Is Recovery Different For Brazilian Butt Lift With Implants VS Fat Grafting?

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How Is Recovery Different For A Brazilian Butt Lift With Implants VS Fat Grafting?

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New York and New Jersey Butt augmentation procedures have recently become incredibly popular because many women are unhappy with the size and shape of their buttocks due to genetics, aging, weight gain or weight loss, and now as a result of advancements in technology, they can now achieve a subtle enhancement or a dramatic change to your derriere by undergoing a butt augmentation surgery such as a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) or buttock implants. When deciding between the two procedures, it is important to be aware of what is involved with the recovery after butt implants versus fat grafting.

Recovering From A Brazilian Butt Lift

A Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is a butt enhancement procedure that utilizes fat from your own body to enhance the size and shape of your buttocks. Fat is first removed carefully from targeted donor sites, typically in the abdomen, hips and thighs through tiny incisions, using liposuction. It is then purified in a handheld centrifuge and injected into the buttocks to create the desired size and contour. Dr. Gartner uses a layering micro-droplet technique to make certain that the results are smooth, round, and even.

Although this is a surgical procedure, it is less invasive than the use of butt implants because it utilizes your own fat for the enhancement. As a result, there is no risk that your body will reject the natural material and the recovery time is typically faster. In most instances, patients can resume work within one week and gradually reintroduce other activities within three weeks.

As your body heals, it is important to avoid sitting for prolonged periods in the initial weeks. Dr. Gartner will provide detailed instructions to ensure that you see optimal results. weeks. It is also necessary to avoid sleeping on your back as this may harm the newly injected fat. Because BBL is a two-part procedure, patients will also experience soreness in the donor sites, where liposuction was performed. Any pain experienced can be managed with the medication prescribed.

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Recovering From Butt Implants

A butt augmentation in New York using butt implants, requires the plastic surgeon to make an incision in the buttocks and lift the gluteus maximus to create a pocket in which to place the implant. The silicone implants are then inserted and positioned before the incision is sutured closed.

Following this more invasive butt augmentation procedure, it can take up to four weeks to recover and in some cases the recovery is more painful however results are predictable and stable. It is necessary to wear a support garment for the first two to three weeks in order to aid your recovery and provide support to the augmented buttocks. It may take up to three months for residual swelling to subside as the implants gradually settle into their position. As with a BBL, it is necessary to avoid sitting for at least two weeks and to use a cushion to sit when necessary.

To learn more about butt augmentations including which procedure is best for you, we welcome you to contact our clinic to schedule a consultation with Dr. Gartner, a leading butt augmentation surgeon in the New York/New Jersey area.

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