After a butt lift or augmentation, you can expect immediately noticeable results, however, it may take up to 6 months to see the full result. Scars can take up to 2 years to fade and some may remain. The results are long-lasting as long as you remain a stable weight and maintain your fitness level. Aging will affect firmness in time. Drains will be required for 1 to 3 days.

If you had a fat transfer, you may have to wait up to 4 months to see the final results. Because some fat will be reabsorbed by your body.

Occasionally extra surgery is required.

Avoid sitting for long periods for at least 3 weeks so as not to damage the fat or implants. When you do sit, use a cushion behind your legs to help to raise the buttocks and take pressure off the fat grafts or implants.

Sleep on your side or face down, avoid squatting or stretching your buttock muscles, and be careful when bending over. You should wait about six to eight weeks before returning to your regular exercise routine and then do so gradually.

There will be swelling, bruising, and discomfort which is normal and will be controlled with prescribed pain medication. This should subside in 2-3 weeks. ┬áRecovery will take up to 2 weeks but avoid strenuous activities for 6 – 8 weeks.