What can I expect on the day of my
Your buttock augmentation surgery may be
performed in an accredited hospital, a free-standing ambulatory facility, or an office-based surgical
suite. Most buttock augmentation procedures take at least two to three hours to complete
but may take longer.
are administered for your comfort during the surgical procedure.
anesthesia is commonly used during your buttock augmentation procedure,
although local anesthesia or intravenous sedation may be desirable in some
your safety during the surgery, various monitors will be used to check
your heart, blood pressure, pulse, and the amount of oxygen circulating in
surgeon will follow the surgical plan discussed with you before surgery.
your procedure is completed, you will be taken into a recovery area, where
you will continue to be closely monitored. You will have drains in place.
After fat transfer, you will have a compression garment over the
liposuction areas and over your buttocks. After implant surgery, you will
be placed in a surgical dressing that includes a support or compression
garment over your buttocks.
- You will probably be permitted to go home after
a short observation period unless you and your plastic surgeon have made
other plans for your immediate postoperative recovery.