Cosmetic Procedures

Body Implant (Buttock, pectoral & calf)

Procedure
insertion of a silicone implant (usually behind a muscle) to enlarge the appearance of the muscle.
Length
1 to 3 hours.
Anesthesia
Usually general.
In/ Outpatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Temporary discomfort, tightness of tissues, swelling, bruising. Temporary nerve numbness or tingling.
Risks
Movement of the implant. Infection, bleeding, hypertrophic or keloid scarring. If implants become infected they would most likely need to be removed, and then re-inserted once the tissues have healed.
Recovery
Back to work 7 to 10 days, exercise 4-6 weeks.
Duration
Permanent.

Doctors performing this procedure: Body Implant (Buttock, pectoral & calf) in Australia

Doctors performing this procedure: Body Implant (Buttock, pectoral & calf) outside of Australia