Butt Implants

Enhances the butt with silicone implants

By Kai Wade, Director of Communications & Social MediaLast modified: March 29, 2012

Butt Implants

Everyone dreams of having the perfect rear-end. Unfortunately, the gluteal muscles in the buttocks are one of the most difficult areas of the body to tone and shape, and aging causes buttocks to lose definition. Buttock implants is a plastic surgery procedure aimed to restore or enhance the curves of the backside with silicone implants.

Butt Implants Defined

Butt implants also known as, buttock implants can enhance your derrière in the same way as breast augmentation can enhance your breast size and shape. The butt is reshaped using silicone implants to achieve the size and shape derrière the patient wants. As with breast implants, butt implants come in all different shapes and sizes. Unlike breast implants, silicon butt implants are a soft solid implant that cannot be molded to shape.

A Good Candidate For Butt Implants

Anyone who wants to bring their figure into proportion, make their rear end more prominent by enhancing the size or adding lift to a flat butt could be a candidate for butt implants.

Butt Implants Procedure

Butt implants surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure and patients are able to return home within a few hours of surgery. Plastic surgeons make a small pocket incision to insert the buttock implants (also known as gluteal implants). Buttock implants are generally placed beneath the gluteal muscle to ensure natural looking results. Implants are placed in the buttocks simultaneously to ensure symmetrical looking results.

Butt Implants Recovery And Results

Recovery from butt implants can be uncomfortable initially, as the buttocks are tender from surgery and the implants settle into their natural position. Patients may find it difficult to sit immediately following surgery. Plastic surgeons will attach a compression bandage to the buttocks following buttock implant surgery to hold the implants in place and prevent swelling. Within 4 weeks of surgery, patients have generally recovered and are able to resume all activities. As the muscles in the buttocks stretch, the butt implants will feel more natural.

Cost Of Butt Implants

On average, the cost of butt implants is $4,500USD, however this can range up to $15,000 USD in some locations. Patients who are considering buttock implants are advised to compare plastic surgery costs at different clinics. Plastic surgery procedure costs vary between locations and patients may save money on butt implants by traveling abroad for surgery.

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