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Brazilian Butt Lift in New Orleans, LA

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What is The Brazilian Butt Lift?

The Brazilian butt lift is notably one of the most rapidly growing plastic surgery procedures in the U.S. and continues to be in widespread demand among both women and men. This body contouring surgery offers individuals an effective way to get fuller, shapelier buttocks without having to use implants. Weight fluctuations, aging, gravity, and genetics can all cause flat and unshapely buttocks. Using your own fat, the Brazilian butt lift adds volume to the butt to create the right amount of shape. The process is achieved through a careful and precise fat grafting and transfer process, which utilizes liposuction to remove fat from a targeted area of your body and then is reinjected into your backside. There is an artistic eye to perfecting this body contouring surgery, and with years of experience and training, plastic surgeon Dr. Heath Charvet can produce natural, gorgeous results at Magnolia Plastic Surgery and MedSpa in New Orleans, LA.

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What are the Benefits of a Brazilian Butt Lift?

A Brazilian butt lift is one of the safest and most effective ways to contour your buttocks and gain a more shapely, attractive body. Additional benefits include:

  • Natural-looking results: Unlike implants, which can look artificial or out of proportion with the body, a Brazilian butt lift uses your own fat to create a natural appearance.
  • No visible scars: The fat transfer is performed through tiny incisions that heal without leaving any scars.
  • Long-lasting results: If you maintain your weight, the results of a Brazilian butt lift can last for years.
  • Safe and minimally invasive: Our procedure is less invasive than augmentation with implants and comes with a lower risk of complications.

Who Is A Good Candidate for A Brazilian Butt Lift?

The ideal patients for the Brazilian butt lift will be examined to ensure they are suitable for this treatment. First, we will make sure there is plenty of fat on the body for liposuction so the removal, grafting, and transfer process can be done. If you have a lower body weight or have insufficient fat to extract and purify, you may not be a good fit for this procedure. Also, it is necessary to have good skin laxity. If your buttocks have loose, hanging skin, you may be a better fit for a butt lift with surgery. If you are at a healthy weight, have the right amount of fat to remove, and do not want to use an artificial device such as an implant, this enhancement surgery can be an excellent option for you.

How is the Brazilian Butt Lift Performed?

During the Brazilian butt lift, general anesthesia is used. It is an outpatient treatment and generally takes around 2 – 3 hours, depending on the amount of fat being liposuctioned and reinstated. Liposuction will be performed first to remove fat from certain areas of the body, such as the stomach, hips, and thighs. The fat tissue is never exposed to open air since it is intricately purified in a closed system. At this time, viable fat tissue is harvested and put into syringes. The final step is the injection transfer where the healthy fat tissue is reinstated layer by layer, followed by a delicate massage to make sure the surface is even. This phase is repeated until the desired fullness has been achieved. Following your Brazilian butt lift, you will be released home to recover. Keep in mind, there are two areas that need proper healing — where the fat was liposuctioned and your augmented buttocks. It is important to not place extreme weight on the rear end for at least two weeks following surgery. Once the swelling has subsided, results can be seen, but in most cases, the full outcome is seen in around 4 – 6 weeks. Your butt will appear curvaceous and shapelier, and you may even notice a slimmer appearance where you had your liposuction.

What to Expect After Brazilian Butt Lift

Following a Brazilian butt lift, you will be released home to recover. Keep in mind there are separate sections on the body that need to be monitored — where the fat was extracted and your augmented buttocks. Both areas will have bruising. Patients should try their best not to place painful weight on the buttocks for approximately two weeks following surgery. Once the swelling has gone away, results are visible, but in most cases, the full outcome is seen in about 4 – 6 weeks. The butt will appear fuller and shapelier. In addition, the areas that had liposuction may make your result more dramatic if it was implemented on the hips or lower back/flanks section.

Brazilian Butt Lift FAQ

How much does a Brazilian butt lift cost?
The total cost for your Brazilian butt lift (BBL) will include both fat transfer and liposuction, facility fees, anesthesia, as well as pre-and post-operative care. As soon as Dr. Charvet has developed your surgical plan, he will be able to estimate your costs. It's best to concentrate on choosing a surgeon you feel comfortable with, like Dr. Charvet, so we'll help make your BBL easy to afford. Magnolia Plastic Surgery and Medspa accepts many payment methods, and we can help you find low-interest medical financing.

Should I get implants or a fat transfer?
If you want to improve the shape and size of your butt, you get butt augmentation using either silicone implants or fat grafting (the Brazilian butt lift). During your initial consultation, Dr. Charvet will discuss both options and help you decide which is better based on your physique and goals. He will also evaluate your body to decide which areas would benefit from liposuction (usually the stomach, thighs, or back). You may not be a candidate for a BBL if your body fat percentage is too low.

How long will my results last?
Although some fat might be reabsorbed after the transfer, the majority of the fat cells will stay in your buttocks for a long time. To keep your results, you should maintain a steady weight since significant weight loss or gain can affect your BBL results. That's why Dr. Charvet highly recommends you be at or near a healthy, stable weight prior to your BBL — so it's easy for you to maintain.

How can I recover faster after a BBL?
For a faster healing time following a Brazilian butt lift, Dr. Charvet or a member of his team will give you post-operative instructions and tips. You will need to avoid sitting on your buttocks for at least 14 days as the area heals. Dr. Charvet suggests you buy a donut-shaped pillow or a Boppy nursing pillow, which lets you sit with pressure placed on your thighs instead of your buttocks. Light stretching and short walks will help to improve your blood circulation and reduce swelling. Dr. Charvet might also suggest a special post-surgical massage to help your body heal.

Will a Brazilian butt lift remove loose skin?
While it's called a Brazilian butt lift, this name is a little confusing because it isn't actually a butt lift (gluteoplasty), which addresses loose skin from the buttocks. However, the extra volume transferred to your butt during a Brazilian butt lift may fill out some of the loose skin. If you have moderate or severe excess skin in your buttocks, you may need a gluteoplasty with your Brazilian butt lift. Dr. Charvet can explain your options based on your goals and physical exam in your initial consultation.

A Round and Curvacious Rear

The Brazilian butt lift is a popular procedure due to the fact it allows men and women the chance to get the shape and figure they have always wanted. As the world around us is focusing on a healthier, round bottom, the Brazilian butt lift has become one of our specialties at Magnolia Plastic Surgery and MedSpa. If you are looking to attain an enhanced roundness to your buttocks and are seeking a natural approach, we invite you to call Magnolia Plastic Surgery and MedSpa in New Orleans, LA to learn more about this cutting-edge procedure from plastic surgeon Dr. Heath Charvet.

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