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The Ultimate Guide to Butt Lift

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Also known as a buttock lift or gluteoplasty, a butt lift can transform your derriere if it’s sagging – either because you’ve lost a lot of weight, it's become slacker as you've got older or just because it’s genetically predisposed to do so.

The procedure involves removing excess skin and fat through a surgical incision and liposuction. It is not to be confused with the Brazilian Butt lift, which puts fat in to give you a fuller looking behind.

Am I suitable for a Butt Lift?

If you've loose, sagging skin that bothers you - either from an esthetic or comfort point of view then you may be suitable for a butt lift. This could be caused simply by genetics or because of the aging process, but it may also because you have lost a lot of weight. If it is because of weight loss then it's advisable that your weight has remained stable for around 12 months before you consider the procedure.

Butt lift before and after – Anything I should know?

It is best if you don’t smoke, or at least give up for 6 weeks before the procedure as smoking interferes with the healing process. Also, eat healthily – nourishing your body with vitamins and proteins will also help you to heal.

The results from a butt lift are long-lasting, but if your weight fluctuates a lot, or you become pregnant then this may affect the long-term results. Ageing will eventually take its toll too. You can help prolong the results by maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regime.

How long does the butt lift procedure take?

The butt lift procedure can take between three and six hours, depending on how much skin and fat needs to be removed, and what method our surgeon chooses to use.

General anesthesia is usually used, but you may be given a combination of local anesthesia and sedation.

When you wake from the procedure you may find surgical drains are in place to remove fluid, and you may be wearing a compression garment.

Butt lift procedure recovery time

Once the anesthetic has subsided you may feel some pain and you will be swollen and red for some weeks or months after the surgery. You will be discharged as soon as you are comfortable moving around and walking.

It usually takes two or three weeks before you will feel be able to continue with everyday activities. It is advisable not to do anything too strenuous, including lifting, for at least a month after surgery.

Is the quality of butt lift procedures abroad the same?

It is always important to make sure you go to a surgeon who is qualified in this area, and to do a little background research.

Medical Departures background screens all of our doctors, completing criminal and legal checks, as well as verifying qualifications, experience and professional registrations and memberships. We also provide real patient reviews of their butt lift surgery, as well as high-definition clinic photos and virtual tours to help you reach a decision on whether a particular surgeon is right for you.

What are butt lift prices abroad?

Butt lifts cost considerably less if you have the procedure done abroad, and it isn’t unusual to make savings of between 50% and 80% compared to the prices at home, depending on which country you go to.In the United States prices are around $13,500 on average, compared to:

Mexico Butt Lift prices $5,600

Thailand butt lift prices $3,700

Philippines butt lift prices $2,600

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This article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended to be medical advice or instructions for medical diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your doctor or a qualified medical professional before starting or changing medical treatment.

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