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Buttock Augmentation

Gluteal Augmentation with Implants

Buttock augmentation increases the volume of the gluteal region, through the exact placement of silicone implants. This surgery can be complemented with liposuction of other areas of the body, as considered by the doctor.

It is one of the most popular techniques of plastic surgery that can achieve a natural, elegant and harmonious result with the rest of your body.

There are different types of implants, all are made of cohesive medical grade silicone, however the shapes vary: there are round, oval and diamond-shaped buttock implants.

How is buttock augmentation with implants performed?

An incision is made laterally between the buttocks about 2 mm lateral to the midline. Subsequently, a pocket is formed through the gluteal muscles, where the implant is placed. Sometimes fat grafting is used in conjunction with the implants, this allows to give a better shape and contour to the body.

Frequently asked questions

Patients who are in good general health and want to improve their shapeless or very low-fat buttocks.

It lasts approximately two hours with a comfortable and calm recovery.

Buttock implant surgery is a procedure that is usually performed under general anesthesia. 

For a couple of days you should be in a prone position to avoid pressure on the implants. It is very important to follow all the doctor's instructions, this will depend on the success of the final result. 


The drains are normally removed on the 10th day, these will help to drain all the liquid accumulated in the area where the surgery was performed. You should avoid physical activity to avoid complications. It is important to consider at least 15 days away from work activitie

Technical data sheet

Hospitalization: 1 night or outpatient

Anesthesia: Epidural block or general anesthesia.

Surgery Time: 2 hours

Resting Time: 5 to 21 days

Dr. José Cortés

Dr. José Cortés

Graduated as a Surgeon from the University of Guadalajara.

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