About Butt Lift Surgery
Dealing with loose skin and wrinkles under and on your buttocks can become disheartening, especially if you work hard at the gym and follow a healthy diet. However, if you are an individual who has recently lost a significant amount of weight, this condition can be quite severe. For these individuals, the plastic surgery practice of Scott E. Kasden, M.D. in Southlake, TX offers butt lift surgery to correct skin laxity with skin removal and tightening to produce a shapelier, more appealing bottom. There are many benefits of having a butt lift, such as a firmer buttocks in an elevated position so the skin no longer hangs in place. This popular after weight loss procedure performed by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Kasden is often combined with other procedures, such as a thigh lift, abdominoplasty, or a lower body lift.
"Dr. Kasden made my first surgery experience very comfortable, ensuring I knew all about my procedure, and giving me AMAZING results! He provides extremely well pre and post op care, and his office staff is always very friendly. I recommend him to everyone I know!"- C. / Healthgrades / Sep 18, 2018
"I am a 41yrs old black female and this is my first plastic surgery experience (performed Friday and today is Monday morning). I did my homework on the abdominoplasty procedure for months and scheduled several consultations. I'm so lucky that Dr. Kasden was my first consultation. He literally spent 2 hours with me discussing the procedure and answering my questions. He allowed me to watch a video of his work and he even drew a diagram so that I could better understand the procedure. Sharon, the office manager was just as awesome and personable and she was always available to answer my questions whenever I called. Recovery was tough at first, but Dr. Kasden and the staff at Baylor Hospital in Irving were stellar in being attentive and ensuring my comfort. Not only do I recommend Dr. Kasden for plastic surgery, but I'm already researching my next procedure (I want to transfer my own fat into my breasts). I cant see myself going to another surgeon."- S.P. / Yelp / Jul 08, 2019
"Dr. Scott Kasden is a skilled and compassionate cosmetic surgeon. His approach to surgery is collaborative and artistic, while at the same time provides an unmatched level of care and commitment to all patients."- D.C. / Google / Jun 19, 2019
"Dr. Kasden and his staff are very knowledgeable and curtious I felt very comfortable from the moment that I walked into the office. He was able to explain my procedure from prepping to actual surgery he kept an open line of communication and put me at ease by answering all my questions. I want to thank Dr kasden and his staff for taking great care of me during my treatment"- J.R. / Google / Jun 12, 2019
"Very professional and knowledgeable. Made me feel very comfortable. Highly recommend."- C.S. / Google / Jun 11, 2019
Candidates for a butt lift procedure generally seek a surgical intervention when diet and exercise will not change their sagging skin. When the skin has lost its elasticity, it is very difficult to reshape the buttocks without a skin removal or skin tightening correction. Dr. Kasden may recommend a butt lift if you have maturing skin or are younger with excessively loose skin from weight loss. Women who have had one or more pregnancies may also see a change in the firmness of the skin around their buttocks.
If the butt lift is the only procedure taking place on the day of your surgery, it will most likely be in an outpatient setting. The procedure itself takes about two hours to complete with general anesthesia. An incision will be made underneath the fold of your buttocks, where the back of the thigh meets the butt. Extra skin will be trimmed away so that the remaining skin can be pulled into a higher position. The muscles will be tightened as well. Liposuction may be included in the procedure for optimal results. Once the procedure is complete, your incisions will be sutured closed and monitored in the recovery area.
What to Expect
After undergoing butt lift surgery, you should expect bruising and swelling on and around the procedure site, which may last a few months. It can be difficult to sit normally for some time, so you should follow the medical advice given to you. You will need to keep all follow-up appointments and maintain the health of your surgical incisions. You can expect the area to be painful for several days. Once the swelling subsides, you will begin to see the results of your surgery. Full results may not be seen for up to a year after surgery. After the healing process, any visible scarring can usually be concealed under undergarments and clothes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office for assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a surgical butt lift cost?
The price of a surgical butt lift procedure will vary from patient to patient. During your initial consultation, Dr. Kasden will discuss your desired outcome to create a customized treatment plan that fits your budget. Dr. Kasden will also talk with you about specific out-of-pocket costs and payment plans.
What is the difference between a butt lift and liposuction?
A butt lift removes excess skin while liposuction removes excess fat. Depending on your needs and goals, you may want a butt lift, liposuction, or a combination of both. During your consultation, Dr. Kasden will help you decide what should be included in your surgical plan.
Will I have visible scarring?
Like with most surgical procedures, scarring is to be expected. However, Dr. Kasden will work to make scarring as minimal as possible. Incisions are made in the natural folds and contours of your body so that they are better concealed.
What happens if I gain weight after surgery?
The results of a butt lift procedure can be compromised if there is significant weight gain after the procedure. Therefore, a butt lift is only recommended if you are close to or at your goal weight. It is also recommended that you stick to a healthy diet and exercise routine to maintain your results after butt lift surgery.
Can I also get implants during a butt lift procedure?
While a butt lift procedure creates a firmer and tighter appearance to the buttocks, it does not add volume. A butt augmentation is a procedure that uses implants to create more volume in the buttocks. Additionally, a fat transfer procedure uses your own fat from elsewhere in your body to then inject it into the buttocks. Both a butt augmentation and fat transfer procedure can be combined with a butt lift surgery if you want to further enhance your results.
Plan Your Procedure
Contact our office in Southlake, TX if you would like more information on improving your overall body profile with a butt lift surgery. This skin tightening procedure removes the excess skin on your buttocks so that you can receive a curvaceous bottom — and an enhanced figure. Call the plastic surgery practice of Scott E. Kasden, M.D. today to schedule a consultation and to find out how we can help you obtain a better body image.