What is Breast Enlargement?
Breast enlargement surgery, or Boob Job is one of the most popular procedures in the UK. Many women decide to undergo breast enlargement surgery to increase the volume of their breasts due to their naturally small size or following extreme weight loss, pregnancy or breastfeeding.
How is Breast Enlargement Performed?
The procedure involves placing silicone implants under the breast tissue by making a small incision either around the nipple or under the breasts. The incision depends on the patients’ size of breasts, positioning of breasts, size of implants and shape of implants. The implants are placed either in front or behind the chest muscles depending on the size of the patient’s chest.
Round and Anatomical Breast Implants
There are two types of silicone implants used in breast enlargement surgery, namely round and anatomical. Round implants are very popular due to their fuller and proportioned shape. Alternatively, anatomical implants are shaped like a teardrop to mimic the natural look and feel of a real breast.
Both round and anatomical implants come in smooth and textured versions. Textured implants are designed to stay securely in their position, while smooth implants are less likely to ripple. During the initial consultation, your surgeon will take all this into consideration as well as your body type and desired results to choose the right breast shape and size for you.
Our surgeons use both MENTOR® and MOTIVA®, the leading breast implants approved by the FDA
All Inclusive Breast Enlargement Package
Package includes pre-op tests, aftercare essentials, support bra, 1 night hospital stay, 4 nights hotel stay, VIP transfers, free guest, English speaking patient co-ordinator and a nurse
On the morning of your procedure, you will be picked up by your patient coordinator and transferred to the hospital where you will have a consultation with your surgeon. He will assess your chest wall to determine the right implant shape and size for you. Afterwards, you will have medical tests to check your suitability for surgery and once confirmed the procedure will last around 1 hour. You will spend the night at the hospital following your surgery
You will be discharged from the hospital in the morning following a check-up by your surgeon. You will be transferred to your hotel where you will continue to rest
You are advised to continue resting, but once you start feeling better you can go out to explore the city on day 3
You will have a final check-up by your surgeon and you will be ready to go home after receiving instructions on postoperative care. Stitches do not need to be removed as they are dissolvable
On your last day our driver will take you to the airport in one of our VIP transfers
Everything You Need to Know
Length of Stay
Around 1-2 hours
1 day after procedure
Time off Work
3 days after procedure
2 weeks after procedure
On back for 4 weeks
Before & After
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Breast enlargement?
Breast Enlargement involves making a small incision either in the armpit, or under the breasts and placing silicone implants into the breast tissue. The implants are then placed either over or behind the muscle depending on the size of the patient’s chest.
Am I a suitable candidate for Breast Enlargement?
Breast enlargement surgery is one of the most popular procedures in the world. Many women decide to undergo breast enlargement surgery to increase the volume of their breasts due to their naturally small size or following extreme weight loss, pregnancy or breastfeeding.
What should I expect during my consultation with the surgeon?
During your consultation with the surgeon you will discuss your expectations and potential results, giving you a chance to decide together which size breast implants are best for you and your frame. He will go through your medical history and test results with you to ensure your suitability for the procedure. After clearly explaining how a Breast Enlargement is performed, he will physically examine you and draw detailed markings on your breasts. You will then be given information about your post-op recovery and be prepared for your surgery.
How long do breast implants last?
Typically, Breast Implants come with a 10-15 year warranty after which you may have to think about replacing them.
Will my breast implants be placed over or under the muscle?
Breast Implants can be placed either over the muscle or under the muscle. depending on the size and shape of the breast, the looseness of the skin and your existing breast tissue. In order to achieve the most natural results, your surgeon will decide the best option for you, explaining it in full detail during your physical consultation.
Can I breastfeed after Breast Enlargement surgery?
Yes absolutely! Breast Enlargement surgery will not affect your ability to breastfeed as this procedure doesn’t involve the ducts or the areas of your breasts involved in milk production.
When can I expect to return to work?
It depends on the type of job that you do. Normally, you can return to work within 10 days if your job is sedentary. For more active jobs we recommend taking up to 2 weeks off work because you must avoid any strenuous activities involving arm movement in the first 6 weeks following Breast Enlargement surgery.
Will I be left with scars?
Incisions from a Breast Enlargement are usually 2-3 cm long and they are positioned in the most discreet places making them almost invisible. Over time, any scars that you do have will fade and they will be barely noticeable.
When can I expect to see my results?
Most patients will start seeing their results after three months as that’s how long it can take for your breasts to heal. While you’ll see the size of your breasts straightaway, it’s common for breasts appear in a higher position right after surgery. Once your breasts are healed and your implants are settled, they will gradually “drop and fluff” into their natural position.
Don’t forget that specific results cannot be guaranteed as every individual has different bodies therefore everyone’s results will vary.
Should I bring a friend with me?
Our dedicated patient coordinators and nurses will be with you during every step of your journey, however when having a surgical procedure anywhere it’s always best to have a familiar face with you.
When can I take a shower?
You can take a shower 2-3 days after surgery.
How long does the operation take?
It takes around 1-2 hours.
What type of anesthesia will be used?
Breast Enlargement surgery is performed under general anaesthesia.
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