Discover the Brazilian Butt Lift 

The Brazilian Butt Lift is quickly becoming the go-to cosmetic surgery for those seeking a more voluminous and shapelier derriere. This procedure is sometimes referred to as butt augmentation, gluteal augmentation, or gluteoplasty. It is a cosmetic procedure where fat from areas of your body, such as your abdomen or back, is removed via liposuction and then grafted and injected into the buttocks to add more volume and improve the shape.

Embrace the Remarkable Benefits

  • By redistributing fat cells to the gluteal area, a BBL creates a more flattering and symmetrical shape, emphasizing the natural curves of the body.
  • A BBL procedure is customizable, allowing patients to determine the shape, size and profile of their buttocks.
  • Dr. Rhee uses only the latest in innovative and proven technologies to provide the highest standards of safety.
  • The end results of the BBL are full, lifted, and natural-looking buttocks, leading to a newfound confidence in your body image.

Look and Feel Your Best with Expert Care at Our Practice

At our practice in NYC, providing Brazilian Butt Lifts (BBLs) is about more than a cosmetic procedure—it's about transforming lives. Each Brazilian Butt Lift is uniquely designed for each patient based on their body type and personal aesthetic goals. For the many patients who choose Dr. Rhee, his meticulous approach and welcoming attitude provide a safe and secure atmosphere that allows patients to focus on the results they are seeking.

From the time they enter the office to their first follow-up appointment, we strive to provide top-notch care and service. At the core of the practice is a passion to help patients become their most confident selves. Through conversations and education, patients gain the confidence to share their goals and hopes. Then, the care team goes above and beyond to create individualized plans that achieve these goals and give patients their desired results.

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Brazilian Butt Lift: Is it the Best Option for You?

A Brazilian Butt Lift may be the best option for you if you are:

  • Someone who has excess fat in the abdomen, waist, back, and/or legs.
  • Looking to achieve a fuller and rounder buttock appearance.
  • In good physical health and have good skin elasticity.

Explore the Procedure Details

During the procedure, patients are usually sedated under general or local anesthetic. The surgery begins with small incisions, followed by the placement of tiny tubes that assist in the removal process. Then, the purified fat is prepared and injected in small amounts at various points in the buttock area. Procedure takes two to three hours, depending on the amount of fat being transferred and requires follow-up visits to monitor the patient's recovery and results.

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Experience a Smooth Recovery

Achieving a Brazilian butt lift requires proper post-operative care to ensure a successful recovery. Patients should take it easy for the first week after surgery and avoid putting too much pressure on the buttocks. Loose-fitting clothing is advised to aid proper healing, and light activities like walking and basic stretches can help reduce the risk of blood clots and speed up the healing process.

Soreness, swelling, and discomfort are expected but can be managed with ibuprofen. After one week, patients should begin to feel comfortable enough to resume regular activities gradually. It is essential to avoid activities that cause extreme strain on the buttocks area during this time.

Using specialized cushions can make the recovery more comfortable, and most patients feel the results are well worth it. Full recovery takes up to four weeks with proper care, making the healing process neither too long nor too uncomfortable.

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What is the Brazilian butt lift procedure?

The Brazilian butt lift procedure is a body sculpting procedure used to lift and enhance the size of the buttocks using fat from other areas of the body.

What results can I expect from the procedure?

Results from the Brazilian butt lift procedure typically include a lifted, fuller, and rounder buttock contour.

What type of recovery is required after the Brazilian butt lift procedure?

Recovery time varies depending on the individual but can range from a few weeks to several months. During the recovery process, patients are advised to avoid strenuous activity, use a supportive garment, and keep the treated area clean.

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