Many patients present for breast enhancement, but are unsure if what they require are breast implants or if they require a lift (mastopexy) procedure, with or without implants. Of course, to be entirely sure, a complete assessment by a fully qualified plastic surgeon experienced in breast enhancement surgery is necessary. However, there are a […]
Breast Augmentation Surgery: Potential Risks
Breast augmentation and breast lift (mastopexy) procedures can dramatically improve the femininity and self confidence of women seeking enhancement of their breasts. The majority of women having breast augmentation will travel through their procedure uneventfully. There are certain things after the operation that should be expected, such as swelling, mild […]
Effect of Incision Choice on Outcomes in Primary Breast Augmentation
If you are thinking about having breast augmentation, one of the factors that needs consideration is the site of the incision (where the cut in the skin will be created to place the implant through).
The options for the incision in breast augmentation are:
1. inframammary (in […]
That’s one of the most common questions that a women considering breast augmentation asks herself and her surgeon, and is particularly relevant when a woman has some degree of ptosis (droopiness) of the breasts. It is a very valid question, as not performing a lift (mastopexy) with an augmentation where it’s indicated can result […]
Breast Augmentation pocket planes explained:
A lot of women considering and researching breast augmentation are still confused about what the different pocket planes into which breast implants can be placed and, in particular, which pocket plane will best suit their body.
In essence, there are two pocket planes that a breast implant can be put into: OVER […]