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Buttock Augmentation Recovery

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Proper buttock augmentation recovery is incredibly important for high-quality results. The fat transferred during a Brazilian butt lift needs to be treated gently, because when that fat dies, it reduces the new volume of the buttocks. To avoid this during buttock augmentation recovery, San Diego patients must follow the directions of Dr. Mark Mofid as closely as possible.

How to Prepare for Buttock Augmentation Recovery

Before a Brazilian butt lift, patients must prepare their room for recovery. The patient’s room must be a space where patients can rest without being disturbed. It must be stocked with all of the supplies, amenities, and conveniences they need.

Eating healthy meals and quitting smoking prior to the procedure will be necessary, as will avoiding medications like NSAIDs. This helps to minimize the chance of surgical and post-surgical complications.

Patients must arrange for a friend or family member to give them a ride home from the surgery. Assistance during the first 24 hours after surgery will also be key.

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Address Bruising and Swelling

Following a Brazilian butt lift, buttock augmentation recovery will last between two and eight weeks. During this time, patients will experience minor discomfort, swelling, bruising, and tenderness around the donor areas and the buttocks.

For around six weeks, patients must wear compression garments in order to encourage the skin to fit the areas’ new contours. This will also reduce swelling and bruising.

Rest Often

It is extremely important for patients to get as much rest as they possibly can during the buttock augmentation recovery period. Not only will this help them heal faster, it will also ensure that they get the best results.

Take Medications as Prescribed

Prescribed medications for buttock augmentation recovery can include painkillers and antibiotics. Patients should always follow the provided instructions when they are prescribed medication for buttock augmentation recovery. This includes the correct time to take their medicine, the frequency, and the duration.

Follow Behavior Restrictions

While the patient is healing, they should avoid putting any pressure on their buttocks. This means no sitting or lying on their buttocks for at least two weeks. Patients should instead sleep on their front or sides. Once two weeks have passed, patients will need some cushion support while sitting and can only sit on a special donut-shaped pillow.

BBL patients must avoid physically taxing activities like heavy lifting and strenuous exercise regimens for four to six weeks. Light exercises such as short walks can help patients recover faster.

Patients can return to work after ten to fourteen days. If their job is more labor intensive, though, they might need to wait longer. If it is possible to work from home until they fully recover, they should take this opportunity.

Set Up a Consultation

To get more details about buttock augmentation recovery in San Diego, patients can schedule a consultation with Dr. Mark Mofid. Dr. Mofid has the experience needed to properly guide patients through this vital process.