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Is your buttock too small? Is your buttock not round? Is your buttock droopy? Are your hips too small? Have you had butt implant surgery before and are not happy with the results? Did you have buttock implants removed and are left deformed? Did you have a fat transfer or Brazilian buttlift procedure and are not satisfied? Dr. Hughes can certainly help with any number of butt implant options with his office and surgical center in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.
If any of these things bother you, Dr. Hughes has a solution for you. Dr. Hughes offers a wide array of buttock and hip augmentation procedures, and he will have something that will suit any frame.
Dr. Hughes performs hundreds of buttock augmentations each year for patients from around the world. Come in for a consultation to be evaluated or send pictures through this website. Dr. Hughes can even assist you through Skype consultations.
In thinner patients, buttock implants may be the only option to augment as fat reserves may be in too small a supply. The benefits of buttock implants will be that they are permanent solution. The implants are solid silicone with some flexibility. These will not rupture in the conventional sense. They will provide a durable improvement.
Dr. Hughes places implants within the muscle to minimize being able to feel or see the implants. This creates a much more natural result. The intramuscular placement also reduces the risk for capsular contracture and sciatic nerve damage. The main problem with butt implants in general is that some patients think that they are too hard or they look fake. Much of this concern is unwarranted with a butt implant specialist such as Dr. Hughes who can make the result look natural.
Dr. Hughes performs the procedure through two small 6 cm incisions between the buttocks at the top of the buttock crease. A wide array of volumes and shapes of implants can be placed based upon patient anatomical dimensions and desires for augmentation. The procedure takes about 1 to 2 hours to perform. The pocket is meticulously dissected under direct vision for better hemostasis and pocket control. At the end of the operation, the implants are placed in an antibiotic solution into the pocket of the exact same size as the implant. This reduces the risk for rotation or migration of the implant and the likelihood for fluid collection.
There are two main types of solid silicone buttock or gluteal implants. There are round implants and there are oval implants. In general, Dr. Hughes places round implants to improve the roundness of the buttocks, give the illusion of hips, and prevent the buttocks from looking long or narrow. The oval implants can be easily placed – in fact they are much easier to place than round implants – but long narrow buttocks are not frequently the goal of most patients. In addition, no matter how oval implants may be designed or placed they can certainly rotate within the pocket and cause deformity.
Dr. Hughes frequently combines liposuction of the abdomen, flanks, waist and back to improve overall body proportions. Dr. Hughes can transfer fat the buttocks and hips as well at the same time. In fact, many patients will ask Dr. Hughes to perform large buttock implants (Dr. Hughes places many of the largest butt implants available – 712 cc round implants from AART) and then transfer as much fat as possible to the hips to create the most buttock projection and the largest hips possible. This can really create an illusion of an amazing hourglass figure in almost anyone no matter what the starting point.
Dr. Hughes is also an expert at revising butt implants and placing new implants or fat grafting to the buttocks. Dr. Hughes sees at least a couple of patients a week who want butt implant surgeries revised either due to their appearance, or pain, or size concerns, or poor symmetry. Dr. Hughes is an expert at revising pockets and changing the planes of placement of implants. Dr. Hughes corrects buttock deformities after implant removal, infection, fluid collection, tissue trauma or loss, etc.
The main complications of butt implants include fluid collection, infection, bleeding, nerve injury, capsular contracture, extrusion of implants, implant malposition, tissue thinning or implant descent, tissue palpability, tissue visibility, and incision opening with a variety of healing issues.
Dr. Hughes performs the butt implant surgery in a meticulously sterile environment to reduce the risk of surgical site infection to essentially zero. In fact, almost every infection ever encountered occurred a week or more and sometimes 2 to 3 weeks later. This is the result of the patient allowing bacteria to migrate into the incisions due to wiping practices or cleaning methods.
Dr. Hughes will go over an extensive postoperative protocol with you that will include eating 100 grams of protein each day and not being in calorie restricting mode. In almost all cases of wound separation or extrusion, the patient was not consuming adequate calories and protein to heal. After surgery, your body requires more to heal. After having surgery is not the time to start a diet. Patients must have adequate nutrition going into surgery and patients must continue to follow these instructions for at least 8 weeks.
Dr. Hughes will also ask you to limit your activity and perform no exercise for 8 weeks. It is very important for patients to realize that the implants are placed within the gluteus maximus muscle, which is the largest muscle in your body. In addition, it is engaged and contracts when walking and standing, particularly with longer steps or when going up stairs. Thus, the patient should only take small, calculated steps and should refrain from going up and down stairs throughout the recovery process. There is no question that muscle contraction in these situations can increase the risk of complications including implant extrusion, incision opening and wound healing issues, and also fluid collection or seroma formation.
Patients must realize that even a perfectly executed surgery can be sabotaged if postoperative instructions are not followed and activity restrictions are not followed. Buttock implant surgery involves a difficult recovery that requires patient compliance.
Dr. Hughes will frequently place drains with buttock implants, because fluid collection is frequently the only issue that confronts a patient after a surgery with Dr. Hughes.
In the end, a disciplined and receptive patient can enjoy the benefits of a permanently improved buttock and hip contour by having butt implant surgery with one of the few true experts in the field of buttock augmentation. Dr. Hughes performs so many butt implant surgeries and Brazilian buttlift surgeries (BBLs) that Dr. Hughes is not interested in trying to convince the patient that one surgery is bad and one surgery is good. Dr. Hughes will provide recommendations, but in the end it is the patient’s decision on whether to pursue a Brazilian buttlift or butt implant surgery with solid silicone implants.
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Dr. Hughes offers a wide array of buttock and hip augmentation procedures, and he will have something that will suit any frame.