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Butt Augmentation in Boca Raton

Fat transfer to the buttocks or buttocks augmentation is a very popular procedure among women who wish to accentuate their womanly curves.

The procedure is widely known as the Brazilian Butt Lift and it was first performed in the United States, however, the first woman to get it was Brazilian and the name stuck.


Women seek buttocks augmentation for a variety of reasons including

  • Restore firmness lost with aging or weight loss
  • Buttocks is too small or unshapely
  • Increase size to be more proportionate with the rest of the body

One of the main benefits of fat transfer to the buttocks is the need to harvest fat cells from other areas. Essentially it offers a way to remove fat from unwanted areas.

How Does Fat Transfer to the Buttocks Work

Fat grafting or fat transfer to the buttocks is a multi-step process that involves the harvesting, processing, and re-introduction of fat cells.

Fat Harvesting

Dr. Schuster and Dr. Kovacs perform liposuction to collect enough fat cells used to add volume to the buttocks.

Although fat can be harvested from any area where excess fat is stored, common areas include:

  • Abdomen
  • Hips
  • Inner and outer thighs
  • flanks


Fat Processing

Then the fat cells are processed to remove toxins and impurities so that the survival rate of injected fat cells is maximized.

Fat Injections

Once processed the fat cells are strategically re-injected to add volume and shape to your buttocks to get the results you desire.

Results Are Long-Lasting

Your initial results will be bigger than the final results. This is due to swelling and because some fat cells may not establish a connection to the blood supply. In that case the cells will be reabsorbed by the body.

It is important to note that results may change if you lose or gain weight over time. Maintaining your weight and keep a healthy lifestyle will ensure your results are long-lasting.

Buttocks Augmentation vs. Body Sculpting

Many patients assume the “fat harvesting” phase of fat grafting is the same as getting a full body sculpting procedure, but that isn’t always the case.

At Schuster Plastic Surgery we encourage you to schedule a consultation to discuss every detail of your body contouring needs.

Tummy tucks and breast augmentations are common procedures performed with a buttocks augmentation.

How Long Does the Procedure Take

The length of the entire fat grafting procedure in our accredited Boca Raton facility depends on which areas are being treated and the amount of fat tissue that needs to be harvested and reinserted.

On average, you can anticipate the procedure to take around 2 to 3 hours.

The Perfect Candidate for Buttocks Augmentation

During your consultation, either Dr. Schuster and Dr. Kovacs will go over all of the details of your fat transfer procedure, as well as help you decide if it’s the right fit for you.

Whether you are male or female, a great candidate is someone in good health, and is close to their ideal weight.

You will also need to make sure you have enough fat to harvest and reinject.

Recovery After Buttocks Augmentation

While each case is unique, plan on taking 10 to 14 days off to ensure you can focus on recovery. Your results are directly linked to how strickly you abide to the recommended aftercare plan.

Pain is normal and can be controlled through prescription medication if needed. Pain medication will be prescribed prior to the procedure so that you can have it readily available post-op.

You will also experience bruising and swelling which will subside between the first and second week. A compression garment will be provided which you will wear up to eight weeks. The length of time you must wear the garment for optimal results varies from person to person. The compression garment will help control swelling and improve your overall shape.

You may resume light activities after 1 week. It may take up to 2 weeks before you can introduce exercise into your routine.

A detailed after care program will be provided before your procedure.

Why Schuster Plastic Surgery

Dr. Schuster and Dr. Kovacs are both board-certified plastic surgeons that specialize in total body contouring. Would you like a slimmer midsection or to finally have 6 pack abs? Fat grafting could be the answer!

Other common procedures combined with butt augmentation include:

Ready for a Consultation

Find out if a Brazilian Butt lift  is right for you call us today by booking a free consultation at 561.912.9191.

We’ll go over all of your options and help you decide if fat grafting is the solution you’ve been looking for. Scheduling online is easier than ever! You can book today online using our Request an Appointment form.

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At Schuster Plastic Surgery, we’re committed to providing information and assistance to women and men considering their plastic surgery options in Boca Raton. We look forward to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals.


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