Hydrogel Buttock Injections Reviews
Hydrogel Butt Injections are not safe, they are not FDA approved and so are illegal in the US.
Please read the doctors advice and stay away from this procedure.
Hydrogel injections are not FDA approved . Therefore it is illegal to inject in the U.S.
There have been reports of terrible and catastrophic outcomes.
Do not seek out services that are not proven and safe. (David Nicholas Csikai, MD, Jacksonville Plastic Surgeon)
This is not an effective treatment
There is no FDA approved injectable that has been created for large volume injectiona to the buttocks.
The only thing you should consider is either fat grafting or buttock implants. Fat grafting is preferable. (Saeed Marefat, MD, Washington DC Plastic Surgeon)
Buttock enhancement with synthetic injections prone to complications
You have heard numerous warnings here of the possible risks associated with injection of synthetic materials, such as hydrogel, into the buttocks. Because of the potential danger and lack of approval from the FDA you will not find a reputable Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who performs such procedures.
I have now treated serious complications in several patients at my hospital who have undergone Hydrogel injections in South America.
But other substances such as liquid silicone and PMMA are not safe alternatives either. So there is no shortcut to safe, quality results and careful surgical treatment remains the best and only sensible option. (Peter Bray, MD, Toronto Plastic Surgeon)
Hydrogel Butt Injections
This substance is not approved by the FDA for soft tissue fill. It has been the cause of numerous problems and hardening of the buttock area.
The best treatment is fat grafting to the buttocks. (Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD, Houston Plastic Surgeon)
Hydrogel butt injections: Stay Away!!!
Hydrogel injections virtually always lead to horrendous complications either immediately or over the course of life. Stay away as if you have one of these complications you will certainly need reconstructive surgery. Fat grafting can be done in the office under local anesthesia.
I use a waterjet liposuction machine that is painless and yields great fat. This technique works really well for me but there are many other ways to do it. Find an honest and reputable plastic surgeon and let them guide you to the best intervention for you. (Rian A. Maercks, MD, Miami Physician)
The reason it is hard to find a surgeon who does these injections is because it is not approved by the FDA. There have been many serious complications described. We perform Natural Fill which is using your own fat to enhance your buttocks.
This is done without general anesthesia. (Rigo Mendoza, MD, Tampa Plastic Surgeon)