Brazilian Butt Lift



Brazilian Butt Lift Houston TX

Brazilian Butt Lift is a multi-beneficial procedure that removes excess fat from your belly, hips, and thighs through the process of liposuction, and then uses this fat to enhance the curves of your butt. This procedure gives an attractive, well-proportioned lower body contour with a fuller and rounder buttock. This aesthetically transformative procedure is ideal for women who are concerned about the size of their buttocks. In the hands of the right surgeon, this is a highly impactful procedure that results in a remarkably natural-looking butt with minimal risk for complications.

Houston, TX plastic surgeon Dr. Christian Arroyo offers Brazilian Butt Augmentation surgery to patients in his Houston and West Houston backyard, as well as surrounding Texas cities of Bellaire, Jacinto City, Galena Park, Pasadena, Cloverleaf, Aldine, the Woodlands, and more. Dr. Arroyo performs the Brazilian Butt Lift with the goal of giving women a fuller and rounder buttock appearance that will boost their self-confidence and enhance their quality of life. The surgeon understands that the needs of different women are unique and goes out of his way to create a highly individualized treatment plan for each patient. Dr. Arroyo utilizes advanced surgical techniques to achieve the desired goals while minimizing the risk of scarring and other side effects.

Who is a Candidate for a Brazilian Butt Lift

Brazilian Butt Lift is a plastic surgery procedure to improve the shape and size of buttocks, using excess fat extracted from other parts of the body. You may be a good candidate for a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) surgery if:

  • You are in good physical and emotional health
  • You have great skin tone particularly in the hip and buttocks areas
  • You have adequate fat stores in other parts of your body for harvesting and injection into your buttocks
  • You are willing and able to avoid sitting on your buttocks for at least a few weeks
  • You have realistic expectations about the outcome of your butt lift treatment

During your first buttock augmentation consultation at Dr. Arroyo’s office, the surgeon will listen to your concerns, examine your body, and let you know whether this procedure is for you. For women who want to reshape their butt but do not have enough fat stores, Dr. Arroyo may recommend that you have a conventional butt lift procedure using implants. If you are a smoker, the surgeon will ask that you quit at least 4 weeks before this procedure. More so, Dr. Arroyo emphasizes that all patients ensure that they are undergoing this cosmetic treatment strictly for themselves, not because someone else asked this of them.

Benefits of a Brazilian Butt Lift

The shape and proportionality of the buttocks is largely influenced by genetics (i.e. your skeletal structure as well as how your body stores fat). Many women try to achieve their desired lower body contour through exercise and diet, but still find that they are unhappy with the appearance of flat, unshapely buttocks. Thanks to Dr. Arroyo’s buttock enlargement surgery in West Houston, patients can reap from multiple benefits:

  • Enhanced curves and contour of the lower body
  • (Reducing fat pockets) and thus improved contour of the belly, hips, and thighs
  • Fuller and well-rounded buttocks
  • Clothing fits more attractively
  • Transforms a flat butt into a more youthful and aesthetically pleasing appearance
  • Improved overall proportionality by enhancing the balance between the lower and upper body

Brazilian Butt Lift vs Buttock Implants

The Brazilian butt lift is popular because it improves the shape and size of buttocks without the need for implants. Since fat is extracted from other parts of the body such as the belly, hips, and thighs, this cosmetic treatment leads to improved contouring in these areas as well. Women who are very lean and do not have enough fat stores may need to have buttock implants in order to achieve their desired size increase. If you are considering having buttock implants to augment your butt, it is important that you are aware of the complications such as capsular contracture and increase risk of infection.

How is a Brazilian Butt Lift Performed?

A Brazilian Butt Lift is an outpatient procedure that is performed using general anesthesia sedation at Dr. Arroyo’s in-office operating room or at a nearby surgery center. The surgeon will make tiny incisions and use the process of liposuction to extract fat from the abdomen, hips, lower back, thighs, or other areas. This fat is then purified and prepared for transfer, and then injected into specific points in the buttocks in order to achieve the desired shape and volume. Because up to 25% of fat that is injected will be reabsorbed by the body, achieving the right size is a delicate balancing act that requires an artistic eye. Dr. Arroyo makes sure to minimize incisions and conceal them under swimsuits and clothing. Once the procedure is complete, the surgeon will close the incisions and apply a special bandage to help with healing.

Recovery after your Brazilian butt lift in West Houston TX

Special care is required during recovery after a BBL. Dr. Arroyo will prescribe appropriate medication to alleviate pain and other discomforts after surgery. Keep in mind though that you will not be able to sit on your buttocks for at least 2 weeks. During this time, you will be required to sleep on your belly or side. You will also be asked to stand while undertaking all activities except going to the toilet. At some point in the recovery process, Dr. Arroyo will allow you to sit in a modified position. The majority of patients are able to resume light daily activities within 1 week, and normal activities within 3 weeks. In case you have any questions or need support during the recovery process, Dr. Arroyo’s office will be available on call.

Plan Your Procedure
in West Houston, TX

Dr. Christian Arroyo performs Brazilian butt lift surgery in his in-office operating room, supported by highly qualified nursing staff. The cost of a buttock lift procedure in Houston may vary significantly from one patient to the other depending on the amount of fat grafting that needs to be carried out. On average though, Dr. Arroyo’s patients can expect to pay anywhere between $5,000 and $10,000 for this cosmetic surgery. Because the Brazilian butt lift procedure is considered to be an elective cosmetic surgery, health insurers do not cover it. During your initial consultation with Dr. Arroyo, the surgeon’s team will provide a cost estimate so you can arrange for financing.

Brazilian Butt Lift FAQ

How are the results?

A BBL creates an even, well-rounded butt appearance that is more proportional to your frame. Most women find that they are comfortably able to fill their favorite pair of jeans after undergoing this cosmetic treatment. Although a small amount (up to 25%) of fat that is injected into your buttocks will be reabsorbed, the rest of it will stay in place for many years. Dr. Arroyo will ask that you maintain a steady weight and healthy lifestyle so you can maintain the outcome of your BBL plastic surgery.

Will a Brazilian butt lift remove loose skin?

A BBL procedure is designed to enhance the shape and size of your buttocks by injecting fat borrowed from other parts of the body. Despite its name, this treatment is not really a typical buttock lift. If you have significant loose skin in your butt, you may need to undergo a conventional buttock lift (gluteoplasty) in order to achieve the desired aesthetic outcome. Dr. Arroyo will examine your butt, discuss your concerns, and let you know what treatment approach is best for you.

Can I combine my buttock lift with other procedures?

Yes. Many women choose to combine their BBL with other procedures such as tummy tuck, facelift, breast lift, and liposuction. Make sure to discuss all your needs with Dr. Arroyo so he can create a comprehensive treatment regimen to meet your goals.