What is a Colombian Butt Lift™?

The Colombian Butt Lift is one of our signature treatments offered at Eterna M.D. It utilizes the body’s own shape and adipose tissue to naturally create your ideal glute appearance. This is a similar procedure to Brazilian butt lift surgery, but with Dr. Mercado’s patented techniques that enhance the results of this highly popular cosmetic surgery procedure. No general anesthesia is needed for this procedure, and there is minimal downtime!

People seeking a perfectly perky backside have several choices. You can work out specifically to enhance the gluteus maximus muscles that define the buttocks (although those results aren’t guaranteed, no matter how many squats you do), head to a plastic surgeon for implants or a Brazilian butt lift procedure (both of which require some downtime while healing), or go with a much less invasive procedure: the Colombian Butt Lift™.

The latter option is one of the best, for many reasons. We’ll explain what sets the Colombian buttock augmentation surgery apart from other plastic surgery techniques.

What Makes It Better Than A Brazilian Butt Lift?

One of the good things about the Colombian Butt Lift™ is the fact that it’s performed under local anesthesia, not general. This means that you’ll be awake during it, although you more than likely won’t feel any pain – just some pressure in the treatment area. The ability to avoid general anesthesia lowers the cost, downtime, and negative side effects of any surgery, including fat transfer techniques.

Also, since the Colombian Butt Lift™ involves moving your own adipose tissue from one area of your butt to another, there are no foreign implants to heal from and get used to. This greatly cuts down the chances of getting an infection or rejection of synthetic material, as well as your overall healing time.

The results of the Colombian Butt Lift™ are even more customizable, since you aren’t limited to certain sized implants. You are literally moving excess fat from one part of your body to another, allowing for better, customizable results.

Colombian Butt Lift™ with ULTRASOUND GUIDANCE!

The Colombian Butt Lift™ is performed using ultrasound guidance, which allows Dr. Mercado to see the area beneath the skin with ultrasound technology and achieve the most precise results available. Using ultrasound imaging, our team can:

  • Ensure the injected fat is placed in the subcutaneous tissue and glute muscles where the natural fat exists
  • Reduce the chances of embolization where fat is inadvertently placed in the muscle and travels to the bloodstream
  • Place fat with unparalleled precision for the best, most natural-looking results

Ultrasound guidance is the next step in patient safety when it comes to fat grafting procedures. With the help of a board-certified plastic surgeon, you can feel confident that your Colombian Butt Lift will be safe and effective.

Why Go Colombian?

The Colombian Butt Lift does far more than the average Brazilian butt lift. The Colombian Butt Lift procedure is performed under ultrasound guidance and focuses on giving the entire body shape and natural curves, not just adding volume to the glutes. We do the science and math that is required for the fat transfer procedure, you just relax and enjoy your results.

Colombian Butt Lift™ FAQs

Is the Colombian Buttock Lift better than implants?

There are many benefits to using your own fat for buttock augmentation, including not needing foreign material (implants), having little risk of infection, achieving permanent results, and being less invasive.

What is the recovery time for fat transfer to the buttocks?

Patients receiving the Colombian butt lift can usually return to work after a week or two following the procedure, although they may not feel totally like themselves for up to a month.

Is the Colombian Butt Lift painful?

Not at all! In fact, this procedure can be performed without the need for general anesthesia; all you feel is slight pressure in the treatment area.

Does fat grafting leave scars?

Any invasive procedure that requires incisions will leave scars, including the Colombian butt lift. However, these are hidden in the natural curves and shadows of your body so as to be as unnoticeable as possible.

Are buttock injections permanent?

Yes, although not all of the transferred fat will survive the transfer process, the cells that do will be there permanently.

Whats the difference between a Colombian Butt Lift and a Brazilian Butt Lift?

The Colombian Butt Lift works by moving buttock fat to the upper areas of the butt to achieve better projection and shape. On the other hand, the Brazilian Butt Lift transfers fat from other areas of the body like the stomach or thighs.

How much does a Colombian Butt Lift cost?

The cost of your Colombian Butt Lift depends on factors like your area, plastic surgeon, facility fees, and recovery materials. Youll receive a full estimate of your Colombian Butt Lift cost during your consultation.

What is a Colombian Butt Lift?

The Colombian Butt Lift is a minimally-invasive procedure that enhances the shape and projection of the butt.

Is fat transfer to the buttocks safe?

Fat transfer is safe when performed by an experienced and qualified surgeon.

Is a Colombian butt lift permanent?

Fat transferred during a Colombian butt lift will remain in place permanently assuming that it establishes a blood supply.

How much fat is needed for a Colombian butt lift fat transfer?

On average, about 1,000 CCs of fat are used to complete a fat transfer to the buttocks. During a consultation, Dr. Mercado can determine whether you are a good candidate and have enough fat to complete a Colombian butt lift.

How should I prepare for a fat transfer?

Before your Colombian butt lift, you should stop smoking, establish a healthy and stable weight, and follow all pre-op instructions.

How long does pain last after a Colombian butt lift?

You may feel some discomfort for about a week after your fat transfer. However, the Colombian butt lift is much more comfortable than other buttock augmentation options.

Are you put to sleep for butt lift procedures?

Not for the Colombian butt lift. We dont need to use general anesthesia due to the highly precise instruments used to guide the process as well as Dr. Mercados surgical skill.

How much of the fat sruvives the transfer process?

Up to 70-90% of the fat survives a Colombian butt lift, ensuring long-lasting results that are immediately noticeable.

How do you recover from fat transfer to the buttocks?

You should avoid sitting directly on the treatment area for several days following fat transfer to avoid damaging the transferred fat cells, and stay away from substances and medications that thin your blood for as long as your doctor recommends.

Do butt lifts change the shape of your butt?

Yes, but only in a natural, youthful way. Dr. Mercado strategically injects the area during a Colombian butt lift for proportionate volume enhancement and increased definition.

Who is a good candidate for a Colombian Butt Lift?

A Colombian Butt Lift is good for anyone who is looking to enhance the appearance of their buttocks without having surgery or implants. You will also want to be in generally good health and have realistic expectations.

When can I sit after the Colombian Butt Lift procedure?

It will take several days of recovery before you will be able to sit on the treated area.

Is there anything I should avoid after a Colombian Butt Lift?

You will want to avoid blood thinner medications and substances (like alcohol) after getting a Colombian Butt Lift.

Are you Ready to Schedule Your Colombian Butt Lift™?

Now that you know what a Colombian Butt Lift™ is and how it can help you obtain the perky butt you’ve always wanted, it’s time to schedule a consultation. You’ll meet with one of our physicians who will go over the procedure in-depth with you. Once you’ve decided that it’s exactly what you want, you’ll schedule the procedure itself. Before you know it, you’ll have a figure you enjoy.

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