Postoperative instructions after buttock augmentation

Postoperative instructions after buttock augmentation

Gluteal augmentation has a tedious after course and requires commitment from the patient. Because of the intra-muscular placement in the strongest muscle of your body, you will experience discomfort for at least 4-6 weeks.

Before your operation

  • We will provide you with the following items:
    • Painkllers: paracetamol-codeine, diclofenac, tramadol
    • Preventive Antibioticks: Amoxicilline 875 mg, 3 a day, starting the day after your operation, for 10 days

Day after surgery

A responsible, capable adult should accompany you during 24 hours after the procedure.

It is normal to experience tension and pain in the buttocks, or the upper legs. Do not make any forceful movements of the gluteal muscles. Try to avoid sitting on the implants! If necessary, seating preferably on a special chair, or a very soft cushion. When laying down, lay on the belly or the sides.

Recommendations:

  • Muscle stretching exercises—Gently stand on your toes five times per hour
  • Painkillers —The first 2-3 days will be the worst.
    • First line: Paracetamol–Codeine tablets: 1 to 2 every 4 hours, maximum 6 tablets a day
    • Second line: if still in pain: Diclofenac 50mg: one in the morning, one at noon and one in the evening
    • Third line: if still in pain: Tramadol 50mg: every 4 hours one, maximum 6 tablets a day
  • Bandage—You will have a compressive bandage the first 24 hours, or immediatly the panty, which is to be worn for 3 weeks.
  • Preventive antibiotics—To be taken for 10 days, 3 a day
  • Daily hot shower to relax the muscle for as long as necessary

Day 2

  • Muscle stretching exercises—Gently stand on your toes five times per hour
  • Painkillers—Painkillers as day 1
  • Bandage—Compressive bandage goes off, Keep the sterile plasters over the scars for 10 days, you are allowed to take hot showers (no bath!
  • Daily hot shower to relax the muscle for as long as necessary

Day3

  • Muscle stretching exercises—Gently stand on your toes five times per hour
  • Painkillers—Gradual transition to paracetamol without codeine, stop using Voltaren if pain permits
  • Daily hot shower to relax the muscle for as long as necessary
  • Gradually resume all activities that are not painful
  • Avoid forceful movements of the gluteal muscle, long walks
  • Rest sufficiently.

Day 4 and following:

  • Muscle stretching exercises—Stop stretching exercises
  • Painkillers—Gradually stop all painkillers
  • Daily hot shower to relax the muscle for as long as necessary

Day 10

  • Plasters—Remove plasters around the scar
  • Micropore tape—Replace the micropore tape over the scars to block them from widening
  • The sutures are resorbable.
  • Gently massage the buttocks and body with moisturizing cream, not the scar itself

Hereafter

  • Resumption of normal activity: after 6 weeks
  • Resumption of sports: after 8 weeks
  • Solarium? After six weeks, always use sunblock on the scar area
  • If possible, see your surgeon for a checkup after 10 days, six weeks, 6 months and every five years after.
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