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Surgical Brazilian Bum Lift: Is It Safe?

This week it was revealed that another person lost their life as a result of the Surgical Brazilian Bum Lift, raising concerns about the procedure. This is incredibly saddening and brings to light how people need to be more informed before undergoing surgery. One reason this procedure is so popular is due to its glamorisation by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian. However, it is vital to ensure that you know what you are going into if you choose to have this treatment.

Brazilian Bum Lift

Bum Lift Procedure

The procedure involves moving fat from one part of the body into the bottom. Surgeons inject the fat into the bottom, resulting in a better shaped and voluminous behind.

It sounds simple, but this does not mean that the procedure is safe. Furthermore, an article published by the Evening Standard on 29th August 2018 states patients are misled about what happens after the procedure. Professional plastic surgeon Mr Lambe explains how patients are not told they have to avoid sitting down after the treatment to get the best results.

The Dangers

The method of injection causes risks because fat can be injected into the veins. These veins carry the fat to vital organs such as the heart and brain, putting your life at serious risk. As a result of this, the Surgical Brazilian Bum Lift has the highest death rate in comparison to other cosmetic operations.

There are also dangerous complications after the procedure. According to an article by the BBC published on 4th October 2018, women who had the Surgical Brazilian Bum Lift reported problems such as leakage, infection, fever and mental health struggles. Some people are still experiencing pain years after the surgery.

The biggest danger is that people are travelling across the world to have this procedure. Not only is this scary, but it can impact your safety. This also means patients have no support during their recovery. The BBC article details how surgeons from other countries ignored calls and emails from their British clients. Instead, the NHS help with any problems after the surgery, which costs thousands of pounds per patient.

If you are considering having a Surgical Brazilian Bum Lift, make sure you do very thorough research. Know your surgeon, and that the clinic or institution is reliable. Ensure you have a proper consultation and read through the paperwork before you give your consent. Do not choose a procedure because it is cheaper, as this increases the risk to your health.

Bum Lift

Alternatives

There are other ways you can lift your bottom without having surgery. A Non-Surgical Brazilian Bum Lift improves the shape of your bottom in a natural way that is comfortable and safe. The procedure uses radio frequency and a vacuum roller to reduce cellulite, tighten the skin and lift the bottom. In contrast to surgical procedures, this treatment has no downtime and you can see instant results.

You can also lift your bottom through exercise. This builds the muscle in your bottom, so not only will you look better, but you will feel stronger! Squats, leg lifts and pilates are great for this, though you will not see results overnight! Here is an example of a workout that helps to lift and tone your bottom.

You should consider these alternatives and perhaps give them a go before you look into surgical procedures. It is a good idea to consult a doctor or medical professional about any treatment before you agree to it. Always do what is right for you, and what is best for your health!