Brazilian Butt Lift
Conveniently located to serve Houston
The process of harvesting fat from other areas of the body and injecting into the buttock is known as the “Brazilian Butt Lift” (BBL), or Butt Augmentation. It is a widely popular and requested procedure evident in some celebrities. According to data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons shows that there has been a 250% increase in butt lift procedures since the year 2000.
Our practice’s main focus is on safety and realistic expectations yielding optimal outcomes. Unlike butt implants usage for butt augmentation, fat transfer is soft facilitating a natural buttock and appealing contour. A surgical buttock lift is also quite different from Brazilian butt lift (BBL). A surgical buttock lift involves removal of excessive skin and possibly fat in the buttock area yielding skin tightening over the buttock.
Advantages of the Brazilian Butt Lift
- Less downtime
- Minimal scarring
- Natural youthful enhancement
- Faster recovery
“Dr Ayim is great and very nice person. She is so confident and perfect. Her nature is lovely and I will definitely refer her to anyone!”
The Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure
Prior to your procedure, you will need to meet with Dr. Ayim for a consultation. During this consultation, you will need to go over your complete medical history. If you have ever experienced any anesthesia-related sickness, mention this to Dr. Ayim so that anti-nausea medication can be administered before the procedure.
The BBL procedure involves multiple steps. In the first step, the patient is first administered anesthesia. For transfer of smaller fat volumes, local anesthesia is administered. Dr. Ayim will use liposuction to remove excess fat from the thighs, hips, and/or abdomen. This will involve small incisions and insertion of a cannula.
In the second step, the removed fat cells are then purified. Any unnecessary materials are separated out, leaving only healthy fat cells for transfer.
Finally, Dr. Ayim injects the purified fat into the buttocks at various depths, resulting in a fuller, rounder look. For the fat transfer process, surgeons typically make around three to five incisions in the buttock region. Incisions are closed using stitches.
Recovery and Healing
After the procedure is completed, you may experience certain minor side effects such as swelling and bruising. These side effects are only temporary and will typically go away on their own as you recover from the procedure.
Risk of bleeding is minimized by the application of a compression garment against the skin’s affected areas. This compression garment must be worn as instructed during the healing process.
For a speedy recovery, follow these directions:
- Do not sit directly on your buttocks for at least two weeks after the procedure.
- Sleep on your stomach or on your side until the injected areas have healed completely.
- Maintain a steady weight.
You may have to wait for at least six months before the results of your Brazilian butt lift in Houston become fully visible. Often, more fat than needed is transferred, since the body breaks down and absorbs some of the injected fat after the procedure.