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Comparison of 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 Implications of 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 have Read More…

The Anatomy of the Intramuscular Pocket for Buttock Implants

Buttock implants are the alternative to fat grafting for buttock augmentation. Their placement is a choice between putting the implant on top of the muscle or inside the gluteus maximus muscle. Because it is an easier tissue plane to develop and a more direct approach to implant placement, on top of the muscle or subfascial 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 grown Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Ultimate Buttock Reshaping 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 patients. Read More…

OR Snapshots – Intramuscular Placement of 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 have Read More…

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