Body Procedures in Mexico: Brazilian Butt Lift

Procedure, Advantages and Costs

The Brazilian Butt Lift surgery has become one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the past few years. According to a survey conducted by the Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the brazilian butt lift has become the fastest-growing cosmetic procedure in the world and has seen a rise in popularity since 2015.

The main reason why patients choose to go through with the Brazilian butt lift surgery is mainly to change the size and shape of their buttocks. Age, weight loss and sometimes genetics can affect the size and shape of someone’s buttocks as well as cause the skin to look saggy, this can affect anyone’s self-confidence.

The Brazilian butt lift surgery is designed to enhance and boost the volume of the tuchis which will in turn give the patient a curvier and more prominent silhouette.In addition, it also helps the patient achieve a perkier and firmer look. It is a great procedure if the patient is looking to achieve natural looking results with low complication rates. Nonetheless, it’s important to clarify that just like any other cosmetic procedure it comes with its own risks as well as its own benefits.


Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure


The Brazilian butt lift procedure entails the transfer of fat from one area of the body to the tuchis. In fact the procedure is rather simple. Firstly the patient is put under anesthesia. Secondly, the surgeon will use liposuction to remove fat from other areas of the patient's body such as their thighs, back, hips and stomach which will then be transferred, purified and stored in a sterilized container. Thirdly, the surgeon will inject the fat that was removed into the buttocks creating a perkier and fuller look. Lastly, the surgeon will bandage and apply a compression garment to help minimize any bruising or swelling that might occur.

Candidates for a Brazilian Butt Lift

Not everyone is a candidate for a Brazilian butt lift, it’s important to check with the desired surgeon if the patient has the possibility to go through with this specific surgery. However, here is a list of certain requirements the patient should keep in mind:

  • The patient has a BMI between 20 and 34
  • The patient has enough fat stores in their hips and other areas (thighs, waist, back)
  • The patient is a non-smoker
  • The patient leads a healthy and active lifestyle

As stated before these are just some of the requirements to be considered a candidate for the surgery, it’s important that the patient consults with their desired surgeon before considering going through this procedure.


Brazilian Butt Lift Advantages and Risks

Advantages Risks
2. Low risk of infection 2. Scarring
2. Low risk of infection 2. Scarring
3. Helps address issues such as shapelessness and sagging 3. Possible lump formations under the skin
4.Boosted self-esteem 4. Fat embolism in the heart or lungs

Just like any other cosmetic surgery the Brazilian butt lift surgery has its own benefits and risks.

Although this surgery has fewer risks than others such as the silicone buttock implants, it’s imperative that the patient understands the possible risks if the surgery is not done correctly. For this reason, it’s crucial to do a thorough research on possible hospitals, clinics and surgeons that perform this specific procedure, as well as reading reviews written by patients who have undergone this surgery.

Cost of a Brazilian Butt Lift in Mexico

The Brazilian butt lift procedure can cost up to 60% more in the United States than in Mexico.The average price of a Brazilian butt lift is around $6,500. However, the price varies depending on the region and surgeon.

In Mexico, the average price is around $4,500. The reason why Mexico boasts of lower prices is due to the fact that their running costs are lower, such as heating, property costs and fees. In addition the cost of medical supplies in Mexico is lower. However, this does not mean that the procedure is of lower quality in Mexico. In fact, this country has high quality surgeons who have studied in the United States, as well as well equipped and modern clinics and hospitals.

Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery

After the surgery is over, the surgeon will apply compression garments to minimize the bruising and swelling. The patient will experience some discomfort but will be able to walk after the procedure. The surgeon will indicate what the patient must do to have a successful recovery. The instructions will cover how the patient must sit and sleep during the recovery period. Most patients are able to go back to their daily activities after one or two weeks and are able to get back to physical activities after five or six weeks. It is advised that during the first six weeks of recovery, the patient sleeps on their stomach to prevent any surgical complications. Various follow up appointments will be scheduled during certain points of the recovery period so that the surgeon can keep track of how the patient is recovering.

It’s crucial that patients who are interested in getting Brazilian butt lift surgery do their research on a surgeon in Mexico that fits their specific needs, read reviews made by other patients who traveled to Mexico for this kind of procedure and have an online consultation with their desired surgeon who will guide them during the whole process. It’s also important that the patient has realistic expectations and follows their surgeons instructions and recommendations for a safe recovery.



  • How long does it take to see the results from the buccal fat removal surgery?

    Although patient’s see an improvement in the swelling after the second week, results will be visible after 2 months at the earliest, it might take longer depending on each individual case.

  • Can buccal fat come back?

    No, once it is removed it can’t come back.

  • Can buccal fat removal surgery be combined with others?

    Yes, it can. It’s important to consult with your surgeon first and see whether they offer other facial procedures that can be combined with the buccal fat removal surgery.

  • At what age can patients get buccal fat removal?

    It can be done at almost any age. However, many people begin to lose facial fat between the age of 20 and 40.