Brazilian Butt Lift Fat Transfer vs Gluteal Implant Buttock Augmentation

February 21, 2018

Buttock augmentation has been performed more frequently in the past decade.  There’s approximately over 21,000 procedures performed in the past year alone. The most popular methods for buttock augmentation involve silicone implants and autologous fat grafting.

 

So which Buttock Augmentation Procedure is safer and have lesser risks and complications?

 

The most commonly reported complications in 2375 patients receiving silicone implants has an overall complication rate of 21.6 percent (n = 512).


• Wound dehiscence (9.6 percent)
• Seroma (4.6 percent)
• Infection (1.9 percent)
• Transient sciatic paresthesias (1.0 percent

 

The most commonly reported complications in 3567 patients receiving autologous fat injection has an overall complication rate of 9.9 percent (n = 353)


• Seroma (3.5 percent)
• Undercorrection (2.2 percent)
• Infection (2.0 percent)
• Pain or sciatalgia (1.7 percent)

Reference:


Sinno, et al. Determining the Safety and Efficacy of Gluteal Augmentation: A Systematic Review of Outcomes and Complications. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Apr;137(4):1151-6

 

Emmanuel De La Cruz MD, PLLC
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Houston, Texas

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

FOLLOW US
JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest

The Woodlands Clinic

2219 Sawdust Road Unit 1203  The Woodlands, TX

77380

Houston Clinic  (Coming Soon)

15018 FM 529

Houston, TX 77084

© 2018 De La Cruz Plastic Surgery and KOKO Art Studio. All Rights Reserved.