Brazilian Butt Lift in Atlanta – A Curvier, Shapelier You

If you wish you could have a firm, round backside, a Brazilian butt lift can transform your shape, giving you the curves you’ve always wanted. In this surgical procedure, fat is extracted from other parts of the body, such as the thighs, stomach, or back, and transferred to your buttocks to add volume.

Dr. Amy Alderman offers Brazilian butt lift surgery in the Sandy Springs area of Atlanta. With this fat transfer augmentation method, you can achieve an overall improved physique along with an enhanced backside.

What Can a Brazilian Butt Lift Do for Me?

Several approaches can be used to re-contour the gluteal region.  For some, a dramatic result can be achieved just with liposuction in the hips and flanks region above the buttocks.  Removing unwanted fat in the hips will better define the transition to the buttocks and create a more curvaceous contour.  For others, volume needs to be added to the buttocks to achieve the desired contour. 

Patient safety is Dr. Alderman’s utmost concern with these procedures. Some surgeons have an assistant that harvests the fat, but Dr. Alderman does not.  She performs every aspect of the operation herself and transfers the fat to the gluteal region in the safest manner that is currently known.

A Brazilian butt lift can:

  • Add volume to the buttocks
  • Lift and shape a flat or sagging bottom
  • Make the buttocks rounder
  • Help your clothes fit better
  • Increase self-confidence

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If you’re in the Atlanta area and have any questions about a Brazilian Butt Lift or wish to schedule a consultation on a Brazilian Butt Lift with Dr. Alderman, please contact our office.

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Am I a Good Candidate for a Brazilian Butt Lift?

Most people who desire buttock enhancement are good candidates for this surgery. Excellent candidates for this treatment are those who have excess fat buildup in other areas of the body. If you are slender and are interested in a butt lift, Dr. Alderman can recommend the most beneficial treatment method to meet your needs. The procedure is often part of a mommy makeover for women who have experienced some buttock sagging after pregnancy.

Butt Enhancement Surgery: What to Expect

Gluteal augmentation is associated with some moderate discomfort for one to two weeks, especially when sitting.  Patients tend to feel better when pressure is off of the surgical area, such as when standing or laying on their side.  In addition to medication to improve their comfort, patients are started on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication right after surgery to provide enhanced pain relief.

It is very important to know the anatomy of the buttocks for this procedure and avoid injecting in areas that are at risk for a complication.  In particular, it is important that the fat is transferred to the superficial aspect of the buttock and not deep in the muscle.  Dr. Alderman complies with national standards for liposuction, specifically related to the amount of fat harvested and the technique recommended to reduce blood loss.

When you visit Dr. Alderman’s Atlanta plastic surgery office for butt enhancement, you can expect the highest standards for patient education, advanced skill in plastic surgery, and a commitment to your satisfaction and safety. Dr. Alderman takes great pride in helping patients achieve their desired results through the dual benefits of liposculpting and natural butt augmentation.

Meet Dr. Alderman

Dr. Amy Alderman is a nationally known, board-certified plastic surgeon located in Buckhead near Atlanta. As a female surgeon and mother of two children, she provides a unique perspective to patient care. Each surgical plan is individually tailored to each patient’s needs and lifestyles and is aimed at enhancing her patient’s natural beauty and restoring confidence. She is known for her personal approach to patient care and has unparalleled commitment to patient safety, which can be attributed to years of education, professional experience and involvement in national patient safety initiatives.

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Your Brazilian Butt Lift with Dr. Alderman

The surgery can be performed under general anesthesia. Because both liposuction and fat transfer are required, your appointment can last up to two hours. During your consultation, you and Dr. Alderman decide which sites will be used for the fat extraction. Usually, the abdomen, back or thighs are targeted for liposuction. A small incision is made in a discreet location and fat is efficiently removed to both sculpt this area and provide fat transfer augmentation.

When enough fat has been harvested, it is purified and treated before it is injected into the buttocks. Dr. Alderman’s training, years of experience, and artistry come into play as she uses the fat to sculpt your buttocks based on how you wish to look.

You can go home the same day, but someone will have to drive you home, as it will take some time for the anesthesia to fully wear off.

What Can I Expect During Recovery from a Brazilian Butt Lift?

A Brazilian butt lift causes some bruising, swelling, and discomfort for a few weeks. Oral medications can help you through this time. You will notice an increase in roundness and firmness after surgery. However, your results will continue to develop and improve throughout the course of the healing process. As swelling subsides, you will begin to see your new silhouette take shape.

Scar management is highly important to Dr. Alderman. Incisions made during the Brazilian butt lift procedure are small and typically heal well. During treatment follow-up, she provides instructions on how to care for the treatment site and care for your skin to decrease the appearance of any scars.

Do you want a rounder, firmer bottom? Call us today to schedule a consultation to find out more about a Brazilian butt lift in Atlanta, GA with Dr. Alderman.

Dr. Alderman’s National Efforts on this Topic

Chairperson of the Body Contouring Section for Aesthetica, a national cosmetic surgery meeting sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgery

American Society of Plastic Surgery Patient Safety Committee

ASPS Aesthetic Surgery Advisory Committee

Vice Chairperson, ASPS Education Aesthetic Council

VTE Prevention in Cosmetic Surgery.  Georgia Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, Aug 2013, Brasstown Resort, GA.

Patient Safety: Prevention of VTE in Cosmetic Surgery.  QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Nov 2013, Chicago, IL

VTE Prophylaxis and Body Contouring: What is the Evidence?  Aesthetica 2015, Las Vegas April 30-May 2, 2015.

Combining Multiple Abdominal Procedures and Related Complications. Aesthetica 2015, Las Vegas April 30-May 2, 2015.

Thunderdome: Risk/Reward of Combined Surgical Procedures: What’s Too Much?  American Society of Plastic Surgery, Oct 20, 2015. 

How Long of Surgery is Too Long?  Length of Surgery and VTE.  Aesthetica, June 2016, Washington, DC.

VTE Prophylaxis: What are our options?  Aesthetica, March 2017, New Orleans, LA.

Alderman, AK. Body contouring. In The Michigan Manual of Plastic Surgery. Ed Brown & Borschel, Lippincott, Philadelphia, 2004.

Pannucci, C, Alderman, AK.  Venous Thromboembolism and the Aesthetic Surgery Patient.  Essentials of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Alderman, AK, Kerrigan, CL, Lemaine, V, Pusic, AL, Vidal, DC.  Evidence-Based Medicine &Health Services Research in Plastic Surgery.  In Plastic Surgery  1st Edition

Alderman, AK, Chung, KC.  Outcomes for Surgical Guidance in Plastic Surgery: Measuring Outcomes in Aesthetic Surgery.  Clinics in of Plastic Surgery, 2013:297-304.

Alderman, AK, Kerrigan, CL, Lemaine, V, Pusic, AL, Vidal, DC.  Evidence-Based

Medicine &Health Services Research in Plastic Surgery.  In Plastic Surgery 4th Edition

Kassen, AF, Cano, SJ, Alderman, AK, et al.  The BODY-Q: A Patient-Reported Outcome Instrument for Weight Loss and Body Contouring Treatments.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Glob Open 2016;4:e679, April 13, 2016.

Murphy, RX,Jr, Alderman, AK, Gutowski, K, Kerrigan, C, Rosolowski, K, Schechter, L, Schmitz, D, Wilkins, E. Evidence-Based Practices for Thromboembolism Prevention: Summary of the ASPS Venous Thromboembolism Task Force Report. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: 130: 168e-175e, 2012.

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