I just had a BBL on Monday 6/20. How long do I wear compression socks?

Also I feel good but very uncomfortable not being able to sit. Any ideas on how I can make myself more comfortable ??

Doctor Answers 3

Compression Socks post Brazilian Butt Lift

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Congratulations on completing your surgery.  I usually recommend my patients wear their compression socks until they are mobile.  So, if you are walking around a good amount, then you do not have to wear them.  I hope this helps. 

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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BBL - Compression Socks

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Compression socks? Ask your surgeon how long their protocol is to wearing compression socks. Compression garments are usually worn for 4-6 weeks, however check with your surgeon.

Sitting? What doctors suggest is being cautious about physical activity and avoiding working out the affected regions for at least two week period of time. Furthermore, extended periods of sitting on the buttock should be avoided. Many patients place a pillow or a boppy pillow underneath their buttocks to alleviate pressure.

Best of Luck on your reovery.

-Frederick G. Weniger, MD, FACS, MBA

BBL and compression socks

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First,  ask your doctor is a special pillow can be used so that you can sit. Most patients should be able to lie on their stomach.   I do not usually have my patients wear compression socks for any length of time.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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