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Could There Be Any Issue During Airport Screening?

Apologies if this seems like a strange question, but I will be traveling quite extensively after my procedure/ recovery, and need to consider any issues that may arise. Given butt implants are a solid material, is there any potential that these could create an anomaly during a body scan at the airport? Would it be prudent to carry a letter from the ps once implants are placed, should questions arise? Thank you.

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Buttock implants and airport screening

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Solid silicone implants used in buttock augmentation do not show up on airport screenings. Please check with your board certified plastic surgeon prior to traveling regarding restrictions after surgery. 


New York Plastic Surgeon
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No problem at all

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hi. theres no problem in airports with butt implants. you should ask your PS to write you a letter for any questioning. butt implants dont have any metal or similiar materials.  enjoy your flight!

Juan Pablo Cervantes, MD
Mexico Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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