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BREAST ENLARGEMENT

A breast enlargement, or otherwise known as breast augmentation surgery, very simply adds volume to the breast, making them larger and rounder with the addition of modern breast implants.

Breast enlargement is still the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure.

The procedure is ideal for:

Professional medical service of Breast Plants

The Surgeon starts by making a small incision – this is normally just below the breast in the crease, so it will be unnoticeable after healing under normal underwear. He will then create a pocket for the breast implant to go in. At your consultation your surgeon will discuss with you the positioning of the implant, depending on your physical characteristics and the look you are trying to achieve.

“Submuscular” – implant placed partially or totally under the pectoralis major muscle
“Subglandular” – implant placed on top of the muscle and over the glands

After careful placement of the implant, the wound is closed and dressed. You will be given specific aftercare instructions by your Surgeon, but most patients are advised to wear a post-operative bra or chest strap for the first few weeks. We also advise you take a week off work.

FAQs

Q: What Size Can My Breasts Be Increased To?

The surgeon will usually attempt to increase your bust size by at least two sizes, for example from A to C cup size. However, you can only be made as large as medically possible. During your consultation the surgeon will be able to assess approximately the cup size that you will increase to afterwards.

Q: Where Do The Implants Go – “Under” Or “Over” The Muscle?

At your consultation and in discussion with you, your surgeon will choose the positioning of the implant, depending on your physical characteristics. “Submuscular” – implant placed partially or totally under the pectoralis major muscle “Subglandular” – implant placed on top of the muscle and over the glands

Q: Will My Breasts Look And Feel Natural?

Yes, once the breasts have settled. During the first few weeks following your operation your breast enhancement will feel very firm, swollen and pert

Q: What Implants Do You Use?

We only use high quality Silicon implants. We do not use PIP Breast Implants and stopped using these over a year ago in Spring 2009.

Q: How Do I Know Which Size To Go For?

Don’t worry – your surgeon will assess your physiology and discuss your preferences with you before recommending the best implant to suit your frame and give you the look you want.

Q: Will I Need To Take Time Off Work?

Yes, normally 7 -10 days is required off work unless your job involves any lifting or carrying, then you may be advised to take more time off. In this case the surgeon can supply you with a medical certificate for your employer.

Q: What Care Do I Need To Take Post-Operatively?

Our Patient Care Coordinator will give advice and you’ll also receive a free Patient Information Booklet at your consultation. Do give consideration to post-surgical support bras – the right garment will really help your healing and recovery.

Q: Why Would I Need To Have My Implants Replaced ?

Implants can be replaced for many reasons, including wanting to change the shape or size of the implants, breasts change due to weight loss or gain, age or having children.

Q: Will There Be The Same Amount Of Discomfort ?

The pocket or capsule has already been made so if the implants are going in the same position, for example under or over the muscle, there should be less discomfort than the previous procedure.

Q: Is The Recovery The Same ?

Having a breast implant replacement should be treated the same as the initial procedure, 1 week off work and 4-6 weeks recovery.

Q: Will There Be More Scarring ?

Where ever possible the surgeon will use the existing scar for the incision, there may be instances where an uplift may also be required and more scarring would then be necessary but the surgeon will discuss this in full at consultation.