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Post-weight loss surgery – buttock lift

This is an intervention to tauten skin on the buttocks. It is often combined with liposuction for a more harmonious result.


Crisalix is 3D simulation software that shows the results of aesthetic surgery. This tool helps patients better express their request and enables surgeons to give clear, reasoned explanations. Patients are therefore better informed when they decide to have an operation.


  • Is this a painful intervention?
    This intervention is not usually painful. You may nevertheless experience some discomfort, which is relieved by analgesics.
  • Can you sit after the intervention?
    You will have to be careful and avoid sitting for 3 weeks.
  • What surgical procedures can be combined with a buttock lift?
    It can be combined with increasing buttock volume by prostheses or lipofilling (fat reinjection) or reducing buttock volume by liposuction.

Useful information

Before the intervention

  • 2 consultations need to be arranged: one with the plastic surgeon and the other with the anaesthetist.
  • Stop smoking 1 month before the intervention
  • Do not take aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs for 15 days before the intervention.
  • Pre-operative photographs are taken.
  • 15-day reflection period between the 1st consultation and the intervention.

Day of the intervention

  • General anaesthetic.
  • Duration of the intervention: 1-2 hours on average.
  • You can go home the same day as the intervention.

After the intervention

  • Wear elastic pants for 1-2 months.
  • The drains are removed 2 days after the intervention.
  • The stitches are removed after 7-15 days.
  • You must protect the operated area from the sun for 1 year.
  • Return to work: after 7-15 days, depending on your work environment.
  • Resume sport: after 45 days
  • Final result obtained: after 3-6 months.


  • Post-weight loss surgery – buttock lift
    From 10,500 CHF


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