The Brazilian butt lift is the most common type of gluteal augmentation procedure available today. This specialized procedure augments the size and contours the shape of the butt using fat transfer techniques (as opposed to implants). As such, this procedure consists of removing fat from an area of the patient’s body through liposuction and re-injecting this fat into the buttocks (also known as fat grafting to the buttocks). Fat is typically harvested circumferentially from the flanks, hips, abdomen, lower back, or thighs. The fat is then purified and prepared to be reinjected into the buttocks. The method of fat transfer provides a more natural and long-lasting buttock enhancement. Furthermore, it serves to reduce fat in undesirable areas and move it to where it’s more wanted.
Safety is paramount.
Patient safety is my highest priority. When improperly performed, the Brazilian butt lift can result in severe complications. Thus, the Brazilian butt lift procedure has been carefully scrutinized by various media outlets, and more importantly, within the plastic surgery medical specialty itself. This has culminated with national safety task forces led by plastic surgeons who work to ensure this procedure is performed safely. Surgeons performing Brazilian butt lift surgery must be up-to-date on relevant safety guidelines and recommendations. As with any plastic surgery procedure, but particularly with the Brazilian butt lift procedure, it is absolutely imperative to choose a properly trained and well-qualified surgeon.