lift plastic surgery procedure
want the perfect shape after weight loss
Debra in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a mother of two, who gained a lot of weight when she
pregnant. She asks, "I was somewhat obese and then I worked really hard to make the fat go away. I have tried
exercises but it seems that you can only go so far with that. What can I do so that my butt looks the way it was when I did not have children. My husband loved it that way."
Many women these days are seeking to
firm up their
butt. The most common reason for this procedure is the undesirable shape as a result of massive
loss. People who are undergoing bariatric surgery typically end up with
plastic surgery procedure for this is called
Brazilian butt lift or
Latin butt lift. During this procedure, the doctors correct excess fat deposits, loose skin, and weak muscles.
Usually it is performed in combination with other procedures such as
liposuction to contour the body and liposuction on the thighs to remove the excess fat. It is not a common procedure, but it is gradually gaining popularity. It may also form part of a
body lift - a more complex plastic surgery procedure which combines
tuck, thigh, and buttock lift. Butt lifts may also combine surgical excision with
Butt lift is typically performed under general anesthesia as an outpatient. This plastic surgery procedure lasts from 1 to 5 hours depending on the patientís situation. The surgeon makes the cuts in the groin area. The doctors cut extra skin and tissue and then closes the cut.
Characteristics of the surgery
It leaves visible scars, but they are generally covered with clothes and typically are not prominent. The patients can go back to normal life in 2 to 3 weeks. As with any surgery, there are risks. You have to understand the risks before you decide if you want to have the procedure. Among the risks is the loss of sensation in the area. Right after surgery, the patient may also experience swelling, bleeding, discomfort and tightness.
As with most
implants, it is a life long commitment. You have to maintain a
stable weight and you may need to change the implants after a 10-year period.
Pregnancy may affect the original results as well.
How much does a butt lift cost?
Depending on the area you live in it can cost from $2,000 to $10,000. Since this is an elective procedure, the insurance does not cover this procedure. In some cases, however, patients who undergo
gastric bypass surgery or similar surgery for medical reasons, may be able to get paid by their insurance provider for this procedure. It is best to discuss this with your
plastic surgeon and healthcare provider before the procedure so that you do not have any problems later on.
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