Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery

Evansville, Henderson, Indiana

Brazilian butt lift surgery has become increasingly popular in the last few years. This procedure involves augmenting the gluteal area of your lower back. The additional fat needed to augment the shape of your buttocks actually comes from fat in other areas of your body. Typically, this fat comes from the stomach, hips, and thighs.

Recovery is a huge part of the Brazilian butt lift surgery. During your recovery, you may experience some bruising and some swelling in the areas that fat was taken from. Also, there may be some pain involved in those areas that fat was taken from, and also the gluteal area that was augmented.

Here are a few tips to help you recover from your Brazilian butt lift surgery.


Typically, your compression garments are provided by your surgeon. These garments will be placed in the area where the actual procedure was performed. You should wear these compression garments for up to two months to ensure maximum healing. Not only will this increase proper healing, but it will also cut down on general discomfort caused by swelling.

A good compression garment will allow space for your buttocks. The area should not be compressed by these garments after surgery.

No Pressure on the Buttocks

As much as possible, make sure to refrain from putting any pressure on your gluteal area. Typically, the recommended time to wait is about two months.

While sleeping, it is recommended you sleep on your side or on your stomach. If you do end up sitting down, then place a very soft pillow underneath you. The pillows should be positioned under your legs rather than directly under your buttocks.

The reason for putting minimal pressure on your stomach is to ensure blood flow through your buttocks. Blood flow keeps the fat cells that were transferred to your gluteal area as healthy as possible.

Post Surgery Activities

You should try your best to keep activity to a minimum. Activities such as running, rough play, or sports should be avoided. Any type of activity that may cause sudden pressure or impact to your rear end should be avoided.

However, after your first four weeks, light walks can be introduced. Also, light swimming can be resumed. After your sixth week, you should be able to engage in light sports that do not have a high impact activity.

Every patient will be different, therefore every recovery time will look different as well. That being said, you may still want to stick to a strict recovery process so that your surgery results have the highest chance of success.

Schedule a Consultation

Brazilian butt lift surgery can be a wonderful and effective way to augment your gluteal area. The rise in popularity over the last few years marks it as a great alternative to other forms of butt augmentation.

You can schedule your Brazilian butt lift surgery consultation with Zieg Plastic Surgery Center and Lipo Spa today! The process is fast and easy, and your unique needs can be met to give you the confidence you deserve.