A flat backside is problematic for most women thus getting a subtle hint of fullness to your buttocks gives your body an attractive and sexy shape. The Brazilian butt lift procedure is a popular cosmetic treatment that can enhance the shape of the buttocks while simultaneously sculpting another area of the body. If you wish that you had a rounder butt, a Brazilian butt lift by Dr. Abdullahi Adan, MD, may be right for you.
What is a Brazilian Butt Lift?
A Brazilian butt lift, often referred to as a BBL, is a body contouring procedure that enhances the shape and size of the buttocks by injecting it with unwanted fat from other areas of the body. The Brazilian butt lift is a unique procedure because it uses a patient’s own body fat to augment the buttocks. This provides several benefits over dermal filler products, such as a lowered risk of infection, a higher success rate, and exceptionally long-lasting and natural-looking results. With a Brazilian butt lift, patients also enjoy the benefit of removing fat from other areas of the body. As a result, patients often achieve significant improvements in the proportion of the figure, particularly more pronounced curves.
What Should I Expect Before and During My BBL Surgery?
Your consultation will begin with evaluation of what you would like to achieve with BBL. Dr. Adan will also assess your general medical health and medical history to plan your procedure. Part of this medical history requires that you provide candid answers to questions about your general state of health, including, a full disclosure of health history including any illness, prior surgery of any kind and complications from prior surgery. All types of allergies and any reaction to prior general anesthesia. Current medications, the use of vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco and drugs.
Before surgery Dr. Adan will advise on instructions to follow. This may include:
- Stop smoking
- Stop taking certain types of medications that may increase your risk of abnormal bleeding.
On the day of surgery, you may be asked to:
- Avoid eating or drinking anything within a defined time period prior to surgery.
On the day of surgery, a board certified Consultant Anaesthesiologist and a certified member of Platinum Surgery Center’s team will administer general anesthesia. Incision for fat grafting will be made in the chosen location and liposuction done. Grafted fat will then be injected into the buttocks. After the procedure is complete, you will be taken to a recovery area for close monitoring.
What Should I Expect After My BBL Surgery?
To prepare the day of your Brazilian butt lift, we suggest you wear loose, comfortable clothing with no jewelry or makeup. It is important that a friend or family member is present with you, as you will not be able to drive following the procedure. You may also need assistance at home for the first 2-3 days following your BBL. As each patient is different, so is each individual’s rate of healing. While recovering from a Brazilian butt lift, you may experience bruising, swelling and sensitivity in the treatment areas. These symptoms will improve greatly within the first two to three weeks. However, it is important to relax and avoid strenuous activities during this time. We also encourage patients to avoid sitting directly on the treatment area, as this may affect how the final results develop. Patients can expect to return to most normal activities within a week of treatment, and full recovery within about two months.