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Blog Series on Brazilian Butt Lift:  The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 10/10: Q: When can I exercise after a Brazilian Butt Lift? A: You are to avoid physical activity or exercise until cleared by your plastic surgeon. Typically you will have your first post-operative appointment ~10 days following your surgery. If you are progressing as expected, you will likely be cleared for exercise around week three after surgery.

Blog Series on Brazilian Butt Lift:  The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 9/10: Q: Will I need to bring my post-surgical medications to my BBL surgery? A: Yes, this will allow the nursing staff at the surgery center to review the medications with you and your caretaker to assure you have and understand your provided medications following a Brazilian Butt Lift.

Blog Series on Brazilian Butt Lift:  The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 7/10: Q: What is the recovery following a Brazilian Butt Lift? A: As previously mention, the recommendation is that you do not sit with direct pressure on your buttocks for about three weeks. You will be able to drive when the physician, most likely at your first follow-up appointment, clears you and when you are no longer taking narcotic pain medication. You will not have drains or surgical dressings to change. Depending on the area of liposuction, you will be provided a surgical compression (ACE wrap or binder) garment to be worn until your first post-operative appointment.

Blog Series on Brazilian Butt Lift:  The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 6/10: Q: Will I be able to sit immediately after my Brazilian Butt Lift? A: We recommend that you do not sit directly on your buttocks for approximately three weeks. Some patients will sit on the medical donut cushion or hang their buttocks of the back of a chair to prevent direct pressure on the buttocks as it heals. Prolonged direct pressure on the buttocks in the first few weeks may result in additional fat loss.

Blog Series on Brazilian Butt Lift:  The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 5/10: Q: Will all of the BBL fat take or will my body absorb some of it? A: There is a percentage of fat that will not take and will then be absorbed by your body over the several weeks following your surgery. We often over inject fat, if feasible and when appropriate, to compensate for the fat loss that may occur.

Blog Series on Brazilian Butt Lift:  The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 3/10: Q: What if I am a smaller person, how will you obtain the fat for my BBL? A: In order to perform a Brazilian Butt Lift, a fair amount of fat must be obtained via liposuction. The fat is sterilely processed in the operating room prior to being injected into the buttocks. During your consultation and physical exam our board certified plastic surgeons will be able to assess if you are an appropriate candidate and set realistic expectations based on your body habitus and weight.

Blog Series on Brazilian Butt Lift:  The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 2/10: Q: How will my buttocks appearance change if I gain or lose weight after a BBL? A: Your buttocks will react similarly to how it behaves now with weight loss or weight gain. If your buttocks does not change much with weight loss or gain now, then it will remain the same following the surgery. Small fluctuations in weight (10-15 pounds) will not significantly alter the shape/volume, but if you have extreme weight fluctuations it may affect your results.