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Brazilian Butt Lifts in East Orange, NJ
Welcome to Personal Plastic Surgery with Dr. Sanjay Lalla, the premier board-certified cosmetic surgeon for northern New Jersey. With over three decades of experience performing Brazilian Butt Lifts, Dr. Lalla delivers superior butt augmentation results to patients in East Orange and surrounding towns. Offering expert, personalized, and compassionate care, Dr. Lalla and his team can help you achieve the round, firm, attractive bottom you always craved.
What is a Brazilian Butt Lift?
A Brazilian Butt Lift describes a cosmetic procedure that enhances the size and contour of the buttocks. This differs from a butt implant procedure, where a silicone-filled device is inserted into the gluteal tissue. The Brazilian butt lift offers a safer alternative with a lower risk of rejection or other complications.
A Brazilian Butt Lift employs liposuction to remove fat from one area of the lower body, such as the hips, thighs, or lower abdomen, using a suction device attached to a small steel instrument, called a cannula. During this stage of the procedure, your board-certified plastic surgeon will make small incisions and insert the cannula into the target areas between skin and muscle to expel fat. Finally, the plastic surgeon will purify the fat and prepare it for transfer before injecting it into the buttocks, mostly near the upper region, to achieve a natural, fuller shape.
Is a Brazilian Butt Lift Right for You?
A Brazilian butt lift reshapes and augments the size of the buttocks. A Brazilian Butt Lift proves ideal for patients struggling with flat, uneven, or saggy buttocks, and who want a natural, safe augmentation without silicone implants. Ideal Brazilian Butt Lift candidates must have extra fat available in at least two other areas of their body, as well as adequate good skin elasticity, as this fat will be used for liposuction and then inserted into the buttocks during the procedure. For patients with extra or saggy skin, a Brazilian Butt Lift will not resolve the issue. As such, patients in East Orange should instead consider a thigh or butt lift as an alternative route to their ideal silhouette.
What Is the Recovery Process for a Brazilian Butt Lift?
After the Brazilian Butt Lift, patients should avoid sitting or lying down on their buttocks for two weeks. Instead, patients will need to lie down, stand, or kneel during daily activities and sleep on their stomachs during the night. For optimal recovery, patients should also avoid driving and prolonged soaking, such as baths, hot tubs, and pools.
Seven weeks into the recovery, patients can sit up in a modified position — with the help of a “donut” cushion or a pillow underneath the thighs to reduce pressure on the buttocks. After two months, the Brazilian Butt Lift will appear mostly healed with minimal swelling; however, the full results may not become visible until about six months after the procedure.
Patients can expect minimal scarring on the buttocks due to the use of a syringe during surgery. They may have one or more small scars at the liposuction site, though these will usually fade completely with time. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle through a healthy diet and low-impact physical activity, such as taking walks to improve circulation, will aid in the recovery process. Lower body exercises, such as leg lifts, lunges, and squats can also help maintain the desired shape.
How Long Will Brazilian Butt Lift Results Last?
The improved buttocks size and shape from a Brazilian Butt Lift will last several years to over a decade without follow-up treatments, assuming patients maintain a consistent, healthy weight. If patients gain weight, this can significantly impact the results, as both the native and transferred fat cells will enlarge beyond the desired shape.
In addition, losing weight can cause the fat cells in the buttocks to shrink, thus reversing the results. When these situations occur, the patient will need to consult their plastic surgeon to determine the best solution moving forward.
Effective Brazilian Butt Lifts in East Orange, NJ
Nicknamed “The Crossroads of New Jersey,” East Orange sits conveniently at the intersection of Interstate 280 and the Garden State Parkway, about 17 miles from Manhattan. The small city has a great public transportation system with three train lines, three trolley lines, and two commuter rail train stations, earning its place as one of New Jersey’s 34 Transit Villages. In the late 1800s, East Orange became an agricultural hub for oil tycoons and industrialists from Newark; after World War II, many middle-class Black people from the South and nearby areas migrated to East Orange.
Today, East Orange has the second-highest percentage of Black residents in New Jersey (after Lawnside at 93.6%). According to census data, East Orange’s community makeup is 88.51% Black, 7.93% Latino, and 4.13% white. The Black community is very diverse and includes immigrants from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Haiti, and other smaller Caribbean islands. East Orange also houses a sizable Muslim population, served by several mosques, including the Islamic Center of America, and a K-12 private Islamic school, Madrasatu Ahlis Sunnah.
With the melting pot of cultures, East Orange boasts many varieties of foods, particularly Caribbean and Middle Eastern cuisines. A few popular local restaurants include Dominy Restaurant and Bakery, Limin’s Cafe Caribe, Tastey’s Gail’s Southern Style Soul Food, and Masan restaurant halal. Other recreational spots include the city’s five parks, the Paul Robeson Stadium, and the East Orange Golf Course, located approximately 10 miles from New York City. Nearby in West Orange, located about 3 miles away, many family-friendly activities are available such as the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, the Turtle Back Zoo, and the Luna Stage Co.
Dr. Sanjay Lalla is the BEST NJ Plastic Surgeon! He was referred to me by a previous patient who couldn’t say enough good things about his work. Not only was Dr. Lalla a delight, but I also have never come across a more professional, yet kind and caring staff! From the first person to answer the phone to the Nurse Practitioner, Gina and of course Dr. Lalla! When you are making permanent changes to your body you need to be really comfortable with that person, he did just that and more! Plus all the little things you don’t think about, they do and make everything about your procedure so easy and comfortable! Thank you again, Dr. Lalla and staff, I feel like a new and improved woman!