Understand Your Options For Buttock Augmentation

Buttock enhancement’s popularity is growing. Today women and men are seeking a more lifted, projected, and shaped buttock that reflects youth and physical fitness. In some ways the U.S. is just now catching up to the rest of the world, as surgeons from around the globe and particularly in South America have been addressing this trend for decades.

When deciding on a buttock augmentation be sure to ask your plastic surgery doctor to see several buttock augmentation before and after pictures of his/her work.

Options For Buttock Augmentation

The questions still exist:

  • Is it safe?
  • What is the best method?
  • Who is the best candidate?
  • What is all of this talk about Butt Injections?
To address many of these concerns, here are the five ways to lift or augment the
buttock, along with the pros and cons. 
  • Pros: Immediate results, consistent sizing, longevity
  • Cons: Infection, wound dehiscense (break-down), implant step-off, Implant rotation or malposition, capsular contracture, hematoma, seroma (fluid collection), large scars
  • Pros: Low complication rate (Low chance of hematoma, seroma (fluid collection), infection, etc.), smooth contour, natural appearing, essentially no scars
  • Cons: 3 months for final result, potentially underwhelming results, uncertain long-term results
3. Liposculpture only
  • Pros: Very low complication rate, smooth contour, natural appearing, noscars
  • Cons: 3 months for final result, highest chance for potentiallyunderwhelming results
4. Fillers “Butt Injections"
  • Pros: Mostly unknown, no scars, no anesthesia needed
  • Cons: Off-label and in some cases Illegal use of substances not intended for buttock augmentation, risky infection rates, uncertain scars, uncertain long-term results
5. Surgical Buttock Lift/Tuck “True lifting procedure”
  • Pros: Great option for massive weight loss patients, lifts the buttocks vs. augmenting alone, reliable results, immediate results
  • Cons: Very large scars, need for drains, wound dehiscence (break-down)
Dr. Deal teaches surgeons from around the world how to perform the Brazilian Butt Lift and, in most cases, the BBA is his preferred option. Dr. Deal is a fellowship-trained Double-Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon of Chattanooga. His practice at Southern Surgical Arts is 100% committed, focused, dedicated to cosmetic surgery serving the North Georgia, East Tennessee and North Alabama areas.