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Brazilian Butt Lift

Brazilian butt lifts are one of Dr. Hoefflin’s specialties. His artistic eye coupled with years of experience make him an excellent choice when searching for a surgeon to perform this procedure. Brazilian butt lift is a natural way to augment the buttocks that uses that patient’s own fat to reshape and contour the hips and butt. The result is an attractive, sculpted, more hour-glass-shaped figure.

About the Procedure

During a Brazilian butt lift, the surgeon first uses liposuction to harvest unwanted fat from the abdomen and hips as well as fat from the arms or thighs if necessary. The patient’s own fat is then carefully purified and injected into the buttocks to add curve and appeal. The results are stunning and long-lasting.

Dr. Hoefflin performs Brazilian butt lifts as outpatient procedures in his state-of-the-art outpatient surgery center which conforms to the highest credentials. Patients are either placed under local anesthesia with deep sedation or under general anesthesia, administered by one of our board-certified anesthesiologists. The procedure usually takes one to two hours.


A Brazilian butt lift is actually a fat transfer procedure, thus there are no large incisions involved. Fat is removed through tiny 1/4? incisions using a very narrow liposuction tool called a cannula and then injected into the buttocks using a special syringe.

Possible Complications

When performed by a qualified, board-certified plastic surgeon, the risk of serious problems after a Brazilian butt lift are rare. During your consultation, Dr. Hoefflin will discuss specific risks with you as well as whether you are a suitable candidate for the procedure. As always, you can reduce your risk of complications by closely following Dr. Hoefflin’s pre- and post-operative instructions.

To learn if you are a good candidate for a Brazilian butt lift, contact board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Hoefflin for a complimentary consultation.

Brazilian Butt Lift Faq's


A Brazilian butt lift is a procedure used to correct patients with a flat or sagging buttock appearance. As a Brazilian butt lift specialist, Dr. Hoefflin performs the all-natural augmentation procedure to reshape, enhance, or add more projection to various areas of the buttocks. The result is a more natural, artistically sculpted, and attractive buttock appearance.

During the procedure, liposuction is used to remove unwanted fat from selected areas of the body, including the abdomen, flanks, arms, and outer thighs. The fat is carefully purified and then strategically injected to highlight your buttock’s most attractive features.

The ideal Brazilian butt lift candidate is a patient who demonstrates either a flat or sagging buttock appearance. However, not all women are ideal candidates. Patients must have enough fat in other regions of their body to extract, purify, and then transfer fat volume to their buttocks. In patients with insufficient body fat, male or female buttock implants may be considered.

The price for the Brazilian butt lift can range depending upon the extent of the liposculpture, as well as the volume of fat transferred to the buttocks.

To learn if you are a candidate for Brazilian Butt Lift procedure, contact the offices of Brazilian butt lift specialist Dr. Hoefflin for a complimentary consultation.

The Brazilian butt lift is the preferred technique for buttock augmentation. Using fat transfer, the patient’s own body fat is injected to help reshape and contour the buttock region. Fat transfer allows for a more natural result, with lower risk of infection. Fat transfer also allows for contouring various regions, allowing for a more individualized approach. Liposculpting of the lower back and hips can be performed simultaneously to further enhance the results of your Brazilian butt lift.

In patients with inadequate body fat, such as naturally thin individuals or body builders, silicone buttock implants may be used to create further enhancement.

Patients are directly discharged home with specialized compression garments covering the treated areas. Garment use is encouraged for the first two to four weeks to reduce post-operative swelling. After fat grafting, patients may experience mild bruising, swelling, and local discomfort for several days to one week after their procedure. Initial discomfort is easily controlled with oral medication. Endermologie® by LPG is begun several days after your procedure to help diminish any post-operative liposuction swelling, which assists in healing and speeding your recovery. Patients can return to work and other regular activities as soon as they feel comfortable, which is usually after several days to one week.

Endermologie® by LPG is a FDA-approved, non-invasive technology that uses a safe and non-surgical patented technique which helps stimulate local blood circulation with deep and soothing motions. These are clinically proven to reduce the appearance of cellulite and assist with swelling after liposuction surgery. The final result is a more smooth and sculpted body appearance.

The Brazilian butt lift procedure is performed through inconspicuous 1/4″ incisions that become nearly, if not completely, invisible in time. Prior to liposuction, a local anesthesia solution provides patients with minimal postoperative bruising and swelling. Small meticulously placed sutures are used to close all incisions.

The results of Brazilian butt lift can be long lasting, as long as patients maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Substantial weight gain or loss can affect the shape of your butt lift procedure. Long-term results depend upon the portion of injected fat that is naturally absorbed back into the body. Most of the time, you can expect a 60-85% survival of the injected fat.

In patients with inadequate body fat, such as naturally thin patients, or in body builders, silicone buttock implants can be used to achieve a more natural and contoured appearance. However, Dr. Hoefflin is usually able to find enough fat during your consultation to provide adequate improvement.

We need to speak with you about what you envision in size, shape and lift for your bottom. We will show you various photographs of patients who have had the procedure so you understand what is possible. You must have adequate fat deposits on other areas of your body for this procedure, so those areas will be evaluated. Your medical history will be reviewed, and we will answer all your questions and concerns.

When you are getting a cosmetic procedure, you want to know that the surgeon performing it has the highest level of education and training. The standards for becoming certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery are extensive, rigorous, and demanding. Not only has the doctor committed to up to sixteen years of education beyond high school, he has been heavily tested, and served a residency as a plastic surgeon.

Cosmetic procedures are not covered by health insurance, except in some rare cases – a Brazilian butt lift would not qualify. That doesn’t mean it isn’t important to you. We have several financing options to help you get the procedure, and can assist you to find the right option.

To learn if you are a candidate for Brazilian butt lift procedure, contact the offices of Brazilian butt lift surgeon Dr. Hoefflin for a complimentary consultation.

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