More commonly known as buttock augmentation, gluteal augmentation is done to improve the contour, size, or shape of the buttocks. The procedure involves using buttock implants, fat grafting, or sometimes a combination of both.
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Buttock implants are silicone-filled and are surgically placed deep within the tissues of the buttock. This process, sometimes called Brazilian Butt Lift, works by moving fat from one body area to the buttocks and grafting it into the tissue. A gluteal lift improves the shape and tone of the underlying tissue that supports skin and fat in the buttock area. .
Aging, pregnancy, significant fluctuations in weight, sun damage, and genetic factors may lead to sagging buttocks due to the poor tissue elasticity. A gluteal augmentation surgery increases the fullness, roundness, and projection of buttocks, thus enhancing your self-image and self-confidence.
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Keep in mind that a buttock lift is not the only procedure that can make one’s buttocks more voluminous. People can choose to have a buttock implant or have auto-augmentation (this procedure is one where some tissue is deliberately kept underneath) to shape their buttocks. Sometimes an accompanying liposuction procedure is even suggested by one’s surgeon for better contouring..