A butt lift surgery is also known as gluteoplasty. A buttock lift is a cosmetic surgery performed to improve the appearance of saggy buttocks. It tightens the skin of butts. Buttock skin may become saggy due to aging, pregnancy and weight fluctuations. A buttock lift surgery provides a lift to the saggy skin it doesn’t add any volume to buttocks. Sometimes a buttock lift surgery is combined with buttock augmentation surgery to enhance the shape and size of buttocks along with the lift.
A buttock lift is an outpatient procedure. Before the procedure, you will be given general anesthesia to make you feel pain-free and comfortable. Your plastic surgeon will make the incision from hip to hip below your lower back. Then the excess skin (below the incision) is removed and pulled up (repositioned) providing a lift to buttocks. After that, the extra fat and skin are removed to improve the contours of buttocks. The incisions are closed with sutures and surgical tape or skin adhesives are used to provide extra support. You may be given an antibiotic during the procedure to prevent the risk of infection. A buttock lift surgery may take 2 to 5 hours to complete.
Before the surgery:
First of all search for an experienced plastic surgeon and talk to him/her about your concerns and expectations. Ask about the procedure, results and side effects. Clear all your queries about the procedure. Tell your surgeon about your medical history, current medical conditions and medications you are taking. Discuss your desires about what you expect from the procedure.
Stop smoking and alcohol a week prior and after the procedure to avoid any complications and better outcomes. Avoid certain medications (suggested by your surgeon) which may interfere with the procedure and healing such as aspirin, herbal supplements and anti-inflammatory medications for a few weeks. Try to maintain a stable weight for great results.
After the procedure, your incisions were covered with a dressing. Some drains may be placed under the wound to drain excess fluid or blood. Your surgeon may ask you to walk when you awake after the procedure to prevent the formation of blood clots.
It is very common to feel pain after the procedure which can be controlled with medication. Your surgeon may prescribe antibiotics and medication to prevent the formation of blood clots. You are asked to wear a compression garment for a few weeks to provide support and prevent fluid formation during the healing phase. For scars, your surgeon may suggest some creams or silicone sheeting and the appearance of scars fade over time.
You can see that after the procedure your buttocks will look more toned and tight. You have a more pleasing and youthful body contour. The results of a buttock lift surgery are long-lasting. Maintain a stable weight to retain your results for lifelong. Don’t strain your incisions and don’t perform intense activities for a few weeks. Don’t forget the follow-up visits with your surgeon and follow the post-care instructions carefully for better healing.
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Prices of butt lift surgery are affordable in India in comparison to other countries. Usually, the cost of butt lift surgery depends on the complexity of the procedure, city where you are getting the surgery and experience of the surgeon. In India, the cost of butt lift surgery ranges between Rs. 200000 to Rs. 400000.
Anyone with a large amount of hanging, loose skin on the buttocks and upper thighs is a good candidate for butt lift surgery. The candidate should be in good health and should maintain a stable weight with realistic expectations and a positive outlook on the results.
You will notice the improved tone of your butts after the swelling subsides. Your buttocks will look firmer and well-shaped providing a youthful look to your body. Final results take around a year to appear completely.
Butt lift surgery doesn’t deal with the volume of butts. After the butt lift procedure, the buttocks may look smaller because excess or saggy fat and skin is removed during the surgery. Patients who are worried about the reduced volume due to butt lift can consider fat transfer procedure in combination with a buttock lift to increase the volume of buttocks.
Yes, the results of gluteal lift are long-lasting and permanent when performed by a trained plastic or cosmetic surgeon. The results may be affected by the aging process.
You are advised not to sit for prolonged periods for a few weeks after the procedure. Most patients return to normal activities within a week and return to work within 2 weeks.
Risks and complications are rare if the butt lift surgery is performed by an experienced surgeon. Possible risks and complications include slow healing, infection, numbness, and scarring, etc.
Yes, a butt lift can be performed in combination with other procedures. Many people combine a butt lift procedure with a tummy tuck or thigh lift procedure. Plastic surgery extremely customizable work that needs to be performed by a highly-skilled person.