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Bigger Backsides are In

It seems Six Mix-a-Lot was before his time. When he released his song Baby’s Got Back in 1992 it was somewhat scandalous extolling the virtues of big butts. Fast-forward to today and you can’t go very far without seeing the round backsides of Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj on display.

Everyone, it seems, wants a bigger, rounder backside. You can get that with a Brazilian butt lift by Dr. Malamet.

What is a Brazilian butt lift compared with butt augmentation?

Brazilian butt liftThe difference is basically fat transfer versus implants. In a Brazilian butt lift, a patient’s own fat is used for the augmentation. In implant augmentation, implants are surgically placed. In implant augmentation, the results are permanent, but sometimes implants can move and require revision surgery. Dr. Malamet believes the Brazilian butt lift is the superior procedure, unless the patient does not have enough fat to harvest. The consensus seems to be that Brazilian butt lift augmentation delivers more natural looking results.

What’s involved in a Brazilian butt lift?

A Brazilian lift begins with liposuction, which obviously is a secondary benefit of the procedure. Fat is harvested from an unwanted area through liposuction. This can help to accentuate the results of the fat transfer. A mix of local anesthesia, epinephrine, and lidocaine is injected into the target area. Tiny incisions are made and Dr. Malamet inserts a thin cannula to loosen and suction out the fat in the area. Up to three times the amount of fat that will be re-injected may be harvested.

The fat, tissue, liquid, and blood that were removed are run through a centrifuge to separate and purify the fat. Dr. Malamet then re-injects the fat back into the buttocks through dozens of small injections all over your buttocks. Special attention is paid to the upper area to make it more round.

How long do results take?

Results are immediately visible, but there will be some swelling and bruising. This subsides in a few days. After that your results keep improving because it takes some time for the fat to “take.” It can take a full year before a patient’s full results are visible. Over time, some of the initial volume from your fat grafting procedure will diminish. On average, patients retain 60 to 80% of the transferred fat, with the body absorbing the rest.

Want to add some shape to your backside? Call us at 818-380-3130 and let’s talk about a Brazilian butt lift.