Description

Butt implants, or buttock implants, are intended for men and women who would like more curves and/or a well-balanced physique. This can improve an individual’s buttock contour by creating a fuller shape. Made out of solid or semi-solid silicone, butt implants have a soft, natural feeling similar to a well-toned muscle.

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Length

About 2 hours.

Side Effects

Pain, soreness, numbness, minimal swelling and bruising for first few days.

Recovery

Back to work: 5 to 7 days. Normal activities: about 1 week. More physical activities: about 1 month.

Risks

Infection, bleeding, nerve and/or muscle damage, slippage, and asymmetry.

Results

Permanent (butt implants using patient’s own fat may need to be repeated periodically.)

Technology

Typically, a doctor will make an incision where the cheek meets the back of the thigh, or down the crease between both cheeks. Although the incision is usually made in the buttock crease, because scars are not noticeable here (despite this area carrying a high infection risk). He or she will then create a pocket large enough to fit the butt implants, which can be placed underneath the gluteus maximus muscle, or on top of the muscle. Liposuction is occasionally performed in conjunction with buttocks augmentation, in order to enhance the shape of the buttocks.

Patient Status

Inpatient -
Outpatient -

Anesthesia

General

 

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