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The Brazilian Butt Lift- Why Surgeon Experience Matters

Fuller, rounder butts are all the rage these days. You see them on social media, TV, and on the front of magazine covers. While some of us are genetically blessed with shapely backsides, others have managed to upgrade their buttocks with the help of plastic surgery. If you’re considering a Brazilian butt lift, but don’t know where to begin, it’s important that you do your research so that you get the smooth, full result you desire. Dr. Jules Walters in New Orleans, LA has provided some suggestions on important things you need to keep in mind in order to get the most out of your procedure, including why surgeon experience matters.

What is this?

A Brazilian butt lift is a butt enhancement treatment that uses liposuction to remove fat from one area of the body, such as the abdomen, hips, or thighs, and then harvests it so that healthy, viable fat cells can be injected into the buttocks. This method of butt augmentation has grown in popularity and allows patients to attain the hourglass figure they cannot achieve on their own. When looking for a plastic surgeon in New Orleans to perform this surgery, there are many things to consider so you get the result you want.

Experience matters

A Brazilian butt lift, when performed correctly, can yield amazing results for patients. It is not always a simple procedure, thus surgeon skill and experience is key so that complications can be avoided and a natural result attained. You’ll want to make sure you use a board-certified plastic surgeon by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who is well versed in fat transfer techniques, as well as this specific procedure. Understanding how much fat is needed and the best place to remove it, as well as using the latest methods to harvest it are important so that the fat that is transferred into the buttocks can have a lasting result. Injection skill is also critical. Surgeons that are not experienced with this treatment can produce an outcome that is uneven, or worse, lead to post-surgical complications.

Subcutaneous injections only

The Inter-Society Gluteal Fat Grafting Task Force represents the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and recommends only superficial subcutaneous fat injections for the Brazilian butt lift. Deep gluteal injections can lead to injury to the gluteal veins causing fat emboli and even death. Dr. Jules Walters has performed many safe BBLs by injecting only in the subcutaneous planes.

Up-to-date with techniques

Fat harvesting, fat processing, and fat re-injections are all important steps required to perform a successful Brazilian butt lift. It’s wise to ask your surgeon questions about how the procedure is performed and to do your research on what exactly takes place. You should be able to see a number of before and after photos, as well as read through patient reviews to get an idea if your Brazilian butt lift surgeon makes the mark. New Orleans plastic surgeon Dr. Jules Walters performs this procedure over and over again, utilizes the latest technologies, and performs a great number of these each year.

An eye for natural results

The results from Brazilian butt lift should be even, full, natural, and smooth. This takes an artistic eye and an injection skill that is precise and accurate. Well-versed plastic surgeons will understand where to place the fat, how to layer it properly, and how to create the width and projection the patient desires. All of this comes from years of experience and training.

On top of post-op recovery

It’s important to have a plastic surgeon who has your best interest at heart and wants to verify that you’re doing well during your recovery by having you come in for follow-up visits. These visits are a good time to address any concerns you may have and also to touch base with the surgeon on how recovery is going. The buttock will be examined to ensure the treated area is healing well and that the fat that was injected is not being rejected or showing any areas of concern. This procedure, because of its natural, autologous approach, does not generally have post-surgical complications unless it was not performed right in the first place. Your surgeon will make sure you’re following all the aftercare instructions and that the right result has been achieved. Many surgeons provide a Brazilian butt lift pillow for postoperative sitting for 2 – 4 weeks after surgery.

Understanding what is possible

A reputable Brazilian butt lift surgeon will understand the confines of this surgery. If you do not have enough body fat, this will be discussed. Sculptra and Emsculpt are other methods that can be discussed to help achieve your goals. It is important to not always believe photos on social media because certain photos are indeed photoshopped and not possibly attainable with surgery or nonsurgical methods.

How can I find out more?

The best way to learn more about your potential New Orleans plastic surgeon is to set-up a consultation with their office. You can use this valuable time to meet with your surgeon, discuss their experience and certifications, and ask more in depth questions about a Brazilian butt lift procedure, recovery time, risks, and pricing. When it comes to a Brazilian butt lift procedure, experience makes the difference between a gorgeous result, and a poor (and in some cases “botched”) outcome, so choose a surgeon wisely.

If you desire to have a larger, fuller, rounder buttocks, and have considered the Brazilian butt lift approach, we invite you to call our New Orleans plastic surgery center and schedule your consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jules Walters. With extensive experience in performing butt augmentation surgeries, our office is a great place for you to start to attain the curves and look you have always wanted.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.