A surgery known as the Brazilian butt lift has become one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgeries in the U.S. and continues to be in widespread demand among both women and men. This butt enhancement surgery allows individuals an effective way to achieve a rounder and shapelier buttocks without having to use an implant. Significant weight loss, aging, gravity, as well as hereditary characteristics can lead to a flat and unshapely buttocks. In today’s times, a rounder, more voluptuous rear end is desired more than ever. Using your own fat, the Brazilian butt lift adds volume to the patient’s buttocks area to create the desired look. The process is achieved through a careful and precise fat transfer process, which uses liposuction to remove unwanted fat pockets from one place of your body and then transfers it into your backside (rear end). It takes an artistic eye to perform this body contouring surgery and with years of training, experience, and learned skill, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. F. Jorge Gonzalez can garner gorgeous, natural-looking results at Le Contour Aesthetic Surgery in Orlando, FL. Call today to learn more about butt augmentation.


Candidates for the Brazilian butt lift will be evaluated to confirm they are able to undergo this surgery. First is to make sure there is adequate fat in certain areas on the body for the removal, grafting, and transfer process. If you are of a low body weight or have insufficient fat to remove for the transfer, you, unfortunately, may not be a candidate for this treatment. Moreover, it is also crucial to have good skin laxity. If you have sagging skin, you may benefit better from a butt lift with surgery. If you maintain a good weight, have the right amount of fat to extract and transfer, and prefer not to use an implant, this procedure can be a terrific alternative for you.


In most cases, anesthesia is used for a fat transfer surgery of this nature. It is qualified as an outpatient treatment and generally takes around 2 – 3 hours (it depends on the quantity of fat that is being liposuctioned and reinstated). A form of liposuction will be performed first to remove fat from specific areas on the body, including the hips, abdomen, lower back, and thighs. This method of fat extraction is performed at the highest quality and safety. The extracted fat is protected from the open air since it is intricately purified in a closed and sterile centrifuge system. It is during this time that the healthy fat tissue is carefully harvested and placed into syringes. Next is the injection phase, where the healthy fat tissue is injected in layers followed by a delicate massage to make sure the surface is even and smooth. This step is repeated numerous times until the desired shape has been attained.


After a Brazilian butt lift, you will be sent home to recover. Remember, there are separate sections on the body that need to be monitored — where the fat was liposuctioned and your enhanced buttocks. In both places, there will be bruising. It is important to not place a lot of weight on the buttocks for around two weeks after surgery. As soon as the swelling has subsided, results are visible, but usually, the full outcome is seen in around 4 – 6 weeks. The buttocks will appear curvaceous and shapelier. In addition, the areas that had liposuction may make your result more beautiful if it was performed on the hips or lower back/flanks section.


How much does a Brazilian butt lift cost?
Your total cost for a Brazilian butt lift (BBL) includes both the fat transfer and liposuction, anesthesia, facility fees, plus care before and after your surgery. Once Dr. Gonzalez has developed your treatment plan, he will be able to give you cost estimates. It’s best to focus on choosing a plastic surgeon you feel comfortable with, like Dr. Gonzalez so we will help make your BBL affordable. Le Contour Aesthetic Surgery takes several payments and we can give you information on low-interest financing.

Benefits of a fat transfer?
If you want to improve the shape and size of your buttocks, then a Brazilian butt lift is a great option as it utilizes a fat transfer to attain your desired results. Unlike traditional butt augmentation, which uses silicone implants, a Brazilian butt lift offers more natural-looking results. In addition, it slims the area on the body where the fat was liposuctioned, which produces a leaner and healthier contour.

How long will my results last?
Although a small amount of fat might be reabsorbed after your Brazilian butt lift, the majority of the fat will stay in your buttocks for many years. To keep your results, you need to maintain a steady weight because major weight loss or gain can alter the results of your Brazilian butt lift. That’s why Dr. Gonzalez highly recommends you be at a healthy weight prior to your BBL procedure.

How can I recover faster after a BBL?
If you want to minimize your healing time following a BBL, Dr. Gonzalez or someone on his team will give you post-surgical instructions. You should avoid sitting on your buttocks for at least 14 days as the area heals. Dr. Gonzalez suggests you buy a donut-shaped or nursing pillow, which lets you sit down with pressure placed on your legs rather than your buttocks. Light stretching and short walks will improve your blood flow and reduce swelling. Dr. Gonzalez might also suggest a special post-surgical massage to help your body heal.

Will a Brazilian butt lift remove loose skin?
No. A Brazilian butt lift does not remove excess skin, but the extra volume transferred to your buttocks during a Brazilian butt lift can fill out some loose skin. If you are concerned about moderate or severe excess skin in your butt, you might want a gluteoplasty with a BBL. Dr. Gonzalez will go over your options depending on your goals and physical exam in your initial consultation.


This procedure has become so popular due to the fact it allows people the chance to get the round and shapely buttocks they have desired. As the world around is honed in on a healthier, rounder bottom, the Brazilian butt lift has become one of our most sought-after procedures at Le Contour Aesthetic Surgery. If you are looking to attain an enhanced fullness to your buttocks and are seeking a natural alternative, we welcome you to contact Le Contour Aesthetic Surgery in Orlando, FL to make an appointment with Dr. Gonzalez.


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