How Common are Buttock Implants

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Have you wondered how common are buttock implants? Buttock implants are not as popular as a Brazilian buttock lift and this is because of the high incidence of buttock implant extrusions.

National reports have reported a concerning rate of 1 in 5 failed implant cases that have caused many patients to avoid buttocks augmentation with buttocks implants. Fortunately, recent advances in buttock implant surgical protocols have allowed for a significant decrease in extrusion rates.

How Common are Buttock Implant Surgery for Dr Mowlavi?

At our surgical center, we have only experienced one case of implant extrusion in over 12 years of performing buttocks implant augmentation. If you do not have enough fat to undergo buttock augmentation with your own fat, then implants are your only choice.

If you are wondering how common buttock implants are, then you check on the American Society of Plastic Surgeons website where the number of surgeries performed each year is published. 

How common are buttock implants? Definitely not as many buttocks implants are performed as buttock augmentation with fat transfer. When performed properly, buttock implant augmentation can be an effective means of improving overall buttocks shape and volume.

This is a 21-year-old female following VASER high definition liposuction of the upper and lower back, flanks, lower lateral thighs, and fat grafting to the lateral buttocks and lateral hips as well as buttocks implant augmentation

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