Buttock augmentation changes the shape of the buttocks, making them into a more desirable shape and firmness. This procedure might use fat tissue obtained through liposuction on other areas of the body or use soft implants that are then inserted at the base of the patient’s spine.
Also Known As:
- Buttock implant
- Butt implant
Conditions Treated with Buttock Augmentation:
Buttock augmentation is used to treat buttocks that are undefined.
A non-surgical alternative to buttock augmentation is the practice of weight lifting in order to add definition to the buttocks. There is no comparable surgical alternative to buttock augmentation.
Anesthesia with Buttock Augmentation:
Buttock augmentation is typically performed using local anesthesia or sedation. In some cases, general anesthesia is used.
Potential Complications from Buttock Augmentation:
The risks of buttock augmentation can include bleeding, infection, nerve damage and a negative reaction to the anesthesia that is used. It is also possible for patients to experience bruising, scarring, soreness and swelling following the procedure. If implants are used in the procedure, it is possible for one or both of them to become displaced.
Recovery from Buttock Augmentation:
The total recovery time for buttock augmentation is four to six weeks.