Buttocks Augmentation (Butt Implants) Articles

Once you decide that a butt implant is your best option for more shapely buttocks, you must determine the placement of the implants. For patients wanting more fullness in the upper buttocks area, the butt implants must be placed submuscular. (For patients wanting fullness in the lower buttocks area, see subfascial butt implants) Your cosmetic surgeon or board certified plastic surgeon should lay out your options and help you decide.

Once you decide that a butt implant is your best option, your cosmetic surgeon or board certified plastic surgeon will ask you to chose where you would like the butt implants. The perfect candidate for butt implants subfascial is someone who is looking for a significant increase in fullness in the mid & lower buttocks. (For patients wanting fullness in the upper buttocks area see submuscular butt implants)

The Royal Wedding had millions of viewers glued to the TV screens earlier this year to watch a legend in the making, but it was Kate Middleton’s sister – Pippa Middleton – who sparked the demand for plastic surgery after showing off her figure in a form-fitting gown. The “Pippa Butt Lift” has been making waves across the pond, and is now among the most sought-after plastic surgery procedures for women, according to Miami-based celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Constantino Mendieta.

Kim Kardashian continues to be among the most talked-about and watched Hollywood celebrities and is famous for her curvy figure. Rumors that Kardashian has had butt implants continue to run through the media season after season, but the starlet has stated that she has not had any type of butt augmentation procedure. How does Kim Kardashian maintain that curvy figure and shapely rear? She claims that most of it is genetics and she also maintains a consistent workout routine.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Reality TV shows are creating a greater public awareness of cosmetic surgery and may attribute to the growth in procedures, however, these shows have not caused a rampant increase. The number of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures increased 5 percent in 2004, with more than 9.2 million procedures performed – a growth rate steady with that of the U.S. economy, according to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). New five-year trending data shows cosmetic procedures are up 24 percent from 2000, reports the ASPS.

Butt contouring has been compared to sculpting with the cosmetic surgeon or board-certified plastic surgeon in the role of the artist. Since the procedure is designed to dramatically change the profile of the buttocks gradually over time, the doctor has to have an acute three-dimensional sense of female proportions. Butt contouring is effective for patients with large, misshapen buttocks or those with “boxy” hips.