Gluteal Augmentation or a Brazilian Butt Lift uses your body’s own fat to give you volume and lift where you want it. Whether you are in a swimwear or in jeans, you can expect to look your best. Dr. Johnson Lee performs this procedure in both men and women to improve the contour of the waist and buttocks. Liposuction is first used to remove fat from unwanted areas such as the flanks (love handles) and thighs, before strategically transferring the fat into the buttocks to achieve the ideal proportions.

Incisions for the liposuction cannulas are only a few millimeters long and hidden in natural creases, such as the gluteal creases, or under areas of clothing where they cannot be seen. If you have had prior surgery, the incision can be placed in previous incision sites.

Anesthesia is general and patients can go home the same day.

Recovery is variable but most patients can expect routine activity by 2 weeks and full strenuous activity by 4 weeks. You should sleep on your side or stomach and avoid sitting directly on your buttocks for 3 weeks and limit pressure for up to 3 months. Dr. Lee and his office will have specific post-operative instructions for each step of the way to maximize your results.

Results are immediate, however it may take several months before the amount of remaining fat becomes permanent. Gaining future weight will have less effect on areas where fat was removed. Areas with grafted fat will behave as if the fat were in their original locations.

Arm Lift

Body Lift

Butt Lift

Fat Grafting



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Thigh Lift

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Dr. Johnson Lee Plastic Surgeon

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