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Brazilian Butt Lift

Jacksonville Plastic Surgeons explain the Brazilian Butt Lift buttock augmentation technique.

Doctors with Florida Plastic Surgery Group say the Brazilian Butt Lift can help patients enhance fullness and contour to the buttocks without the need for implants. Jacksonville, FL – As the field of plastic surgery continues to advance, new treatments frequently become available that can help individuals recontour and rejuvenate their bodies. While buttock augmentation with implants has been an option for patients to enhance the volume and definition of the buttocks for many years, Jacksonville plastic surgeons with Florida Plastic Surgery Group say a relatively new technique can also help patients improve the appearance of their derriere. Instead of utilizing silicone implants to recontour the buttocks, the Brazilian Butt Lift technique uses the patient’s own fat cells, taken from… Continue Reading

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 8/10: Q: What will my skin look like along the areas where I have the liposuction for a BBL? A: The first few weeks your skin will be tight from the swelling, and your skin will have bruising. As the swelling decreases, your skin will begin to retract and tighten. The amount of skin recoil that occurs is directly related to your skin quality (elasticity), age, and genetics. During your consultation, your board certified plastic surgeon will establish realistic expectations based on your physical exam and medical history.

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.