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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by girlygirlynyc in NYC
The benifits and long term satisfaction of a Brazilian Butt Lift outweight those of the implant. All buttock implants are palpable and typically become more palpable over time. The fat from a Brazilian lift will remain soft. Donor site volume is typically the only issue with the fat injection so some patients opt for the implant understanding the drawbacks.
Hey Girlygirly There really is no debate. Buttocks implants are always very easy to feel, both to yourself as well as to your partner because it is a relatively firm implant that we use so that it can withstand the weight of your body sitting or laying on it. The Brazilian Buttocks Lift on the other hand uses your own fat, which is what normally makes up the majority of your buttocks volume. Therefore, it is 100% natural feeling. As far as which procedure is better? If you have the fat to...
My personal preference in to use your own fat to augment the buttocks-- I think it's safer, a more durable result with less risk of infection, and a more natural look and feel. In addition, at the same time we can remove the excess fat from where you don't want it (hips, waist, inner and outer thighs) to create an even more dramatic result. Even though the reported risk of infection after butt implants in on the low side, I've always been surprised that it is not higher given the...