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Buttock Lift Surgery and Thigh Lift Surgery are procedures to correct drooping buttocks or excess skin on the thighs. The procedure is performed under general anaesthetic and can be tailored to a single area on the buttocks or thighs, or can be extended to cover the whole area. In some cases, the buttock lift may be combined with liposuction to remove excess fat over a wider area and free up the skin that needs to be lifted.

Typically, your surgeon will remove tissue at the junction of lower back and buttock. This allows for an elevation of the tissue and a reshaping of the buttocks. Buttock cosmetic surgery can also be performed in combination with liposuction of the hips. The removed fat is then transferred into the buttock area. This is ideal for patients with flatter buttocks.

Whatever your personal requirements, Buttock Lift at the Cadogan Clinic will provide the leading experts and techniques for your treatment at our state-of-the-art, purpose-built, central London facility.

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Variable prices can result from the fact that many of our consultants operate with different fee structures. In all cases, prices will be confirmed to you by your consultant before any treatment takes place.

Buttock Lift: from £6900.  Find out more about our Prices and Finance.

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Your consultant may recommend that you avoid sitting on your buttocks for long periods of time following the first two weeks following your procedure. This allows the transferred fat time to settle in its new location. After this time, you can resume normal activities and your normal sitting patterns without affecting your result

For those who feel that their buttocks lack volume or feel that their bottom is out of proportion with the rest of their figure, fat transfer to buttocks is a safe and effective method of giving a natural boost of volume to the area. First of all Liposuction is used to remove unwanted fat from elsewhere in the body and then transferred using a needle and cannula to the buttock area.

If you are having Fat Transfer to the face you will feel less discomfort than Fat Transfer to the breasts or buttocks due to the small amount being transferred. You may have some bruising and swelling, especially in the areas where liposuction was carried out but this should subside within a few days.

Following Fat Transfer to the face you may have some bruising and swelling but this should subside within a couple of weeks, during which time you may be able to cover it up with makeup. Recovery time for fat transfer procedures to the body will be longer, depending on how many areas the initial liposuction was carried out on plays a factor. You may be bruised and swollen for 1-3 weeks and should avoid exercise during this time and you may wish to be off work for 1-2 weeks also.

Fat Transfer at Cadogan Cosmetics use fat from your own body so if you are looking to add volume to your breasts or buttocks but have little fat, this procedure may not be for you. Your experienced consultant will be able to assess this during your initial visit to the clinic.

Downtime is minimal following the breast fat transfer procedure and facial fat transfer though there will be bruising and swelling for a couple of weeks. For fat grafting to the breasts you will have a dressing for ten days and your consultant will advise wearing a support bra a few days a week. Following the fat transfer to buttocks procedure you will also have a dressing for ten days. For areas in which you have had liposuction it may be that you are required to wear compression garment for three weeks and avoid exercise.

Fat Transfer at Cadogan Cosmetics is a safe and effective treatment and as it uses your own fat cells, there is little risk of infection that sometimes comes with more invasive techniques. Your consultant will discuss this with you in your consultation.

Patients may experience some discomfort in the treated area for a couple if and may also notice a dull ache for a further 1-4 weeks. You may also notice some swelling and bruising. Possible complications include the risks outlined with the prescribed medications and the risks associated with any surgical procedure.

Results for Fat Transfer to the body are permanent but it is important to maintain a stable weight. Over time the fat will change naturally as your body ages. Fat transfer to the facial areas is also a long-term solution which will last for many years as your consultant will discuss with you in your consultation.

Following your Fat Transfer procedure at Cadogan Cosmetics you will notice results immediately, more evidently in the next 2 weeks when any swelling and bruising has subsided. The results will continue to improve during the next few months following your treatment as the fat becomes part of the area it has been injected into.

This will depend on the area being treated, for fat transfer to the face this could be around one and a half hours, and for fat transfer to the breasts or fat transfer to buttocks it could take up to around three hours.

Fat transfer to the body involves liposuction to remove unwanted fat followed by administering the refined fat to the area in which more volume is required with a needle and cannula, such as the breast or buttocks. This is usually performed under local or general anaesthetic depending on the individual. Fat transfer to the face involves minimally invasive liposuction and the harvested fat cells are filtered and injected into the facial areas.

Fat Transfer at Cadogan Cosmetics is a natural way to restore lost volume and rejuvenate certain areas of the face and body. First of all fat is removed from the body using liposuction and it is then transferred to areas which require volume for a natural but effective look.

We use a variant of the general anaesthesia technique called TIVA (Total Intravenous Anaesthesia) that is delivered by our team of top anaesthetists. Intravenous delivery enables our anaesthetist team to monitor anaesthetic depth more closely via specialized computers to maintain an optimal level of anaesthesia. This means you will wake up feeling much better than with traditional alternatives and ready to go home shortly after.

What to Expect

Step 1. Optional Free Consultation

We offer a free no-obligation 30-60 minute consultation with one of our specialist patient advisors to help you decide whether surgery is the right choice for you. The consultation will take the form of a discussion with an expert with over 15 years industry experience in which we begin to understand your objectives and the results you want to achieve.

If you decide to go ahead with treatment, our advisers can give you all the information you require to choose the right procedure and the right surgeon for you. This is also an excellent opportunity to see our facilities and get a feel for the Cadogan experience.

Step 2. Surgical Consultation

The next step is to come in and meet your chosen surgeon at the Clinic. We have assembled some of the best surgeons in the world who will use this time to make a comprehensive medical assessment of you and your condition before proceeding with treatment.

In practice this involves a 30-60 minute consultation in which a detailed assessment of the outcomes you can achieve is made and any questions you may have about the procedure are answered.

Step 3. The Procedure

On the day of your procedure you will be welcomed at the Clinic by your patient advisor and dedicated nursing staff. Following a brief medical check, you will meet with both your surgeon and anesthetist to run through the details of your procedure one final time and answer any last questions you may have.

After the procedure you will recover in the capable hands of your nursing after care team. As we are a day case facility you can expect your recovery to be complete within 2 to 3 hours and able to be discharged from the Clinic the very same day. In some cases patients may wish to stay locally in our exclusive partner hotel the day before or after your procedure.

Step 4. After Care & Support

Our care and support continues in the days and weeks after your procedure with our complimentary aftercare programme. A series of free appointments will be made with your surgeon and nursing team in order to monitor your progress and recovery, as well as introduce you to several scar minimization techniques and bespoke creams to aid your progress.

Access to our aftercare nursing team is free of charge for a full 12 months after your surgery.


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