I had a Brazilian Butt Lift (Fat Grafting) but now I want Butt implants. Is that safe?
Are Butt Implants Safe After Having Brazilian Butt Lift?
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Safety of Butt Implants after Brazillian Butt Lift
I have recently placed butt implants in a woman who previously underwent a Brazilian But Lift. Implants were needed as she did not have enough fat to place into the buttock. She did great and is very happy. That said if there is sufficient fat to re-graft, that would be my preference.
Butt Implants after Brazilian Butt Lift
Butt implants after a Brazilian Butt lift
Today, there are many good options for butt augmentation. A Brazilian Butt lift may be performed by performing liposuction throughout the abdomen and trunk and then collecting and cleaning this fat and then transplanting it into the buttock region. If enough fat is used, this can create a beautiful result. At this stage, you have several options. If you have enough fat in your torso, it is possible to repeat a Brazilian Butt lift and add volume to these areas. Keep in mind that when you whenever you transfer fat from one area by two another approximately 20% of this will melt away. The amount of fat that remains is dependent largely on how much is moved and the surgeon's experience and technique. You may consider using a different technique or surgeon to increase the volume and change the contour of your butt. However, it is possible to receive a butt implant if you wish or if you do not have sufficient fatty volume. Keep in mind that this is not a simple surgery so it is essential that you work only with a board-certified plastic surgeon with a great deal of experience in butt recontouring, Brazilian Butt lift, and Butt implant surgery.
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As long as you have completely recovered from your Brazilian Butt Lift, - I would wait between 6 months to a year, it is alright to perform a butt implant procedure. However, take note that a buttock implant surgery is more involved than fat transfer surgery and requires a lengthy recovery period. Patients must understand that following buttock implants they will not be able to sit down for at least 14 days and will not be able to resume most normal activities for a month. More rigorous activities will not be able to be enjoyed for about two months after the procedure.
Implant after Brazilian butt
Yes, fat transfer does not change the anatomy of the tissues and therefore does not preclude placement of an implant.
Butt Implants Safe After Having Brazilian Butt Lift?
Absolutely, having had fat transfer buttock augmentation (Brazilian Butt Lift) does not preclude you from have buttock implants now...RAS
Sure it is. I place the implants between the layers of the gluteus muscle, not under it, or above it.
Are Butt Implants safe after having Brazilian Butt Lift?
Were the fat grafts successful?
The reason I say this is that implants in general seem to have a lot more problems than fat grafting. I have just spent the last half hour in this forum answering questions from patients who have had problems with their implants.
I do a ton of butt augmentation and rarely use implants, because of all the problems I hear about.
If you want additional volume a second procedure can be done and the results are more natural. I have done second procedures on two patients, both of them slender patients who preserved their original gains, but encouraged buy their results gained more weight just so I could graft the additional fat. They are both ecstatic and I'm sure would be happy to share their experience.
There is a reason why most of the guys that do a lot of butt augmentations use almost exclusively fat grafting. The results are better with less risk.
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