Brazilian Butt Lift (Butt Augmentation with Implants)
What is Butt Augmentation with Implants or Brazilian Butt Lift?
Ideally, the buttock should project as far back as the plane of the upper back projection. Another guide is the breast projection. The buttock should project as far back as the breast projects forward. Another reason to seek a buttock augmentation is to improve the roundness or fullness of the buttock. A shapely buttock is a sign of youthfulness and fitness.
You may be born with a small buttock, or your buttock may have lost its fullness when you lost weight after pregnancy, dieting or bariatric surgery. Buttock augmentation is the answer to these problems.
Let’s know more about Butt Augmentation and it’s techniques from Dr. Ashish Davalbhakta
The Brazilians have recognized this and popularised buttock augmentation to improve the body proportion.
The Brazilian butt technique involves insertion of a silicone implant. Silicone implants are made of an absolutely inert material that is inserted under the fascia of the buttock region through a midline gluteal cleft incision, that is not visible. Fat grafting involves aspiration of fat from your body, processing it and then injecting it into buttocks.
The buttock augmentation surgeons at Advanced Aesthetics are skilled and experienced and can provide you with a well-sculpted rump.
Which technique is most suitable for me?
If you have abundant body fat and are willing to accept the uncertainty of the amount of volume added, fat grafting is a safe and natural option. If you have no reservations about the insertion of an implant, then silicone buttock implants give definite significant and constant improvement in one shot.
What are the limitations of Buttock Augmentation with silicone implants?
Like any augmentation, there are perioperative risks, like hematoma, seroma, delayed wound healing, infection, displacement or malposition of implants. These risks can be treated if they occur. Only if the infection is severe and not controlled by antibiotics, would the implant have to be removed till the infection is under control. Capsular contracture is the only long-term risk in 5-10% of individuals.
Do I need to change my lifestyle after these procedures?
No you do not need to change your lifestyle, however, it would be prudent to be careful.
What changes might make it necessary to change the implants?
As you grow older, your tissues change. They sag or become thinner. The implants stay the same. To compensate for your bodily changes, you may want to go for bigger implants. There may be advances in the implant technology, due to which you may want to change the implants.
How is the size of the implant calculated?
The size of the implant is calculated based on your pelvis size. Only a proportionate implant can be inserted. The augmentation will be significant, and in some cases, extravagantly impressive.
When can I start exercising?
You can start exercising after six weeks in both procedures. You would be advised to wear a compression garment during those six weeks.
What is the life of buttock implants? Do I need to change them?
The implants are warrantied for life against any manufacturing defect. Usually, they don’t need to be removed or replaced if they are not causing any problems.
Where do I begin?
A consultation with our buttock augmentation surgeons at Advanced Aesthetics is the first step to learn how surgery can improve the appearance of your rump. This consultation will fully educate you in a non-pressured environment and will include a discussion of your goals, options available for buttock augmentation surgery, likely outcomes, potential risks and complications.
Is there any Buttock Augmentation technique without implants?
For those seeking buttock augmentation, there are two options, either silicone implants or fat grafting. Fat grafting involves aspiration of fat from your body, processing it and then injecting it into buttocks.
Along with small buttocks, if you feel you have small breasts and increasing its size would improve your confidence and the way you look, we offer the option of scarless breast augmentation as well.
Traditionally breast and buttocks have been augmented with the insertion of silicone implants. This would leave a scar of the incision. If you wish to get breast or buttocks treatment without a scar, you have the option of injecting fat. Fat is the largest source of adult stem cells. After processing, it can be injected and it gives reasonable enhancement. Half of what is injected can get absorbed and hence disappear. What is left behind is lasting. You also have the additional benefit of having fat suctioned from the area that is excess.
Who should have scarless Breast or Buttock Augmentation?
Anyone who has a small size breast or buttock, without too much sagging can have scarless breast and buttock treatment with fat grafting. If there is a lot of sagging, the sagging would have to be corrected. This would involve a scar.
Are there any limitations of Fat Grafting?
Up to 50% of fat that is injected can get absorbed and disappear. Hence, in anticipation more is injected. If not enough is left behind, another session of fat grafting can be done.
What should I expect after the surgery?
The fat that survives causes a rejuvenation effect to the skin. The tissues look fresh and youthful. The post op outcome is very similar to liposuction. The area that is fat grafted could be quite swollen and bruised for a few weeks. There could be some hardness or firmness in the area till the fat is assimilated in that area. Around half of what is injected could disappear. What ever is left behind is lasting.
Will I feel unnatural?
No, you will feel quite natural. There is nothing unnatural.
What can be done if not enough fat is left behind?
You can have further fat grafting in a few months time.
What is involved in the procedure?
Under a general, regional or local anesthesia. Fat is suctioned in the standard way. The fat is processed and injected in to the breast or buttock. The injection is done in multiple planes to improve the uptake of the fat. The injection ports are closed with single stitches. A compression garment is put on to limit the amount of swelling. It has to be worn for one and half of month.
What are the risks of fat grafting?
The risks of fat grafting are few. If fat does not survive, it may become hard. The hard lump may be palpable for some time, till our body clears it away. If you put on weight, the grafted fat may grow more. If you lose weight, your buttock augmentation may lose some of its prominence.
How many breast cup sizes will I go up after Fat Grafting?
Usually you can go up by about one cup size. If you wish to go up more than one cup size, then you should either seek Brava system or have more than one fat grafting.
What will happen if I put on weight after scarless Breast and Buttock Augmentation?
If you put on weight, then you are likely to grow in size in the fat grafted area as well and likewise if you lose weight.
Before and Afters Results
* Disclaimer: Results May Differ From Person to Person. No individual result should be seen as typical
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