In the following text know how this procedure is carried out and the necessary information so that you can have the necessary care to avoid the possible risks that can arise.
What is gluteus lipoinjection?
It consists of the application of fat by injection into the buttocks. This fat has been extracted from the body itself from areas such as abdomen, waist, back, among others through liposuction and can be reinserted into other parts of the body.
How is it the procedure?
To perform the lipoinyección, the patient must also practice a liposuction since the fat that is extracted in this one is the one that will be used to apply in the gluteos. This fat goes through a preparation that allows decanting and purifying it to eliminate the blood content and the anesthetic liquid, sometimes using antibiotics.
Then by deep injections is applied at strategic sites in the buttocks, as defined by the surgeon to obtain the expected results. On average, about 250 cc of fat is injected into each gluteus. Local or general anesthesia is used depending on the conditions of each patient.
How long does it last?
It can last about 2 to 4 hours, depending on the conditions and amount of fat that is injected into each patient.
Who can do it?
Anyone with a healthy condition and who wants to increase their buttocks, although you have to keep in mind that it is necessary for the patient to have enough body fat left over to perform the procedure.
Does the injected fat remain in the buttocks or is it reabsorbed by the body?
Only part of the injected fat is reabsorbed by the body, on average 30% to 40%. The rest of it is integrated into the muscle and is what allows the increase of buttocks. For that reason, the fat you inject should be a little larger than the amount you are finally expected to remain.
It is very rare that a case is presented in which fat is completely reabsorbed by the body.
What is the advantage of performing gluteal lipoinjection?
There are several advantages such as the fact that the scars are very small and that when injecting the person with the same fat there is no risk of the body rejecting it, as well as that the skin of the buttocks acquire better appearance since it regenerates the Collagen and the thickness of the epidermis. In addition its effect is permanent because most of the fat is not reabsorbed and is integrated with the muscle.
What are the risks of this procedure?
It is a safe procedure but like any other, it is not exempt from complications, although they rarely occur. These may include infections, hematomas, asymmetries, necrosis or fatty embolism, among others. Before any reaction or strange effect, immediately go to your surgeon.
For this reason, it is very important that you consult authorized and qualified medical personnel who guarantee the proper conditions and quality necessary for the correct performance of the procedure.
What care should be taken after the procedure?
During the first few days, avoid sitting or lying on your stomach, walking slowly. Follow the doctor’s instructions about the necessary care, proper food, cleaning the area. Use the sash during the necessary time, which varies between 1 to 3 months.
About a week later you can return to your daily tasks. However, to re-engage in sports activities you should wait 1 to 2 months. After this time, you may have normal physical activity.
What results can be expected?
The effects will be observed after the procedure but only after the first three months will the final result, which will give it a bigger size and a more attractive and molded form to your buttocks.