Buttock augmentation procedures are increasing in popularity, and this includes butt implants. With celebrity influences like Kim Kardashian, many are seeking a more lifted and rounded buttock shape. While exercise can create some change, many people are not satisfied with these results alone. For these patients, Dr. Ourian provides the best butt implants Beverly Hills clients are able to obtain.
Butt implants are medical devices placed in the buttocks to add volume, increase the size, and enhance the shape of the buttocks. Our buttock enhancement procedure uses silicone implants to augment the buttocks.
At A Glance
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Surgery Length: 2 Hours
Recovery Time: 1 Week
Candidates for butt implants in Beverly Hills are patients who are interested in augmenting the buttocks through a Brazilian butt lift (BBL) but lack adequate fat in other areas to achieve their goal results. The procedure is suitable for patients who feel that the natural shape of their buttocks is too flat or not round enough. Butt implants are also a suitable procedure for patients who have lost volume in their buttocks after losing weight. Finally, the procedure can help to create a more proportionate shape and more overall balanced figure.
Before pursuing buttock implants, you should be healthy overall. It is best that you are a nonsmoker. Dr. Ourian will evaluate your health, examine your buttocks, and review your goals for the procedure during a consultation to determine whether you are a good candidate for butt implants.
The buttock implant procedure is Our Los Angeles butt implants procedure is performed under general anesthesia. First, an incision is made near the crease between the buttocks. Then, Dr. Ourian will place a silicone implant either in the muscle or above the muscle on each side of the buttocks. When this step is complete, the incisions are closed using sutures.
Before your procedure, you will choose between two major types of buttock implants: round and oval. Round implants are generally preferred, as they can prevent the buttocks from looking too narrow. In addition, there is some risk of oval implants rotating and looking unnatural after the procedure.
However, some patients prefer the appearance of oval implants. In addition, you will choose the size implants you will receive. Butt implants range in size from just over 100 cc to over 700 cc. The correct size for you depends on your goals, your proportions, and your skin elasticity, among other factors. Dr. Ourian will make recommendations regarding both the shape and size of your butt implants and help you choose the best option for your surgery.
After your Beverly Hills butt implant surgery, you should have a trusted friend or family member drive you home, as you will receive general anesthesia during the procedure. Swelling, mild bruising, and some discomfort can be expected immediately after the procedure. Dr. Ourian may advise you to wear a compression garment to minimize swelling.
Most patients will require about one week of recovery before they are ready to return to work or their normal routine. You should also avoid exercise or other strenuous activity for up to six weeks following the procedure. Dr. Ourian will give you more detailed instructions for your recovery and monitor your healing during follow-up appointments.
While butt implants are sometimes used for patients who are not candidates for a Brazilian butt lift, the procedure is also combined with BBL in some cases. This allows Dr. Ourian to inject a layer of fat above the implant for a more realistic feeling buttock.
In other cases, a patient may wish to have liposuction alone to remove fat from areas like the abdomen, flanks, hips, or back without transferring fat to the buttocks. Liposuction manually removes fat through very small incisions through which a cannula is inserted.
Buttock implants could also be paired with a breast augmentation so that the patient can achieve or maintain an overall balanced appearance. A breast augmentation uses saline or silicone implants to increase the volume and size of the breasts and enhance their shape.
The final cost of your buttock implant procedure will vary depending on the type of implant used, the geographic location where your surgery was performed, and other factors. Dr. Ourian’s patient concierge will be able to give you more specific cost estimate for your buttock implant procedure after a thorough consultation.
Frequently asked questions
- Are buttock implants likely to move after my surgery?
- While it’s possible for buttock implants to move or rotate after surgery, this is rare. Placing the implant within the muscle decreases the risk of it rotating over time.
- Are buttock implants safe?
- Buttock implant procedures have a high success rate and are generally considered safe. There are some risks, such as infection or malrotation, but these are rare.
- Do buttock implants always make a dramatic change?
- If you only wish to make a subtle change to the appearance of your buttocks, this can be achieved with buttock implants. Buttock implants are available in a variety of sizes, and can be used in petite patients who want to maintain a proportionate look. Dr. Ourian will review your goals to ensure you are happy with your results.