Category: Body Procedures

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19th Aug 2011

Buttock liquid silicone injections part 8 – renal failure

Severe complications have been documented in different states across the country due to the injection of liquid silicone.  In 2007,performed an investigation of three patients that presented acute renal failure (kidney not working) after an injection of presumably silicone for...

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19th Aug 2011

Buttock liquid silicone injections part 7– silicone emboli syndrome

Suppose you want to have your butt done and you have heard of a new product on the street... Such product supposedly requires minimal down time and you don’t need to have surgery. You contact an individual that you found...

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15th Aug 2011

Buttock liquid silicone injections part 5 – complications

The reaction of liquid silicone can be presented in different ways. For example, we know that not all the patients that have silicone injection have developed significant complications. It seems that when a high amount of silicone is injected, almost...

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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

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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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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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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