For those who are experiencing a flat, unshapely rear-end, Brazilian butt lift surgery may be a suitable procedure to add shape and volume. Many individuals experience flattened buttocks because of genetics, weight loss, and/or aging. This can negatively affect the way in which your clothes fit, as well as impact your self-esteem. Irvine cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Marguerite Bernett, recommends the Brazilian butt lift procedure as it harvests fat from the body using liposuction and then injects the fat into the buttocks for a rounder and fuller bottom. During surgery, the fat is injected layer by layer and is massaged until an even, smooth result has been achieved. This body contouring procedure has gained immense popularity in recent years due to its natural, gorgeous outcomes.
The best candidates for a Brazilian butt lift are those who have a flat or deflated buttock, but yet have enough fat elsewhere on the body to extract for the transfer. Patients who are very thin, may not be suitable candidates for this surgery. Butt implants are usually a better option for these individuals. Candidates who undergo a fat transfer to the buttock should maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle, and avoid smoking.
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"There are no words describe how it feels to be a middle-aged woman that worked my whole life & I feel like time has taken away my beauty. I decided to take some risks and look into the world of plastic surgery. I work in the beauty industry had to have seen a lot of facelifts and a lot of really bad but jobs I work personally with three high and local Newport Coast plastic surgeons and still was never impressed. When I met Dr Bernette she was such an intelligent , calm, aristocratic loving beautiful woman! After my exam I realized how genuinely sincere she was when she told me-genuinely how beautiful I was. I really believe her.... said there are a few things that she would do 'procedures' that she suggested ( that were non-surgical )that would erase the looks of stress and tiredness, that even when I had slept for solid 12hrs a night, would not go away! I have gained such an education from her about what I eat and how that I feel projects such an inner beauty to come out! With her expertise and some of the most non-invasive and non-painful injectables! Also the help of The products she chooses to inject , she has a wide variety of choices that are all-inclusive with Hydrolonic acid ( probably spelling it terribly) and collagen have all doubled my experience of looking the way I want to look! Dr. B is a healer. I'm a single mother looking to find a healthy relationship ... but Before Dr. B I had been held back, feeling that my outer appearance was no longer attractive. NOW I feel so much more confidence when I put my hand out to shake someone's hand or smile and I feel like I don't look like I haven't slept in three days LOL. Thank you Dr B into your amazing staff it's a game changer I would recommend her Procedures and techniques to anyone! Love & Light -Hxo"- H.H. / Yelp / May 19, 2018
"All I can say is she was awesome !!! Love doctor Bernett! She did great job in guide me and making feel comfortable and answer all my question . I highly recommend her to any one that is looking into getting breast augmentation.. Facility is nice and staff are very professional and nice.."- C.B. / Yelp / Aug 03, 2017
"It is hard to put into words how very happy I am now that I have had the Mommy Makeover. After all of the exercising and dieting I did after my last pregnancy, the loose tummy skin and drooping, smaller breasts and stubborn fat, uhhh so frustrating. So with Dr. Bernett's s t outstanding treatment and very caring manner, I feel like a new person! There is no other way to describe it. I am happy being a mom of course even before the surgery, but now I am so very happy with my improved look : )"- Anonymous / RateMDs / May 31, 2015
"I feel like a new person after my Mommy Makeover! I recently was treated by Dr. Bernett, and I couldn't be happier. After my last pregnancy my body changed a lot, not only weight gain, also drooping breast and the loose tummy skin. I did a good amount of exercise and was careful with my diet, but the drooping, and loose skin did not improve much. Plus some areas of fat are just darned stubborn! Now that those trouble areas are lifted and tightened, I truly feel so much better. Dr. Bernett really took care of me and was careful and caring all the way. Everything looks great, and I am feeling so much better !!!"- H.M. / Wellness / May 30, 2015
What to Expect?
Prior to the procedure, the patient’s body will be assessed to determine where on the body the liposuction will extract fat. The patient will also have the opportunity to discuss their desired look for their buttocks. Liposuction is used, and the fat is then filtered and grafted for an effective transfer. Some of the fat extracted will not be injected into the buttocks because it did not pass the filtration process. The healthy fat is then injected into designated areas of the buttocks through a syringe. Many layers of fat may be used to achieve the desired look, however, the incisions are very small and will leave very minimal scarring.
Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery
A Brazilian butt lift is an outpatient surgery that typically takes about 2 hours to perform. The length and outcome of the procedure is dependent upon how many donor sites are needed to extract fat, as well as how many layers of injections are needed to achieve the desired look. After the procedure, patients can expect swelling and bruising of the rear-end and the liposuctioned area(s). Patients will have difficulty sitting and may not be able to comfortably do so until the swelling has subsided. It will take approximately 3 months to see the full aesthetic results of the procedure.
The estimated cost for a Brazilian butt lift varies based on the amount of liposuction needed during the fat extraction process. The average cost for this procedure is between $4,000-$7,000.
Get a Shapelier Butt Today!
The Brazilian butt lift is an excellent procedure for individuals seeking a shapelier buttock, but who desire a natural way to achieve this look. Following this cosmetic enhancement, the butt appears larger, curvier, and lifted. Call our cosmetic surgery practice today and learn more about this popular treatment and get the silhouette you have always dreamed of having.