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How does a buttock lift work?

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During the procedure, the surgeon makes cuts underneath the buttock area, where the surgical scar won't be noticeable. Then, the surgeon removes extra skin and fat. The surgeon may also do liposuction. It's usually done as an outpatient procedure, meaning no overnight stay. Still, it's major surgery. After surgery, the main obstacle to healing and recovery is not being able to sit. Gradually, as the surgical cuts heal, you can get back to normal activity, including sitting down.

SOURCES: Christopher K. Livingston, MD, assistant professor of plastic surgery, University of Texas, Houston. WebMD Medical Reference from "The Plastic Surgery Sourcebook."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 03, 2018

SOURCES: Christopher K. Livingston, MD, assistant professor of plastic surgery, University of Texas, Houston. WebMD Medical Reference from "The Plastic Surgery Sourcebook."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 03, 2018

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