I'm 22, 5'7" and weigh 140.
I Want Butt Implants, would Weight Be a Issue For Me?
Doctor Answers 5
Brazilian Butt Lift May Be Suitable
I agree that fat grafting may be a better choice for you. A photo would be helpful to better advise you.
Buttock implants work well in a minority of patients because the implants, though soft, press on critical parts during sitting, bike or horseback riding, etc.
Implants should only be used in patients who:
1) have a full and complete understanding of the risks;
2) have favorable anatomy;
3) are not candidates for less risky procedures such as fat grafting.
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Fat Grafting may be better for you than implants.
It is important to have a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon to make this determination. Although some patients are candidates for implants, I feel that when a person is a candidate for fat augmentation (Brazillian Butt Lift), they tend to get a better, permanent result. Remember that fat is permanent and implants may not last a lifetime. Also, you get the benefit of body shaping through a fat grafting procedure.
Buttock Implants Los Angeles
Hello and thank you for the question.
You need to elaborate more as to what you mean by weight being an issue. Additionally, providing photographs would be helpful.
Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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