform a saggy butt with a butt lift surgery, which removes loose skin and tightens remaining skin. As a result, the butt will appear perkier, firmer, and more youthful looking. This procedure targets the skin on and below the buttocks to provide optimal contouring. If there’s abundant fat as well, liposuction can be performed to remove it. The butt will be left with an improved shape, but it’s important to note that a butt lift isn’t designed to add volume to the butt.
During a traditional butt lift, incisions are usually made under the butt cheeks along the natural crease, but in cases where a lower body lift is also being performed, the incisions may be placed near the waistline as well. Liposuction is usually a part of this procedure. Once the loose skin is trimmed away and the underlying tissues are pulled tight, the surgeon will essentially “lift” the butt cheeks upward and secure the incision with sutures. If the incisions were placed under the butt cheeks, the scarring can be hidden with undergarments. A butt lift gives the buttocks a firmer look. The appearance of loose skin, cellulite dimples, and wrinkling will be diminished, and the buttocks will appear more toned.
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During a butt lift surgery, general anesthesia is used. The procedure will be performed in an accredited surgical facility, most often as an outpatient procedure. If a combination surgery is performed with a butt lift, an overnight hospital stay may be required. Swelling and bruising will last several weeks as the area heals. Scarring is unavoidable, but every effort is made to make the incision as inconspicuous as possible so that they can be concealed. In most cases, patients will be able to sit down after 2 weeks, and will be able to return to their normal routine within 6 weeks.
Butt Lift FAQs
Lift or Lipo?
It depends. Both of these procedures address different cosmetic issues. For individuals who have loose skin or wrinkles under the buttock area, a butt lift is necessary. This procedure may still include liposuction if there is excess fat to be removed. Patients with a healthy skin tone who simply want a smaller butt may see improvements with liposuction alone. These alternatives can be discussed during the initial body assessment and consultation with your surgeon.
Butt augmentation is a procedure in which implants are used to give the buttocks volume and a shapelier curve. Another common procedure is the Brazilian butt lift, which gives the buttocks the same effect as butt augmentation except instead of using an implant, a fat transfer is performed. It is important to note that although a butt lift improves the firmness of the butt, it does not add volume. Some patients may benefit from a combined procedure of a butt lift with a fat transfer or implants.
A butt lift is recommended for those who are close to or at their ideal weight. When there is a significant weight gain after this surgery, the surgical results can be compromised. Similar to any body contouring procedure, where the shape and contour of the body is enhanced, adhering to a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and regular exercise will help maintain the results for years.
How Bad is the Scarring?
As with most skin removal surgeries, there will be some scarring with a butt lift procedure. The plastic surgeon will make every effort to minimize scarring and their visibility by making the incisions within the natural folds under the buttocks. Post-surgery care is very important for effective healing of the wound. Compression garments and topical creams will also help. Over the years, the scars will fade and flatten out.
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