The Brazilian butt lift is a plastic surgery procedure, which involves the harvesting of fats from other parts of the body such as thighs, hips, and the back through a process known as liposuction. Afterwards, these fats are injected into buttocks to increase the volume and size of butt. This procedure is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the United States today. What you should know before undergoing the Brazilian butt lift? Before undergoing Brazilian butt lift, it is important to ensure that you are in good physical health. At the same time, you should do the surgery for the right reasons and ensure that it is a decision solely made by you. Don’t do it to make a loved one happy or to attain perfection. Remember, this is a procedure that can ultimately change your life, so you should carefully consider all the pros and cons. Compared to butt augmentation through implants, the Brazilian butt lift is better because it gives longer lasting results. It is extremely important to look for a board certified and an experienced plastic surgeon who can help you achieve your desired results. When consulting with a plastic surgeon it is very important to ask the following questions. Are you certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery? You should understand that in the United States, not all licensed plastic surgeons are certified by the board of plastic surgeons. You should only allow a member of the board plastic surgeon to perform your butt augmentation procedure. Before you decide to undergo a butt lift surgery, you should be sure that you have the right information about the whole procedure. Ask your plastic surgeon relevant questions related to the butt lift surgery so that he or she may determine whether you are a candidate for the surgery. It is normal for any person to feel anxious going through any form of plastic surgery including Brazilian butt lift. It is advisable for patients to prepare a list of questions to ask their plastic surgeon during the consultation. Here are some of the common questions that prospective butt lift surgery patients ask during the consultation. 1. Is a Brazilian butt lift a right plastic surgery procedure for me? Not everyone can be a good candidate for Brazilian butt lift procedure. After consulting a board certified plastic surgeon, you’ll know whether you are a candidate for butt lift procedure or not. Your plastic surgeon will advise you on matters regarding Brazilian butt lift to help you make the right decision. Your plastic surgeon will have to examine you to determine whether you are in good physical health. You should have sufficient fat deposits in areas such as hips, waistlines and thighs in order to be a good fit for this procedure. Discuss with your plastic surgeon to determine the right procedure to enlarge your buttocks. 2. How many Brazilian butt lift procedures have you performed? This is a very important question to ask your plastic surgeon during the consultation. Ask your plastic surgeon to show before and after photos of Brazilian butt augmentation procedures he or she has performed so far. Review the photos of patients with the same body size as yours to help you make an informed decision. These will prove the experience of the plastic surgeon in Brazilian butt lift surgery. With the before and after photos, you’ll be able to find out whether your plastic surgeon can help you achieve desired results. Prioritize your safety as you plan to undergo a Brazilian butt lift surgery. 3. How is Brazilian butt lift procedure performed? Depending on the technique that your plastic surgeon prefers, a normal Brazilian butt lift procedure consists of three main parts: fat extraction (liposuction), processing of fats and injection of fats. Consultation time is the best time for you to know from your plastic surgeon how this procedure is performed. The process may begin by extracting fats from your hips, waist and other parts of the body then processing these fats in preparation for the injection of the processed fats into the buttocks. It is important to process these fats before injecting them into the buttocks to achieve long lasting results. The procedure may involve several injections of fats into the buttocks to ensure that youthful and natural results are achieved. Some extra fats that have been extracted will be frozen for future follow-up injections. 4. How long do the results of Brazilian butt lift procedure last? Brazilian butt lift procedure is the best butt augmentation procedure recommended by many plastic surgeons. It gives long lasting results if the patient who undergoes this procedure is healthy physically and does it for aesthetic purposes. Your plastic surgeon should also be a board certified and with the required experience to achieve long lasting results. Usually, the extracted fats contain fat cells that will live in the buttocks after injected will give long lasting results. After being injected into buttocks, the fats will behave just like other body fats. To achieve better results after Brazilian butt lift, it is important to stick to post-operative instructions as advised by your plastic surgeon. 5. How long will I recover after Brazilian butt lift surgery? Time to recover from any plastic surgery procedure varies from patient to patient. Our bodies react differently after Brazilian butt lift surgery. For speedy healing from Brazilian butt lift procedure, it is important to wear compression garments as advised by your plastic surgeon. Wearing compression garments reduces the chances of some complications such as bruising and swelling. You should avoid strenuous activities after undergoing Brazilian butt lift surgery to achieve desired results and avoid complications. 6. What side effects I’m I likely to experience after undergoing Brazilian Butt lift Surgery? You should discuss the possible side effects of this plastic surgery procedure with your plastic surgeon during consultation. The most common side effects of Brazilian butt lift surgery include swelling, bruising, undesired results, pains, loss of body fats especially if the patient fails to follow the post-operative instructions. Conclusion It is important for the Brazilian butt lift surgery patients to be well informed about this procedure early to help them make the right decision. The best way to find out whether this procedure is the best option for you is to ask your plastic surgeon and let him or her examine you. An experienced and qualified surgeon will be able to effectively guide you towards the best possible solution, so make sure you choose the right one.