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 Implants in Australia

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Hodgkinson, Darryl FACCS 02 9362 7400
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Moore, Colin FACCS 0414 251 234    Website