Butt lift (dermal ischiotuberal lift) is a procedure which is specific for the patient who simply wants a more uplifting lower buttock and tighter posterior thigh but without visible or extensive scarring as needed in the lower trunklift(which does address other areas as well).View Before & After Gallery
This procedure keeps the scar hidden in the buttock-thigh crease and uses your own skin and fat to elevate the buttock. The upper buttock, if desired can be addressed with fat transfer (such as in the Brazilian buttlift) to enhance overall results. This is all outpatient and patient can return home the same day.
Thinking about having buttock augmentation?
Increase Your Butt Fullness
For many women, full, shapely buttocks are a symbol of femininity and sensuality. When the gluteal area lacks fullness, it can appear undefined. Butt augmentation with implants or fat transfer can help you achieve a fuller backside. For many women, this helps them fill out pants better and opens a wider range of clothing for them to wear.
Restore Balance to Your Figure
A small butt may be preventing you from having attractive curves. For some, curves are an important aspect of creating a proportionate figure. Your buttocks may lack definition in comparison to the rest of your body.
Enhance Your Confidence
For many women, achieving sensual curves helps them feel more attractive. Feeling comfortable and happy with your body often boosts your confidence. Having better self-esteem can help you be more assertive and hands-on in your life. Many women find that their newfound confidence dramatically affects their success in other areas of their lives.
What to Expect From the Procedure
Dr. Karp will evaluate your natural body type and butt shape to discuss the best options to achieve your buttock enhancement goals.
Fat Transfer (Brazilian Butt Lift)
- Liposuction is used to remove excess fatty tissue from troublesome areas of the body such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, and back
- The removed fat is processed to eliminate unwanted oil and other tissues
- The fat is injected into the buttocks through small incisions using a syringe attached to a cannula
- The fat is grafted in multiple layers to tailor the shape of the buttocks
- The multi-layer technique helps ensure a smooth deposit of fat
- All incisions are closed
- A compression garment is used in the weeks following your surgery to facilitate healing and to help ensure good results
Buttock Dermal Ischiotuberal Lift
- The skin at the buttock-thigh junction is denuded to allow contouring.
- The tissue is inverted in layers to increase bulk and sutured to the bone .
- Rotating the intact fat and skin allows better projection and fullness of the lower buttock area
- The incisions are closed
- A compression garment is worn in the weeks following your surgery to facilitate healing and help ensure good results
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Butt Augmentation FAQ
Q: What will my recovery be like following butt augmentation?
A: You will experience some bruising, swelling, and redness after the procedure. Direct pressure cannot be applied to the buttocks for eight weeks. For the first two weeks following your procedure, you should avoid sitting or laying on your back at all times. After this time, you may attempt a sitting position using a pillow to take pressure off the buttocks.
Most major swelling should subside after three months. By this time, you should be able to resume your normal activities, including sitting and exercise, but only with surgeon approval.
Q: Is butt augmentation painful?
A: General anesthesia is used during butt augmentation surgery for a pain-free procedure. You may feel mild discomfort following your procedure. The added weight to the buttocks takes some time getting used to for some patients. All associated discomfort is controlled using oral pain medication prescribed by your doctor.
Q: How much does butt augmentation cost?
A: The cost of a butt augmentation is determined on a patient-by-patient basis. Many factors, including surgical fees, anesthesia fees, the technique used, and the extent of correction, will affect the ultimate cost of your procedure. . An exact quote will be determined during your initial consultation.
Q: Will my procedure result in scars?
A: Mild scarring is possible as a result of butt augmentation. Scarring is common at the site of liposuction and the injection site for fat transfer. A scar may develop in the buttock crease after an implant procedure. Great care is taken to place all incisions in discreet locations that can easily be hidden using clothing, bathing suits, and underwear.
Q: Is fat transfer permanent?
A: In the first four months following fat transfer, you may lose some of the initial volume as the body absorbs some of the transferred fat. The fat that remains is permanent and will provide you with long-lasting results.