Buttock enhancement removes excess skin, tissue and fat deposits from the buttocks as well as the area above and below to tone and tighten the appearance of the posterior. Buttock enhancement can be included as part of a body lift for post-weight loss patients, as well as combined with augmentation techniques to create a shapelier, more eye-catching figure.
As one of the top body contouring specialists in Oregon, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lee B. Daniel has helped thousands of men and women. Together with the help of his team of professionals at Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Daniel keeps a patient-centric approach so you have all the support you need from consultation through recovery.
If you’d like to learn more about whether buttock enhancement is right for you, please call 541-687-8900 or contact our office in Eugene today for more details or to schedule your consultation.
Any body contouring procedure must be customized for each individual patient, and buttock enhancement is no different. That’s why your initial consultation with Dr. Daniel is the first and most critical step in ensuring the best final results. During your consultation, Dr. Daniel will discuss your goals for buttock enhancement as well as any other appearance concerns you may have.
Dr. Daniel can also recommend the best approach for achieving your ideal figure. For men and women who have undergone dramatic weight loss, he may suggest other procedures with buttock enhancement as part of a lower body lift, such as a tummy tuck or thigh lift. For patients interested in accentuating their bottom half, he may use fat transfer methods to augment the posterior.
Patients often seek buttock enhancement to tighten and tone their posterior following significant weight loss that has left their figure with a deflated appearance. Others may simply want to accentuate their curves. The butt lift procedure can be done as part of a lower body lift or mommy makeover.
Buttock enhancement is typically done under general anesthesia. The incisions are usually made at the top of the buttocks where they meet the lower back, just below the swimwear line. A strip of fat, tissue and excess skin is removed and the tissues underneath are stitched into place with internal sutures. The skin is stretched tightly and closed with fine sutures.
Depending on your individual needs, liposuction may be used to remove fat deposits. If augmentation of the buttocks is being performed as part of the procedure, Dr. Daniel may use fat transfer techniques to enhance your curves using your own fat cells.
Your recovery process will depend upon the approach used by Dr. Daniel and how your body responds to the surgery. Typically, you will wear post-surgical bandages for the first couple of days, and a compression garment for several weeks to minimize swelling and hold tissue in place.
Dr. Daniel may use surgical drains to prevent fluid buildup during the healing process. You can gradually return to your normal activities after about 2 weeks. The incision lines should continue to fade for 12 plus months.
Following buttock enhancement, you should have a smoother and shapelier backside. Your buttock muscles should be accentuated by the removal of excess overlying fatty tissue, and the skin should be tighter.
If you have undergone buttock enhancement to fine-tune your weight loss, you should have significantly less baggy skin and a more streamlined figure. If you’ve chosen buttock enhancement to augment your bottom, you should have more voluptuous curves that you can feel proud of in and out of your clothes.
To learn more about your options for buttock enhancement, please contact us online or call us today at 541-687-8900. Our plastic surgery practice is conveniently located near the Oakway Center.
You may be a good candidate if you are in good overall health, at least 18 years old and would like a perkier, better-defined backside. Individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight and feel their buttocks are left looking saggy or deflated are often ideal candidates for this surgery. The best way to determine if a buttocks lift is right for you is to schedule a consultation. Dr. Daniel will discuss your concerns and goals, evaluate your overall health and help you discover if you’re a good candidate for this procedure.
During the surgery, incisions are made at the top of the buttocks. A horizontal strip of excess skin and fat is removed, and the remaining skin is lifted and stitched into place. This part of the procedure can improve buttocks that have a saggy appearance, but will not increase the volume or size of the buttocks. This limitation of a buttocks lift is important to understand so you have proper expectations about the results you can likely achieve.
As with any plastic surgery, there is downtime required after a buttocks lift to allow for proper healing. How long the recovery period will be can vary from person to person and will depend on how extensive your procedure is. After a buttocks lift, you can expect to have swelling, discomfort and bruising, all of which will gradually subside in the weeks following surgery. Generally, anyone having a buttocks lift can expect to spend the first several days resting at home and can typically return to normal activities about two weeks after surgery. More strenuous activities and exercise will generally need to be avoided for approximately 1 to 2 months, and Dr. Daniel will advise you when the time is right to return to these activities.
Compression garments are a wonderful post-operative tool that can significantly help the body heal and recover after a buttocks lift. The garments help to reduce swelling and fluid build up and can also increase your comfort level after surgery. Most people will be instructed to wear compression garments for several weeks after surgery.
As with any surgery, scars will result from a buttock lift procedure. However, the scars will be located so that they’re hidden by most swimwear and underwear, and they will gradually fade over time. Most people feel that the benefits of a buttocks lift far outweigh the minimal scarring they have as a result of the surgery.
Immediately following your posterior buttocks lift, you should see noticeable results. In the initial days and weeks following your surgery, there will be swelling in the buttocks that will require time to subside. The results of your buttocks lift can last for quite a long time provided you maintain healthy lifestyle habits. Future fluctuations in weight can affect your results, so focus on maintaining your weight.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lee Daniel is trusted by people who want a meticulous, deeply caring doctor.