There is need for initial consultation and detailed explanation of the procedure before the procedure is done. After your consultation you are free to book two extra consultation to discuss again or clarify information given to you. Any other consultation aside this will attract a fee. If you are taking unprescribed or prescribed drugs do tell your doctors about these during consultation. If you have any concern about the procedure please be willing to talk to us about it
When you are ready for the procedure, you will be given a bill. Kindly note that you will only be scheduled for your procedure after payment is confirmed. After payment is made, you will be scheduled for blood test to certify you fit. In some cases you will need to do more test if you have other medical health issues. Adults above 40 years are mandated to do their chest X-ray and Echocardiography to rule out heart or chest problem. This is however not diagnosis exclusive. You might be asked to undergo other investigations based on our Doctor’s evaluation of you. Please also be willing to volunteer any information that will help us through your procedures. Please also note that money transferred to our account for any procedure is non-refundable but can be transferred for other services.
The anaesthesiologist will ask you some questions for your safety before the procedure. There will be intravenous line or lines set on your upper limb or lower limb to allow for drug administration. In some cases we use central lines if the peripheral veins can’t be seen. You will be fully covered throughout the procedure time to protect your privacy.
1. There is need for initial consultation and detailed explanation of the procedure before it is done. 2. Prior to your procedure, your blood will be taken for laboratory investigation to ascertain you fit to have the procedure. 3. If you have any other medical illness, we might have to invite a specialist to review, so please inform us. 4. You are required to fast from 12midnight on the day before your surgery before you come in. If there is any change you will be clearly informed. If you are however not clear please ask from any of our doctors 5. You or any other adult related to you will be mandated to sign an informed consent form prior to the surgery. 6. You might also be required to donate some pints of blood before the procedure; however, we have successfully done a lot without blood transfusion. 7. Before the procedure special marking are done on your body to identify specific areas of the body to be worked on. Markings are made on the abdomen to also guide the surgeon intra-operatively. 8. The procedure is usually done under general anaesthesia, in which case the client is put to sleep while the consultant anaesthetist controls the patient’s breathing while monitoring the vital signs with the aid of a special device. 9. This procedure involves a little bit of liposuction and repositioning of the umbilicus. Liposuction of the sides or other areas of the body can be done simultaneously. 10. If you have any prescribed drug to use on the day of your procedure (e.g drugs for hypertension or diabetics), kindly inform you doctor to guide you on how to use it or what method is best to use them 11. We usually take a before and after picture for both medical and legal reasons and in some cases, we can use or post some of these pictures to create awareness about the procedure. Be assured that your face will not be shown in any of these pictures. In some cases we do live videos to encourage others and the community as a whole on some of these procedures. Be rest assure that during any of these processes, you would be covered to protect your privacy. We respect you and your opinion about how your body should be handled during the procedure or procedures. 12. However, if you are not comfortable, please be kind enough to tell us before your procedure. 13. In the theatre, you will notice new faces; these are the support team for your procedure. 14. You would also be mandated to sign informed consent for the procedure under which if not signed we cannot proceed with your procedure. It can also be signed by any adult apart from you. 15. We will also want to assume that you are not pregnant before the procedure as we can’t guarantee from laboratory test even if the result shows that you are not pregnant. We have seen both falsely positive and falsely negative test results on few occasions. 16. We also advice that you come with an adult for your procedure to help you out in case you need a family support before or after your procedure. 17. If you do smoke you need to stop at least 21 days before your procedure. Smoking increase your bleeding tendency and prolong your healing time. It also increase your tendency of having complications. 18. You will be cleaned in theater before your procedure. 19. This procedure involves a surgical team so you will be seeing new faces when you get into the theatre.
You might also feel some irritation in your throat after the procedure because of the endotrachial tube that was passed to help you breathe during the procedure under general anesthesia. You will be mandated to stay in the Aftercare Recovery Home or hospital for 3-5days after which you will be discharged home. After discharge, if you have any medical concerns don’t hesitate to call to the hospital. Follow-up visits are on day 4 and 14 post-op. You will be given medications to help with the pain and healing. You will have a scar after the procedure spanning across both ends of the lower abdomen (a little longer than a CS scar). The scar can become hyperpigmented after healing but would gradually fade leaving a fine long scar on the upper border of the pubic region. NB: If you are keloid or hypertrophic scar former, there is a tendency to form along the scar line. You might also notice redness or black patches under the skin after the procedure because of bleeding under the skin, which will gradually fade. The colored patch might take weeks to months to clear. We take a before and after picture for medical and legal reasons and in some cases we post on social media to create awareness for what we do, but be rest assured that your face or any special markings on your body will be covered. However, if you are not comfortable with this please tell us before the procedure. PLEASE NOTE that In Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL), there might be some reduction in the initial result because of inflammation (swelling) and some fat loss. 1. You might also experience itching during the healing process. It is one of the body response to healing and in some cases you might need to call in for us to give you drugs to help with itching.
a) You would need to buy a pressure garment which would be applied to the area worked on to compress the skin. This is to reduce pain and avoid blood or water from accumulating under your skin after the procedure. b) We are also going to provide you with some drugs during your recovery period to help with pain and to prevent any form of infection. Please take your drugs as specified. If you are not clear about this please call the attention of any of our doctors. c) You are only allowed to stay in the hospital for few hours after your procedure after which you will be transferred to the RECOVERY HOME. Subsequent stay will attract hospital charges for both drugs and admission.
Complications that can arise from this procedure include: Pain, Skin necrosis, Itching, Swelling, Infection, Bleeding under the skin, Anaesthesia or numbness, Bruising, Skin sagging, Fibrosis (usually under the skin), Keloid, Hypertrophic scars, Hyperpigmentation, Fat loss, Skin exfoliation, and Skin irregularities. Be rest assured this is a relatively safe procedure. We love you, we care about your safety, we care about your health and outcome of your surgery
We strongly advice that you do a proper planning for your procedure before decision is made on any specific date. We can understand sometimes it might not be convenient when the change has to be made but we are schedule clinic and any change is at a cost to the hospital and our organization structure. As a result, following your decision to change or cancel your procedure the clinic will debit against your balance an inconvenience cost of three hundred thousand naira(N300,000). For a change in date, the blood test will be this will cost seventy thousand naira only.