What Is A Buttock Implant?
A butt implant is a small metal or plastic rod inserted into your body through a small incision. These devices are used to increase the size of your buttocks. They may also be called “butt plugs” or “plugs”. There are several types of implants available today: silicone gel, saline solution, medical grade silicone rubber, and even glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP). All have their advantages and disadvantages.
Silicone Gel Implants
These are the most popular type of implants. They are made from a flexible material called silicone. Silicone gel implants do not require any surgery and can be placed anywhere on the buttocks. The advantage of these implants is they provide immediate results and they last longer than other types of implants.
However, there are some drawbacks to using them such as pain, discomfort, and scarring after removal. Some people experience itching and burning sensations when wearing them.
Saline Solution Implants
Also known as saline butt plug implants, these are similar to silicone gel implants except they contain water instead of silicone. They are less expensive than silicone gel implants but they tend to lose their effectiveness over time due to skin drying out. People with sensitive skin may experience severe allergic reactions when using saline solution implants.
Medical Grade Silicone Implants
These are also similar to silicone gel implants except they are made from medical grade silicone rather than soft recreational grade silicone. They last longer than other types of butt implants and do not cause allergic reactions in most people. These implants are more expensive than the other types of butt implants mentioned.
These implants are made from glass fiber reinforced polymer. They are popular in Europe but not commonly used in the United States. They are typically used to correct deformities such as a flat buttocks.
How much do butt implants cost?
There are several factors that determine the cost of butt implants including:
What type of implant do you want?
Saline solution implants are cheaper than silicone implants. GFRP implants are more expensive than other types of butt implants.
What is the surgeon’s fee for performing the operation?
In the United States, this typically costs between $3,000 and $6,000.
Do you need to travel to a different country for the operation?
In which case you will have additional expenses such as flights, hotel rooms, travel insurance, etc. Some people choose to save money by finding cheaper alternatives such as getting a place to stay on Airbnb.
Does the surgeon require payment in advance or are you able to pay for the procedure over time?
If you need to pay for the procedure in advance this can cause the cost of butt implants to go up because you will have to pay a larger amount of money all at once.
Do you want to get a temporary implant or a permanent implant?
Temporary butt implants are cheaper than permanent implants but they typically last for 12 to 18 months before they need to be replaced.
The cost of butt implants varies significantly depending on your surgeon and where you get the procedure done. In general, you can expect to pay between $4,000 and $15,000 depending on how much you want to change the size of your buttocks.
What are the benefits of butt implants?
Butt implants can give you a larger, rounder, shapelier butt. They can also create an increase in sensation in that area. Butt implants are typically made from FDA approved materials that are safe for medical use.
What are the risks and complications?
The risks and complications associated with butt implants are similar to the risks and complications of other types of surgery. Infection is a possibility, as is bleeding, an allergic reaction to anesthesia, discoloration around the incision sites, and failure of the implants to achieve the expected results. Your buttocks may not end up looking exactly how you want them to.
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