Breast Enlargement (Augmentation) Surgery

Breast Enlargement Pre-op Consultation

Breast Enlargement Pre-op Consultation Guides

In this set of guides, we provide you with a comprehensive checklist of questions to ask and things to find out about the cosmetic surgery clinics on your shortlist. We explain what the consultation involves, what you should expect and how you can get the most out of it. We also provide tips on how to weigh up your findings to make your own informed decision as to which breast augmentation clinic and surgeon to choose.

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Breast Enlargement Surgery Risks

Breast Enlargement Surgery Risk Guides

As with all surgical procedures there are risks involved. It is important that you understand these risks so that you can make an informed decision. This set of guides identifies and explains a comprehensive list of the risks of breast augmentation surgery. Risks such as capsular contracture, implant rupture, scarring, infection, breast and nipple sensation and several others. We also discuss breastfeeding with implants.

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Choosing A Plastic (Cosmetic) Surgeon

Breast Surgery Guide The vast majority of plastic surgeons in the UK are well qualified, experienced and competent. However, cosmetic surgery in the UK is not tightly regulated. So how do you pick a good plastic surgeon? Your confidence in the skills of the plastic surgeon will be a key factor in helping you to decide which breast enlargement clinic to choose. You can use the British Association Of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) register, plastic surgery forum and your clinic consultation to help you research and decide.


Sports Bras & Support Bras For After Breast Enlargement Surgery

Breast Surgery Guide Immediately after your breast enhancement operation, it is important to wear a supporting bra for six to eight weeks. This will help shape your new breasts. We provide some tips and practical advice on buying sports and support bras for your recovery period. And, of course, it is also important that you wear one that is the correct bra size!


Recovery & The Short Term Effects Of Breast Enlargement Surgery

Breast Surgery Guide

How will I feel after breast enhancement surgery? Will I be in pain? What will my new breast implants look like? What should I expect? Will there be any swelling? How long will it take for my breasts to settle down to their new shape?. How will I know if I need to contact a doctor or the surgeon? Are these effects temporary or can some be permanent?
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Breast Implant Placement

Breast Surgery Guide Under or over?
Breast implants are placed either under the chest muscle (submuscular) or over it (subglandular). There are also partial unders where the implant is located under the top two thirds of the pectoral (chest) muscle. The advantages of each type of breast implant placement are explained in this guide along with their disadvantages.


Surgical Incisions For Breast Augmentation

Breast Surgery Guide Now to the cutting edge!
For the breast implants to be positioned inside your body, the surgeon must make an incision. In the UK, the most common surgical incision for implant placement is under the breast in the inframammary fold. However, there are other incision options available to the surgeon. We explain the various different breast augmentation incisions and where they are made upon the body.


Would I be suitable for breast enlargement surgery?

Breast Surgery Guide Although you may want breast enlargement surgery, not everyone is eligible. Age and medical health are two of the important factors. But how old do I need to be? What if I am pregnant? How do I know if my medical history is suitable? When will the surgeon or doctor ask about my medical history and what will they ask?