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Brazilian Butt Lift Autologous Fat Transfer
Brazilian Butt Lift Autologous Fat Transfer


A Brazilian butt lift

is an autologous fat transfer procedure, made possible by fat injections, fat transfer, or fat grafting of the buttocks, for the purpose of enhancing the size and shape of the buttocks. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), there were 3,289 buttock lift procedures performed in the United States in 2010.

Costs of Brazilian Butt Lift

According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the average U.S. cost of Brazilian butt lift is $4,950. This figure is based on a nationwide average of fees for the procedure.

The cost of Brazilian butt lift surgery may vary widely from one surgical practice to another, depending on the surgeon’s location. Additionally, the national average fee refers to the surgeon's fee only and does not include charges for the surgical facility, anesthesia, and anesthesiologist – nor does it include any medical tests, prescriptions, or other miscellaneous costs related to Brazilian butt lift surgery.

"The Average

U.S. cost of Brazilian butt lift
is $4,950."

The best time to obtain a comprehensive cost of Brazilian butt lift surgery is during a first consultation appointment at the surgeon’s office. Also, it should be noted that many patients see two or more surgeons before undergoing surgery; presumably, cost is a factor in this decision. Most surgeons offer multiple financing options for Brazilian butt lift surgery.


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Find a Brazilian Butt Lift Surgeon

While the information contained in this website will provide you with a good introduction to Brazilian butt lift surgery, it cannot replace medical advice. When considering Brazilian butt lift surgery, please consult a qualified provider. (To assist your search, use the CosmeticSurgery.com physician locator.)


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Benefits of Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery


For women bothered by a flat, unpronounced, or “masculine” backside appearance, the results of Brazilian butt lift with autologous fat transfer can be highly satisfactory.

"Following Brazilian butt lift,

the buttocks can appear
far more shapely and attractive."

The procedure is not intended to create oversized buttocks, but rather to enhance buttocks that lack in feminine characteristics. Following Brazilian butt lift, the buttocks can appear far more shapely and attractive.

View Brazilian Butt Lift surgery before and after photos.


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How is Brazilian Butt Lift surgery performed?

"When Brazilian butt lift is conducted via autologous fat transfer,

the procedure begins with gluteal liposuction."

When Brazilian butt lift is conducted via autologous fat transfer, the procedure begins with gluteal liposuction. This is how the fat is harvested for transfer. Normally, the fat is extracted from areas around the buttocks; occasionally, it may be extracted from the abdomen. Next, the fat is processed and purified. Finally, it is re-injected into the target
area – the buttocks. Occasionally, multiple
injections are required.


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How much pain is associated with Brazilian Butt Lift?

As with most cosmetic procedures, Brazilian butt lift involves some post-operative discomfort. However, severe pain is not commonly experienced. There is swelling after the procedure, which can last for a duration of one to three months.


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Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery Recovery

Patients should plan for some minor inconveniences after Brazilian butt lift with autologous fat transfer. For example, post-operative patients may not sit directly on their buttocks for up to three weeks, in order for the permanent result to take effect.

"Patients should plan

for some minor inconveniences after Brazilian butt lift with autologous fat transfer."

For the first two weeks following surgery, a compression garment must be work to control swelling. Most patients can return to work after a two week follow up with their surgeon. Minor swelling may remain for up to six weeks. Most normal activities can be resumed after four weeks.


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Risks of Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery

The most common complications associated with autologous fat transfer butt lift include infection, bleeding, and scarring. Other, less common risks include hematoma (collection of blood) and seroma (fluid buildup).

"The qualifications of your butt lift surgeon

are of utmost importance."

The qualifications of your butt lift surgeon are of utmost importance. If purified fat is not injected properly, it may leave the patient with an uneven backside; and if the fat is not dispersed deeply enough, a patient’s body may reject or burn off the fat within the first year after the procedure.


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Who is the ideal candidate for Brazilian Butt Lift surgery?


Ideal candidates for the buttock lift procedure are healthy, active women who desire a shapelier, more feminine backside appearance. Women who plan to become pregnant following butt lift with autologous fat transfer should consult their surgeons for medical opinion.


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