How Do I Best Prepare for a Brazilian Butt Lift?

hi i need help on how to prepare for a BBL.. i dont want to have super saggy skin as i also am getting lipo.. should i be on a diet?.. and what vitamins.. etc do i take.. please help

Doctor Answers (7)

Brazilian Butt Lift

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In general you should follow the instructions of your plastic surgeon.

In my practice, if your surgery is soon, then you should not be on a diet. You will need all the energy to heal. A multivitamin is ok, no asprin or anti inflamatory drugs. No health supplements.

Start on stool softners

Prior to surgery start showering with surgical soap, including the morning of surgery.

Remove all piercings

Prepare the house and the room where you will be recovering, recliner is good, towles, you will drain a lot for 24-48 hours.

Arrange to have help for 24-48 hours. An adult should be with you. Move around the house, Take your medicines including the blood thinners when prescribed.

Get 2 doughnuts to sit on, so there is no pressure on the buttock where the fat graft is.

Have lots of gaterade and liquids after the surgery

Check with your surgeon and follow his/her instructions for before the surgery and after the surgery.


Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

Preparing for a Brazilian Butt Lift

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Preparing for a Brazilian butt lift is just like any other plastic surgery procedure.  You should be in good health and a stable weight.  Yes, during the procedure, liposuction is performed to "harvest" the fat.  The fat is then concentrated and injected into your buttocks.  

 

Good luck.

David Shafer, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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When considering the BBL you need to consult with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who has extensive experience with the procedure. He or she will then make the appropriate recommenmdation. If you are quite overweight you may asked to lose weight. If your blood tests show that you may iron deficiently anemic you will be asked to take iron pills beforehand. If you bruise easily you amy be advised to take Ornica. You ned to follow the advise of your surgeon.

 

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How to prepare for Brazilian Butt Lift......

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I have to agree 100% with Dr Soto! 
If your surgeon is experienced with this procedure, then this is a question for them.  They (and you)  are responsible for doing this safely and getting the best result for you that is possible.  This procedure is technically precise to obtain an excellent result.  Your surgeon should have specific instructions for you for both before as well as after surgery.  Talk with your surgeon.  That is part of what you are paying them for.
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Proper preparation for surgery is key to healing well, mazimizing your results and minimizing complications. First and foremost is not smoking. Smoking increases your risk of complications and decreases the take of the injected fat. As far as diet, a normal healthy diet with a multi vitamin and mineral supplement is sufficient. Be sure to disclose all your medications and supplements to your doctor and stop taking aspirin at least 10 days before surgery.

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Brazilian Butt Lift

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Congratulations!

Assuming you are in the hands of a responsible and experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with a lot of experience performing this procedure, you are about to significantly improve your shape.

With regard to preoperative (and for that matter, postoperative) advice, please understand that we do not all do things the same way, and plastic surgeons tend to be very particular about their patient's postoperative regimens. There is no doubt in my mind that your surgeon would be very sad and frustrated to know that you were asking questions that might affect your safety and outcome from anyone but his office. And considering that you and your surgeon are going to be the ones responsible for whatever outcome is achieved, it really isn't fair to them (or yourself) to ask these questions of anyone not involved in your care.

Please call your surgeon's office- they'll know what works best for their patients.

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