Breast augmentation (also known as breast implants, breast enhancement surgery, breast enlargement, or a boob job) is a surgical procedure, under the umbrella of cosmetic surgery, designed to increase the size of your breasts, correct proportion issues and help balance the overall aesthetics of the bust line.
Typically, breast augmentation surgery can help those who:
Breast Augmentation Surgery Options
Breast augmentation procedures are performed by inserting implants under the breasts to enlarge them. Implants are placed behind the breast, not within the breast tissue, and can be inserted either:
Between the breast tissue and the chest muscle, or Behind the chest muscle (pectoralis major)
Each position has advantages and disadvantages, and which one is right for you will depend on your body type and desired outcome from your breast augmentation. Your surgeon will be able to provide further details in your consultation, along with making a recommendation on which position and type of implant is most suitable for you.
Breast implants come in varying sizes depending on the patient’s desires and maintain a consistent shape and firmness regardless of size.
Breast Augmentation Procedure Consultation
At Sculpt we understand it is essential for women to be involved in the treatment planning process for all our procedures, and a breast augmentation procedure is no different. This is why our expert plastic surgeons will always sit with you to discuss your goals and what type of breast augmentation surgery may be right for your body. We do this by:
What can I expect after breast augmentation?
Immediately after cosmetic surgery, it is normal to feel pressure on your chest, some discomfort and moderate pain. We would advise you to take regular pain relief for comfort. The first few days may require stronger pain relief medication but after that, you can gradually reduce the pain medication.
Breast Augmentation Before and After
View a series of breast augmentation surgery before and after photos at our gallery page.