surgical enlargement improves or restores the firmness and fullness
of the breasts and can be performed in adults of all ages. Breast
Augmentation or Enlargement may be required for a number of reasons.
Some women who have small breasts feel that their figures are out
of proportion to their frame, and they would like the breasts to
be larger. Occasionally, the breasts may lose some of their substance
following pregnancy and breast-feeding.
operation is carried out in a private hospital under general anaesthetic.
A small incision is made along the crease below the breast, around
the areola, or in the armpit and an implant is inserted. The most
frequently used breast implants are made of an envelope that is
filled with silicone gel or normal saline (salt water).
the breasts are droopy, a breast lift may be necessary at the same
time. Depending on the degree of the problem, a periareolar or a
full lift may be necessary. The breast lift or Mastopexy can be
carried out with several techniques. The scar lines are different
in each technique and your surgeon will discuss this at the consultation.
average stay in hospital is one to two days and full recovery in
one to two weeks.