Can I Have Brazilian Butt Lift After Silicon Butt Injections?

I had silicon injections early this year, wright away I got complications, where the silicon.was literally coming thru and leaking out my the areas where I had leakage of course I lost shape and it is indented . My butt is flater was bfore the injections. Could I hve fat injected reconstruct my buttock, what are other options. I have been to 2 plastic surgeons and was told that I can get a bbl. I had Lipo to remove in.June and it aggravated the silicon more

Doctor Answers 8

Buttock with silicone injections

Difficult to say for sure, it depends on where the silicone was injected.  If you just have a ball of silicone in your buttock, this might be visualized by CT scan, and then it can be removed, and reconstructed with fat grafts or silicone implants.  If the silicone is everywhere, then it is very difficult to remove the silicone, and I would not advise fat transfer.

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Silicone Injections and Brazilian Buttlift

     I see two or three patients a week who have had injections of something into their buttocks.  Many times they are unsure of the product.   Silicone may pose an unnecessary risk to fat transfer in this situation.  In the past, I have cut these areas out and then fat grafted in the future.  If the silicone has been injected in the distant past without difficulty, then fat transfer may be appropriate.  However, the patient should understand that there is probably an increased risk of problems following the surgery.

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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After silicone injections into the buttocks followed by complications can I have the BBL?

It is unfortunate that you had silicone injecions performed on your buttocks. The results of that procedure can lead to lifetime problems. I have often been interviewed by the media warning patients against having this procedure. At this point I believe you should not undrgo the BBL because this can lead to further complications which can further aggravate the status of your buttocks.

George Lefkovits, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
3.8 out of 5 stars 46 reviews

Difficult situation to correct


Thank you for the question.  I have had one patient who had silicone injection performed by somone else.  I performed a buttock lift and fat injections on her.  No complications from the fat rafting and a small wound healing area from the buttock lift.  All in all we avoided serious complications but they are certainly possible given the circumstances.  I would wait an appropriate amount of time until you no longer see changes in your buttocks before you entertain the idea of a brazilian buttock lift.

All the best,

Dr Remus Repta

Remus Repta, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 162 reviews

Can I Have Brazilian Butt Lift After Silicon Butt Injections

Thank you for your question and photo. I would not recommend injecting fat where there has been another substance injected. This will lead to a higher risk of a complication occurring.  Consider liposuction of the lower back, hips and outer thigh to help improve your silhouette. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon.

Jeff Angobaldo, MD
Dallas Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 104 reviews

After buttock silicone?

Unfortunately, the silicone in your buttock will be a potential problem even if some has been partially removed. Any procedure now will be riskier and under the situation you described I would expect to have some complications after surgery - if you decide to proceed. Seek and experienced PS in BBL. Best wishes, Dr. Aldo.

Aldo Guerra, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 201 reviews

You should not have a BBL

I think you may be a poor candidate for a BBL. SIlicone injections can cause a lifetime of problems and doing a BBL this soon may make things worse.

Matthew Schulman, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 324 reviews

No no no no no

Leave your rear end alone. You are only looking for trouble. You still have silicone in your butt which will torture you for the rest of your life.putting in silicone was a bad move.

William B. Rosenblatt, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

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