Frequently Asked Questions - Buttock Surgery (Buttock Augmentation) FAQs
What is a butt lift?A butt lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure that is intended to remove and tighten skin around the buttock region in order to provide a more youthful appearance to the recipient.
What is a Brazilian butt lift?A Brazilian butt lift is a procedure that works in conjunction with liposuction that removes pockets of fat in an individual and carefully injects it into their buttock region in order to improve its look.
How does a plastic surgeon perform butt implant surgery?Butt implants are inserted by making 2 incisions atop the buttock region and lifting the muscle tissue upward creating pockets to place the implants into. After inserting the implants, the surgeon will carefully check the symmetry of the buttocks before closing the incisions.
What is the cost of a butt lift?As with the cost of all surgeries, it will greatly vary due to location, surgeon and individual patient needs. The average cost falls around $5,000 but can range anywhere from $3,000-$10,000.
What are the risks involved with buttock surgery?Buttock surgery performed by a board certified plastic surgeon is a very safe procedure; however, there are certain risks that should be paid attention to before considering having the surgery. These risks include infection, disproportionate buttocks and in some rare cases the buttock implants need to be removed and re-inserted at a later time.
Is buttock surgery painful?Yes, patients who receive buttock surgery can expect to deal with a significant amount of pain for the first couple of days following the procedure. Minor discomfort can last up to 2 months and it may take up to 6 months for the area to fully heal.
How do I get buttock implants or a butt lift?The first step in getting a buttock surgery is to make sure it is the right surgery for you. After you determine that you want to go ahead with the procedure, you must first ask yourself whether or not you can afford both the time off work (2 weeks) and the price of the procedure which varies from surgeon to surgeon. If you are still serious about getting buttock surgery it is time to contact a board certified plastic surgeon in your area. We recommend you visit multiple doctors until you find one that feels right for you. You are welcome to browse our 5 Star Surgeon Network Approval Rated™ surgeons in your area.
For More Information see the General Information Page for Buttock Surgery