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15th Aug 2011

Buttock liquid silicone injections part 6 – granuloma formation

Silicone granuloma (painful nodes) is the most common complication of liquid injectable silicone.  Granuloma is a medical and pathological term used to describe the formation  of a mass of immune cells, inflammatory cells and scar tissue that forms when the...

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13th Aug 2011

Buttock liquid silicone injections part 4 – history of liquid silicone injection

To understand the complications of silicone injection to the butt for augmentation we need to understand the history of silicone injection in the breast. Dow Coming Corporation created the first medical grade silicone in the early 1960’s. There were three...

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09th Aug 2011

Reshaping the body with liposuction

In the , my patients frequently want to reshape or contour the stubborn areas of the inner thighs, outer thighs, and waist. Liposuction is a very good option, if used properly to enhance and balance the waist to hip ratio....

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09th Aug 2011

Buttock liquid silicone injections part 3 – fda approved liquid silicone

Silicone does have a role in the medical field. Silicone is used in surgical dressing, implants, and ointments for scar treatment. In addition, the FDA approved liquid silicone in 1994 for the management of retinal detachment caused by a cytomegalovirus...

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07th Aug 2011

Buttock liquid silicone injections part 2 – mechanism of reaction

Any foreign body or device that is introduced in the body will create an inflammatory reaction. This is the way our immune system protects us from anything that it does not recognize. Liquid silicone is not an exception to this...

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05th Aug 2011

Buttock liquid silicone injections part 1 – understanding liquid silicone.

I am seeing an increasing number of patients that comes to my clinic with concerns about butt injection with fillers including silicone. I have also seen patient with silicone penis injection and silicone breast injections. Silicone is one of those...

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05th Aug 2011

Brazilian buttock lift and laser lipo

Fat is removed for a Brazilian butt augmentation with laser lipo. There are different liposuction techniques that can be used to harvest the fat including traditional liposuction. In my practice, I use power-assisted liposuction for this procedure. Power-assisted liposuction is...

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02nd Aug 2011

Butt lift and a tummy tuck – timing for surgery

In , I perform butt reshaping very frequently. To answer your question in regard to having multiple procedures done at the same time, including a tummy tuck, you have to understand what involves the postoperative recovery of the fat transfer...

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