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Round vs Oval Buttock Implants

When fat injections are not an option for buttock augmentation, or have not been successful, implants are the sole remaining treatment option. When choosing buttock implants there are three fundamental decisions a patient has to make, implant size, implant shape (style) and tissue pocket location. While pocket location and implant size have a somewhat fixed Read More…

The Intramuscular Pocket for Buttock Implants

  Buttock implants are the alternative procedure to the Brazilian Butt Lift. (buttock augmentation by fat injections) When one doesn’t have enough fat for injection or has ‘failed’ a fat injection procedure, implants are the remaining option for buttock augmentation. Once having a more checkered clinical history with a high rate of complications, buttock implants Read More…

Management Principles in Secondary Buttock Implant Surgery

  Buttock augmentation continues to grow in popularity and is done most frequently by fat injections. (Brazilian butt lift) But not everyone has enough fat to harvest for a successful autologous buttock augmentation and not every fat-injected buttock ends up with the patient’s desired volume. As a result, the use of buttock implants has also Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Ultimate Buttock Makeover

  Aesthetic buttock surgery has evolved over the past four decades into a  wide variety of reshaping procedures available today. Historically only excisional procedures for removing excess tissue at the top or bottom of the buttocks existed. Implants became available in the 1990s but they remained used in the U.S by only a handful of Read More…

OR Snapshots – Intramuscular Buttock Implants

  Implants are the treatment option for buttock augmentation when either fat grafting has failed or there are insufficient fat donor sites to adequately do the procedure. Even though buttock implants offer an assured volume, fat grafting should be considered first if there us adequate fat to harvest. Very similar to breast implants, buttock implants Read More…

Techniques for Improved Safety in Fat Injection Buttock Augmentation

  Buttock augmentation by injection fat grafting, known by the urban term of Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL, has been the fastest growing body contouring procedure in the past decade. Because it is ‘fat recycling’ procedure offers the dual benefit of reduction of undesired body contours by the liposuction harvest and the increase in buttock Read More…

Case Study – Custom Buttock Implant Replacements

  Background: Buttock augmentation is most commonly and appropriately done by fat transfer. (BBL) But not every buttock augmentation patient has the needed amount of fat to do a successful procedure nor does fat always survive in a predictable manner. For the thin patient with little fat, buttock implants are the only alternative treatment option. Read More…

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