Great question! In theory for a lifetime. Gluteal implants should be considered permanent implants and won't break down. I do like to share with my patients of course that we don't know what he future holds and it may very well be possible that someday there goals may change and they want bigger or smaller implants, or just the newest technology, so be prepared for another surgery and perhaps that will never come.
The demand and popularity for buttock enhancement procedures in my practice is extremely common. It’s allowed me to perfect my technique over the years so that I produce safe, reliable and long-lasting results that will age well with my patients whether it’s using fat only, gummy bear butt implants only, or both. In the end, it’s important to choose whatever means necessary to achieve your desired goals for size, but more importantly shape!
My patients generally seek to have a perky or curvaceous butt that is shapely, whether they are full-figured and voluptuous or shredded fitness types, and everything in the middle. If you were gifted with a flat or shapeless butt or acquired it over the years, consider a consultation with a plastic surgeon who does all 3 major types of enhancements to understand all your options. Generally speaking, smaller frames with limited excess fat can utilize a combination approach nicely with gummy bear butt implants and fat grafting for an improved silhouette.
It’s important to understand that the terms relating to buttock enhancement are not as important as what your specifically tailored plan entails. Often the words Buttock Augmentation, Butt Lift, Brazilian Butt Lift, Buttock Fat Grafting, Buttock Reshaping and so on are used interchangeably. Get a consultation so that you can best understand what will help you achieve a sexier you. Good Luck!