What can I expect after a buttock augmentation with own fat?
When the boost has passed and you can go home it is very important that you take it easy. Normal exercise is fine, but try to avoid strenuous work for the first six weeks. This means that you cannot exercise intensively and cannot lift heavy objects during the recovery period. Also, try to sleep on your side or stomach. One day after the surgery, a member of the practice will contact you to ask how you’re feeling and if you have any questions. A check is immediately scheduled by the doctor.
After the surgery, the buttocks feel painful and you experience a pulling and pressing feeling. It is normal to experience painful bruises, swollen skin and a sore feeling. Often this will disappear automatically after two to six weeks. If you have any questions, you can always contact us.
The body must recover before there are changes. Within a week you have a reasonable view of the effect of the treatment. The final result can be seen after 1 year. In particular, tighter pulling of the skin requires some time. The new contours of the body are permanent. The fat that has been removed does not come back that easily. However, if you eat too much, the remaining fat cells become larger and you also become fatter again.
We recommend that anyone who carries out a surgery in our practice not to smoke prior to the treatment. Why are we doing this? A supply of oxygen-rich blood is very important in order to have a wound healed as nicely, quickly and properly as possible. The nicotine contained in cigarettes narrows the blood vessels, reducing blood flow to the wound. In addition, the smoke of tobacco contains carbon monoxide which causes the oxygen in the blood to be displaced. Finally, smoking also means that your condition is reduced and the immune system is weakened. All these factors ensure that complications in wound healing occur more often in smokers than in non-smokers. It is recommended to stop smoking at least four weeks before an operation and to keep it for up to two weeks after treatment.