3330 Preston Ridge Road Suite 340
Alpharetta, GA 30005

Phone: (404) 822-4402


2500 Hospital Blvd. Suite 410
Roswell, GA 30076

Phone: (770) 954-8406


145 Towne Lake Pkwy #101
Woodstock, GA 30188

Phone: (678) 737-4612

Butt Lift

Patients considering plastic surgery after significant weight loss at our Woodstock, Alpharetta, and Roswell, locations can often benefit from butt lift procedures. In addition, aging men and women often want loose, sagging buttock skin removed. Dr. Asaf Yalif, our triple board-certified plastic surgeon, performs butt lift surgery, or gluteoplasty, for these reasons on a regular basis.

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Ideal Butt Lift Candidates

Most butt lift patients are individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight or are experiencing sagging, lax buttocks due to aging. Men and women requesting information or private consultations for butt lift surgery usually have:

  • Excess, hanging, and/or wrinkly skin on their buttocks
  • A desire for the skin on their buttocks to be in a higher, perkier position
  • Relatively healthy skin tone

As with any elective surgery procedure, you should be a nonsmoker in overall good health.

Understanding Your Procedure

In this procedure, excess skin on and under the buttocks is removed, and then the remaining skin on the upper thigh is lifted to create a tighter, perkier appearance. Dr. Yalif performs butt lift surgery at an accredited surgical center using general anesthesia. It typically takes 2 hours and patients usually return home on the day of the surgery, unless Dr. Yalif combines other procedures with the butt lift. In that case, he may recommend you spend the night at the hospital.

The procedure starts with Dr. Yalif making incisions customized to address your specific concerns, such as at the crease where the thigh meets the bottom of the buttock or above the buttock. He then removes excess skin and pulls up the remaining skin to a higher position and sutures it into place.

Asaf Yalif M.D., F.A.C.S.

Triple Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Yalif combines the skill of a fellowship-trained plastic surgeon with a warm bedside manner that puts patients at ease from the moment they meet him. He leads a small team of dedicated professionals at our boutique practice, where each you'll be treated as a member of the Y Plastic Surgery family. Learn More

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Doctor Yalif's Credentials
Doctor Yalif's Credentials

Combining Procedures

Keep in mind that butt lift surgery tightens the skin but is not a fat reduction procedure. A combination of skin tightening and liposuction may produce a more desirable result. Many patients combine butt lift with fat transfer to create a fuller look–a popular procedure known as a Brazilian butt lift.

Recovery & Results

Typically, patients who have butt lift surgery will experience bruising and swelling that can last for several months. The full results are usually visible after about 6 months to a year. We recommend that you maintain a healthy diet and postpone vigorous exercise until approved by our medical team. Natural aging and weight gain or loss can impact the improvements, but the skin tightening performed during surgery will last for years.

Men and women considering butt lift surgery travel from Atlanta and throughout Georgia to have Dr. Yalif perform the procedure. Request a consultation using the online form to discuss your goals personally with Dr. Yalif. You can also call us at (404) 822-4402 to schedule an appointment.