I had hydrogel injected to.my buttocks a year ago,.after about 3 months I noticed it was dissolving and now its no longer noticable, I believe its been absorbed and want fat transfer is this possible
Can I Have Fat Augmentation to Buttocks a Year After Hydrogel Injection?
Doctor Answers (1)
Fat Augmentation to Buttocks a Year After "Hydrogel" Injection?
Hydrogel is NOT FDA approved and its injection is illegal in the US. Whoever injected you broke Federal law AND most likely did not even use "Hydrogel".
Now that that substance is (hopefully) gone and you squeezed by without harm I would take a real deep breath before getting your rear end injected with anything. Please see a REPUTABLE board certified Plastic surgeon and have him advise you on the SAFEST way to proceed. It may require a bit of waiting, but in general fat transfer is a safe and largely permanent condition.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
You might also like...
Ask a Doctor
Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.