Buttock augmentation is a surgical procedure that enhances your lower back area, by increasing the fullness and roundness of your buttock. People who have too small, square, flat, or loose buttocks can consider for buttock augmentation. Having buttock augmentation gives, your body a balanced shape and makes, you look more attractive. There are two ways to perform buttock augmentation: implants and fat transfer.
Buttock Augmentation Procedure
- A cut is, made on both the sides of the buttock and at the bottom of the gluteal area, to make the path for implants.
- A synthetic implant made of silicone is, inserted in either side of the buttock. Cuts are, closed with stitches and surgical bandage is, applied to close the skin.
Before Buttock Augmentation
- The patient is, given general anaesthesia to substitute the pain. Incisions are, made to create a pocket.
- Excess fat is drained using liposuction, and is, inserted into the pockets to make the buttocks look fuller.
A few days prior to surgery, cosmetic surgeon
may ask you to stop smoking, avoid taking antibiotics and other inflammatory drugs, and get a blood test.
Buttock Augmentation Results
The patients can see the outcome of buttock augmentation surgery
right away. Over a period, swelling and bruises will fade and wounds will heal. However, satisfaction from the surgery depends upon your aesthetic goals.
Buttock Augmentation results are visible immediately, but it may take a year to see results of surgery done through grafting technique. By maintaining a healthy lifestyle and doing regular exercise
can help in maintaining long lasting results.
Buttock Augmentation Risks
The risk and complications of buttock augmentation depends upon the type of procedure performed.
Grafting procedure risks
Implant procedure risk
- Excessive bleeding
- Blood clots
- Risk of anaesthesia
- Uneven buttock
Buttock Augmentation Recovery
- Implant movement or slippage
- Damaged nerve
- The recovery period of buttock augmentation is slightly longer than other cosmetic surgeries. A patient is, restrained from normal physical activities like walking, running, and even standing.
- Any type of pressure is, avoided on buttocks patient is, advised to stay in bed for a few days.
- Soreness in buttock muscles and pain on moving is normal due to stitches. A doctor may give an antibiotic to reduce the pain and inflammation.
- It may take one to two months to be fully recovered from buttock augmentation surgery.