Similarly to the Breasts, the buttocks can show signs of ageing and can begin to sag and lose elasticity, causing it to lose shape. A buttock lift can help correct this by removing excess skin from the areas around it.
A lifted more ‘perky’ posterior.
The procedure takes approximately two to three hours and patients are usually required to stay for one to two nights post procedure.
One of our surgeons will advise you on how he will reshape your bottocks. Once you are happy, lines will be drawn on your body to give you an indication of what will be removed. This procedure is performed under general anesthesia. The surgeon will remove excess and sagging skin from the body to tighten and lift the buttocks if required or may refer you to a treatment like thermage as a non-surgical alternative.
Depending on the individual patient, recovery times will vary. The majority of patients are able to return to work two/three weeks after surgery. Four to five post-operative clinic visits are required.
*Please note that this is an indicated recovery time and healing time are unique to each individual. Results, scarring and recovery rates vary from patient to patient and are dependent on a number of factors including: expectations, genetics, lifestyle, extent of surgery, type of surgery, medical history etc.