What Makes a Butt Lift a Brazilian Butt Lift?

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What is a Brazilian butt lift anyway? Is it only available in Brazil? These are understandable questions! No, in fact Brazilian butt lifts are performed in plastic surgery offices across the U.S. on a daily basis. Dr. Dean Kleto is proud to offer this technique to his patients in Knoxville and Sevierville.

The Brazilian butt lift uses your own fat, taken from an area of excess, and moves it to the derriere. Dr. Kleto sculpts the fat graft to create an ideal shape and size.

It is a so-called “Brazilian” butt lift because the origins of the technique can be traced back to the late Brazilian plastic surgeon Dr. Ivo Pitanguy. Women’s buttocks have always been an important part of Brazilian concepts of beauty, and we saw that emphasis on the derriere spread to the U.S. around 2014/2015. Now it’s quite common for women to request butt augmentation, and the procedure has enjoyed steady popularity in recent years.

One of the great things about the Brazilian butt lift is that it removes fat from an area of excess, such as:

  • Back
  • Hips
  • Thighs
  • Abdomen
  • “Bra roll” area of the back

This technique lets you avoid augmentation performed with butt implants, which can cause an unnatural feel. With a Brazilian butt lift, your buttocks will be shapely because of natural fat tissue, there will just be more of it!

Butt enhancement is a good option for women (and men) who are unhappy with a flat, asymmetrical, misshapen or square butt. It increases the volume and roundness of your derriere in a way that complements your overall figure. Dr. Kleto removes the excess fat with liposuction, cleans the fat graft so that it is purified, and then injects it strategically beneath the skin to achieve the desired shape and size.

Find Out If You’re a Candidate

Dr. Dean Kleto is an experienced plastic surgeon performing Brazilian butt lift surgery in Sevierville and Knoxville, TN. To schedule a consultation to learn more about this procedure, please call our helpful staff at 865-524-2442.


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