First popularized at the beaches of Brazil, a full butt has become very popular in America. Buttocks augmentation surgery, also known as a Brazilian butt lift, adds volume to the butt while removing unwanted fat from another area of the body. Using a fat transfer and graft, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Rafi Bidros helps Houston area patients achieve a fuller, rounder butt for a youthful, curvy appearance with buttocks augmentation surgery using fat grafting. Butt augmentation by fat transfer can help you fill out clothes better and give you a more proportionate appearance. Since the Brazilian butt lift uses the patient's own fat, the results are more natural-looking with curves in all the right places.
"Dr. Bidros is absolutely phenomenal! I was SO impressed with his professionalism and knowledge. The office was super organized, clean and efficiently run. Michelle, Mandy, Jackie and Connie are all rock stars.!!! They get things done and are so incredible at their jobs, not to mention classy and beautiful. I will recommend Dr. Bidros to everyone. So easy to talk to and understand. Thank you!!!"- E.K. / Google / Feb 18, 2016
"I had Several procedures in am very please for their service the dedication their friendly Dr. Bidros and his staff make me feel like I known them for ever..."- B.R. / Yelp / May 08, 2018
"Dr. Bidros is an amazing surgeon. I will recommend him to everyone that needs a plastic surgeon. His staff is amazing. Mandy is the best ever!!"- Anonymous / RateMDs / Apr 30, 2018
"Dr. Bidros is an exceptional physician and surgeon. My wife had a mastectomy on one breast that was reconstructed by another plastic surgeon. The results were not to her liking and the surgeon felt that no more could be done. Another surgeon was consulted but he offered no remedies. Today, my wife is thrilled with the outcome. Dr. Bidros is quite gifted and knowledgeable. He provided surgical solutions that the other surgeons could not provide. He and his staff are an incredible group of people."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Apr 19, 2018
"Dr. Bidros is an exceptional physician and surgeon. My wife had a mastectomy on one breast that was reconstructed by another plastic surgeon. The results were not to her liking and the surgeon felt that no more could be done. Another surgeon was consulted but he offered no remedies. Today, my wife is thrilled with the outcome. Dr. Bidros is quite gifted and knowledgeable. He provided surgical solutions that the other surgeons could not provide. He and his staff are an incredible group of people."- Anonymous / RateMDs / Apr 18, 2018
Butt augmentation surgery begins with liposuction to remove excess fat from the body. Dr. Rafi Bidros will determine the best areas for fat collection during your consultation, but the most common areas are the stomach, hips, back, and thighs. Next, the harvested fat cells are purified, prepared, and injected into the buttock area in several layers. Dr. Bidros will continue adding fat until the patient’s desired volume is reached and the buttocks has a smooth, even appearance. In most cases, Dr. Bidros will add slightly more fat than the patient needs to compensate for fat that will be reabsorbed by the body during the recovery period.
Dr. Rafi Bidros will perform your fat grafting in an accredited surgical facility under general anesthesia to keep you comfortable during your surgery. Drainage tubes and/or compression garments may be used to improve healing. Patients will need to avoid sitting for at least the first 10 days and after that, sitting on a soft pillow will help prevent pressure on the area for at least 8 weeks. Most patients are able to return to work in 2-3 weeks and can usually return to their exercise regimen in 8-10 weeks. As the swelling subsides, you will begin to see your results of buttock augmentation: a long-lasting, fuller, curvier behind.
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- Average Cost
- $6,800 - $8,800
Butt Augmentation FAQs
Not Enough Fat?
For patients who do not have enough excess body fat to achieve the volume and shape they desire, butt implants may be a better option. Using flexible silicone implants placed below the gluteal muscles, butt implants can achieve results similar to butt augmentation by fat grafting.
Add a Lift?
While the added volume will decrease any sagging skin in the buttocks area, you may still need to add a butt lift to your augmentation for your best results. Dr. Bidros will remove any excess skin to prevent sagging skin from masking your augmentation results.
Brazilian Butt Lift?
While it is called a Brazilian butt lift, this procedure is actually a buttocks augmentation using fat grafting. Unlike a butt lift, a Brazilian butt lift does not remove excess skin or reshape the position of the buttocks. If you’re wondering what’s Brazilian about this, look at the full, round butts on the beaches of Brazil that inspired this procedure to get all the proof that you need.