David Stoker
Marina Del Rey
& Beverly Hills
(310) 300-1779

Buttocks Lift after Weight Loss

A buttocks lift after weight loss lifts and tightens the skin that is located on the gluteus region. During the procedure, Dr. Stoker is able to remove the excess skin that may be left behind after weight loss to create a youthful and more appealing body contour. Be sure not to confuse this procedure with the Brazilian butt lift as they are different. The Brazilian butt lift adds volume to the back side using a patient’s own fat, while a butt lift simply tightens the skin.  In some cases, Dr. Stoker will perform butt augmentation in conjunction with a butt lift to achieve the patient’s own personal aesthetic goals.

Patients choose to have butt lift surgery typically after losing a massive amount of weight to rid the body of excess skin located on the buttocks and upper thighs. This procedure has also shown to improve the appearance of cellulite. Dr. Stoker’s goal for all his butt lift surgery patients is to return the body to its normal appearance after there has been a loss in skin elasticity.

During butt lift surgery, small amounts of fat may be removed, but the procedure is not intended to remove a large amount of fat. Patients should first be at their ideal weight before considering a butt lift.

Am I a Good Candidate for a Buttocks Lift after Weight Loss?
Patients that are found to be the best candidates for the procedure are in generally good overall health and non-smokers, or are at least willing to quit at least two weeks before surgery. Candidates for the procedure also need to be ready to commit to living a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a healthy diet. Reverting back to bad habits and gaining weight back can potentially compromise the procedures results. It is also important that the patient has a positive outlook and realistic expectations for the procedure.

Before the Procedure:
Before undergoing buttocks lift surgery, Dr. Stoker will order a variety of preoperative tests to confirm that your health is stable for surgery. It may also be required that you modify the medications that you are on. For example, anti-inflammatory medications affect the blood clotting mechanism and should be stopped well in advance to the surgery day.

Recovery after Buttocks Lift Surgery:
Dr. Stoker will work with you to plan your individualized recovery path and set up several follow up appointments so that he can monitor the progress of your healing. Patients are usually able to return to work after about two weeks, but should refrain from any strenuous activity for at least four weeks, or until you are given approval by Dr. Stoker that it is safe to do so. It is very important that your incisions are not irritated with excessive force or abrasion.

For more information about a buttocks lift after weight loss, you can call Dr. Stoker’s office at 310-300-1779, or you can schedule a consultation online.

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4640 Admiralty Way, Suite 1000
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

201 S Lasky Dr #200
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Stoker performs plastic surgery in Los Angeles. Dr. David Stoker has also gained widespread recognition for liposuction, breast augmentation, tummy tucks, rhinoplasty and many other cosmetic procedures. He serves men and women throughout Southern California (including Beverly Hills, Pasadena, Long Beach, Santa Monica) and the rest of the world.